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Nearly 400 SMU students participate each year in the University’s 22 international study-abroad programs throughout Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia.


Financial Accounting

The Financial Accounting Department is responsible for the integrity of the University's financial information as well as internal and external financial reporting.

Department Directory

Links for the University Community Only:

View the Year End Memo and Year End Calendar for FY 2014


Policies & Procedures (documents open in new window)

    Credit Card Policies and Procedures

    Appendix I:   Merchant Setup Requirements

    Appendix II:  Deposits & CC Deposit Entry Form

    Appendix III: Record Retention

    Appendix IV:  Credit Card Contact Information

   Account Reconciliation Policy



Quick Links - link to search tools, accounting forms and other useful information

SMU Chart of Accounts - learn more about SMU chartfield structure, including lists of Funds, Accounts and Orgs

Entering Online Journal Entries - download training guide on how to enter journal entries in SMU Financials