Visit Lyle

Lyle Engineering Academic Information Session

Information sessions and tours for prospective students are offered Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and are not available during University Holidays. During this time, you will have the opportunity to meet with a member of the Lyle Recruitment & Retention Office and receive a tour of the engineering facilities. 


Daily Visits

In addition to the Lyle Engineering Academic Information Session, daily visits through the SMU Admissions Office are offered Monday through Friday, allowing you to tailor activities to your interests, to get an authentic Mustang-life experience. Each daily visit includes a 30-minute information session, immediately followed by a one-hour campus tour.  

Other Special Days to Visit Campus

Lyle Academic Spotlight

Come see the Lyle School of Engineering through the eyes of students and alumni. Explore where students work on innovative projects in state-of-the-art facilities. Learn more about your intended major and the research opportunities you will have as an undergraduate or graduate student. Gain a better understanding of the admissions process and see how Lyle can help you achieve your career goals.

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Mustang Days

Spend a day on campus on Mustang Days, held during the summer preceding the fall of your senior year. Topics covered range from academic offerings and campus life to merit-based scholarships and financial aid, and includes a campus tour.

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For 9th through 11th graders, Springfest is an introduction to SMU and the college admissions process. This one-day, on-campus program includes workshops, academic sessions and a campus tour.

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Group Visits

Arrange a visit for groups of 15 – 40 students in 9th through 12th grades, held most Mondays through Fridays. You can choose an admission information session, a campus tour, or both. 

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Elementary or middle school groups are welcome to bring students for a self-guided tour; however, we are not able to give an information session or guided tour at this time. Please do not register for a regular daily campus visit.