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Residence Life & Student Housing fosters the foundational SMU experience where every student belongs, learns, and connects through their residential community. We make campus home. Experience it for yourself.

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Residential Commons

Residential Commons

SMU’s Residential Commons are designed to integrate the academic, residential and social experience and create a sense of belonging. A student’s Commons is their home base and each Commons is a microcosm of SMU.
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Upper Division Housing

Upper-division students may elect to stay in their Residential Commons or move to a variety of Upper Division options which facilitate self-discovery for residents with independent learning opportunities, including SMU managed fraternity housing.
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Service House

The SMU Service House (SMUSH) is a residence hall for 28 students dedicated to service and social change. This community provides upperclassmen with the ideal opportunity to share their passion for helping others.
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SMU Apartments

SMU owns and manages four apartment buildings that are located next to campus. These apartments offer students the privacy of independent living with the convenience of campus location. And at multiple price points, there is a unit in everyone's budget!

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