Policies & Procedures
University Policy Manual
Eligibility of Student Athletes, Academic Support for At-Risk Student Athletes, and Tutoring Protocol
Student athletes comprise approximately 7% of the SMU undergraduate student population
and as such are significant in their numbers as well as in their roles representing the university.
As full-time students at a rigorous university, the academic demands on their time are
Policies and Procedures for Approval of Academic Changes
SMU encourages creativity and innovation in curricular development. For curricular or academic program changes, notice and approval beyond the initiating School are often necessary.
PSRD Policy for Pre-majors
SMU's Probation, Suspension, Reinstatement and Dismissal procedures can be found in the University Catalog
SMU faculty members excel at teaching, carry out ambitious research agendas, and perform important service as members of the University community. Faculty balance these rewarding yet demanding roles with important personal commitments and family roles, to children, spouses and domestic partners, and parents. SMU seeks to support its faculty in balancing and excelling at these roles.