Admit Portal

Welcome to SMU Perkins!

Congratulations on your admission to SMU Perkins School of Theology! Below you will find important resources for your transition into the SMU community.

Getting Started with Classes

Fall 2023 Class Schedule

- Check out what classes will be available this semester

New Student Orientation: 

 - DALLAS: AUGUST 18; 9a-3p (check in at 8:45 a.m.)


Financial Literacy Program (FLP) Canvas Course (Required)

 - Complete the 6-part FLP Saving Grace course (Canvas access granted upon enrollment)

Barnes & Noble Bookstore

- Buy textbooks and much more

Canvas Tutorial

- Watch this tutorial to learn about the learning management system used throughout SMU

SMU Interactive Map

- As an SMU student, you may want a review this interactive map to familiarize yourself with campus


Forms to Complete

UMC Release Form

-Form authorizes the school to release basic information about UMC students to UMC bodies

Look Book Photos

- Consent form is linked above. Photos should be emailed to Laura Figura at using this document as a guide. 

Health History Form

- Complete this form and send to the SMU Health Center

Information about SMU Services

The Bridwell Quarterly

- Learn about news, events, and features from the Bridwell Library

SMU Bursar’s Office

- Learn about payment deadlines, tuition costs, and contact information

SMU Financial Aid

 - Learn about federal and private loan opportunities 

SMU Health Insurance

- Learn about obtaining student health insurance 


- Learn about housing opportunities on or around campus in Dallas and Houston

Job Board

- Learn about job opportunities in Dallas and Houston

Parking and ID Services

- Order parking pass, ID card, and free DART pass (Dallas students)

Course Technology Requirements

-Learn about technology needs and expectations for Perkins students 

SMU IT Help Desk

- Get answers to questions about logging into or navigating or Canvas

Questions? Contact Christina Rhodes, Associate Director of Enrollment Management at 214.768.3411 or