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COVID-19 Information

Thank you for your commitment to keep our campus healthy and Mustang Strong. As of May 15, 2022, SMU sunset many of the pandemic protocols in place the past two years. Please reference the information below for specific information on testing, masking, vaccinations and more.

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Masks are optional on the SMU campus in indoor spaces with the exception of the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center.

The University’s case management, required case reporting, voluntary vaccine reporting and daily maintenance of the dashboard have been discontinued.

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is not required to attend or work at SMU. The University offers students, faculty and staff — as well as employees’ spouses and dependents — the option to get vaccinated and boosted on campus at the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center.

You can learn more and schedule your vaccine or booster by visiting the Health Center website or by calling 214-768-2141 (option 1).

Members of the SMU community have several options to test for COVID-19.

Students

No-cost COVID-19 testing is available at the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center for students. You can learn more and schedule your test by visiting the Health Center website or by calling 214-768-2141 (option 1).

Employees and Families

SMU continues to provide access to convenient COVID-19 testing for employees and their families, including adjunct faculty and their families. Please visit the Human Resources website for more information.

If you are feeling ill and experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home and rest until you are well and prepared to return to campus. Students should contact their professor and make-up any lost work. Faculty and staff can alert their dean or supervisor if they plan to miss time due to illness. The University discontinued its case management program and no longer requires individuals with a confirmed case of COVID-19 to report it to SMU.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers useful isolation and quarantine guidance.