Frequently Asked Questions

The UAC has compiled a list of frequently asked questions and organized them by topic area. Simply click on one of the topics in the menu bar to find the questions and answers. If you can't find the answer to your question here, please reach out to your advisor.

If you are a SMU parent, you can also refer to our Parents page which has several frequently asked questions that are more specific to parents.

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Common Curriculum

Not sure what Common Curriculum requirements you need? We can help you figure that out.

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Do you have a question about classes or hours? Look here for an answer.

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Majors & Minors

If you're curious about what classes you need for your major/minor or how to declare a major/minor, look here.

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Look here for all the my.SMU basics - swapping a class, dropping a class, holds, and more!

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Grades & GPA

If you have a question about your GPA or a grade you received, your question may be answered here.

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Other Common FAQs

From transfer credits to determining what year you are - find out if your question has been answered here.

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