Honor Council

The Honor Council of Southern Methodist University

The SMU Honor Council, through the SMU Honor Code, oversees the academic conduct of all undergraduate and graduate students at SMU with the exception of those graduate students who are enrolled in the Schools of Business, Education, Law, and Theology. The Council is advised by the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

Honor Council
Information for Students


Information for Faculty

Faculty members who suspect a student has violated the SMU Honor Code should follow one of the following:

  1. Resolve the case informally with the student without filing any paperwork.
  2. Resolve the case formally in writing with the student by using the Faculty Disposition Form.
  3. Refer the case to the Honor Council for a hearing using the Disciplinary Referral Form to the Honor Council.

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards at conduct@smu.edu or call 214-768-4563.