Before  you register... 

For detailed instructions on how to register, please see the complete Registration and Approval Process document.


Step 1: Trainee's supervisor submits a Help Desk Request  (Account Request Form - Administrative Access.SMU). This starts the approval process. ALL Access.SMU training requests MUST be approved by the appropriate Module Lead.

Step 2: Once the Account Request form is approved, you will be notified of the exact approved training classes to select below.

Note: Please DO NOT fill out the following registration form until the above steps have been completed.

Step 3: Complete the following registration form selecting only the approved classes.


Employee's Information:






Last Name: 



First Name: 










Phone Ext: 


Start Date (MM/DD/YY)        

Supervisor's Information:

Supv Last Name:



Supv First Name:


Supv Title:





Supv Email:



Phone Extension:



Access.SMU prerequisite classes are offered approximately every two weeks.  The next available class will be held on:

November 21, 9:30am to 12:00 pm

 Registration closes 24 hours prior to the start of the session.  Without the Account Request form and Approval noted above, your registration will be delayed.

 Prerequiste classes:


2 - in - 1

        Topics: FERPA and an overview of Access.SMU.

3 - in - 1

        Topics: FERPA, overview of Access.SMU, and viewing Student Records.

 Additional Access.SMU Classes Available

 Please Note:  

  • The 3-in-1 class is a pre-requisite for ALL other classes.
  • Classes with an * are online trainings.

  • You will be contacted for scheduling all other classes.

Please ONLY select pre-approved classes. (See top of page for approval request instructions.)

Student Records


   Assign Advisors to Students*

Program/Plans- Update

    DPRs (Degree Progress Reports) -Run*  


    DPRs, Quick "Exploratory"-Run*

Course Catalog & Schedule of Classes

   Service Indicators-Add & Remove * 

(Offered twice a year for fall & spring SOCL)

   Student Groups-Update *  

   Student Specific Permissions-Grant *

   Transfer Evaluations-Run * 

   Unofficial Transcripts, Single-Run * 

   Unofficial Transcripts, Batch-Run*




   Admissions Information (View Only)*     Graduate Application Data Entry


 Financial Aid

     Financial Aid Information (View Only)*     Scholarship Award Pages*


 Student Financials

     Student Financial Information (View Only)*     Post Student Transactions & Charge Reversals*
Campus Community

     Create SMU IDs



   Running Queries*

    Create Basic Queries

Thank you for registering for Access.SMU training. Please enter any comments or questions below.

 Note:  Without a Help Desk Request and Approval, your registration will be delayed. See above.









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