Summer housing is in Morrison-McGinnis. Residents must be enrolled in SMU classes in order to live in summer school housing. Summer housing is primarily double occupancy room with only a few single occupancy rooms. Single occupancy rooms will be assigned in application date order (first come, first served).


  • The double rate for one 5-week session is $850.
  • Double rate for both sessions is $1,700.
  • If available, single rooms are $1,000 for 5 weeks and $2,000 for 10 weeks.

Summer Meal Plans

  • Meal plans are required of all students. Students must select a plan with SMU Dining.    
  • Students enrolled for both session may select either Full Summer Flex ($1,460) OR Full Summer Block 100  ($1,260).     
  • Students enrolled for one session only will have Single Term Block 50 Plan ($825).

Summer School Dates

  • Summer I opens on Friday, May 28 (Move in by appointment time) and closes on Thursday, July 1 at 10 AM
  • Summer II opens on Friday, July 2 (Move in by appointment time) and closes on Thursday, August 5 at 10 AM

Summer "Mini Term"

Applying for "Mini Terms"? Please contact RLSH regarding availability. Due to the short nature of Mini Terms, priority for housing is given to students enrolled for a full 5 Week or 10 Week.

Enrollment Requirement

Students must be enrolled in summer courses at SMU while residing in summer school housing. 

Deadline to Apply

  • Deadline for Summer I and Full Summer applications:  Monday, May 24
  • Deadline for Summer II application:  Monday, June 28

Residents who are not attending May Term must check out no later than 1 PM on the day when the residential communities close for Spring.

Housing & Dining

May Term housing is $365 for double-occupancy and $430 single-occupancy (single availability is limited). A $195 "all flex" plan is required for all May Term residents. Charges will be placed on your SMU student account.


Residents will be notified when the May Term assignment is ready along with instructions on how to pick up the room key. Notification will include whether you are in a single or double room. Due to the short term nature of May Term housing, we are unable to accept roommate requests. Roommate information is not available in advance of May Term.

Move In for May Term

All residents will move to Morrison-McGinnis for May Term. Residents applying for May Term need to plan to move between May 13-15 You will need to check out of your Spring assignment no later than 1 PM on Sunday, May 15.

Move Out for May Term

Check out of May Term housing lasts from 10 AM on Saturday, May 29 to 10 AM on Wednesday, June 1. Students who also wish to continue for summer school must complete a summer application on the housing portal prior to May 24.

Deadline to Apply

Deadline to apply for May Term housing is May 1.