American Airlines is offering a discounted fare for travel to and from Dallas-Fort Worth between August 13 and August 22 for persons attending SMU's Opening Convocation. When booking your flight online, enter Promotional Code A1582AW when making your reservation to obtain a 5% discount. If you need assistance, please call the American Airlines' Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790. Tell the agent that your travel arrangements are for Commencement Weekend at Southern Methodist University.
Avis Rent-A-Car is also
offering a discount. The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD)
Number is A906399. Use the AWD number when calling Avis
directly at 1-888-757-8878 to receive the best possible car
rental rates available.
Parents and guests of incoming first-year or transfer students do not need a ticket to attend the Opening Convocation ceremony on August 19, 2012.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to be seated by 5:15 p.m. to ensure that they see their student process into McFarlin Auditorium. When taking your seat, please do not leave empty seats between your group and others or within your group.
Guests with disabilities can park in the parking lot located
on the northwest side of McFarlin Auditorium facing
Hillcrest Avenue. Entrance to this lot is from McFarlin
Boulevard. You may enter McFarlin Auditorium using the ramp
on the southeast (McFarlin Blvd.) side of the building.
Ushers will be available for assistance.