2012 Fall Term Calendar
|April 2- August 24
MON - FRI
Fall 2012 CONTINUING STUDENT ENROLLMENT. All undergraduates and graduate Dedman & Meadows.
First-year Student Conferences/Transfer and Readmitted Student Conferences/Enrollment. For more information contact the AARO offices at 214-768-4560 or visit
||Payment due date.
||First day of
classes for Fall 2012.
||Last day to enroll, add courses, or drop courses without grade record or tuition billing for Fall 2012. Last day to file for December graduation.
||First day of Spring 2013 CONTINUING STUDENT ENROLLMENT. All undergraduates and graduate Dedman & Meadows students.
||Last day to drop a course for Fall 2012.
Courses dropped after August 24th will be assigned an administrative grade of W.
||LAST DAY TO
WITHDRAW FROM THE UNIVERSITY
|6 - 12
||THURS - WED
||FALL 2012 EXAMS
ALL CONTINUING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, DEDMAN GRADUATE, MEADOWS GRADUATE, COX GRADUATE (EXCEPT EMBA), PERKINS THEOLOGY, DEDMAN LAW, AND LYLE ENGINEERING GRADUATE (EXCEPT MILITARY AND NTU) STUDENTS
Check Access SMU (https://access.smu.edu) for your
enrollment appointment time and any service indicators (holds) which
need to be cleared prior to your enrollment.
Check Access.SMU for course
(https://access.smu.edu), by using Class Search. For a listing
of courses in the General Education Curriculum,
For a copy of a Trial Schedule to assist you with schedule planning,
All undergraduate students must meet
with an academic adviser prior to enrolling for a term for
assistance in planning majors and minors and scheduling courses that
will count towards their graduation requirements. Failure to meet
with the academic adviser prior to enrolling for a term may result
in sanctions. After the initial required advising session for the
term, students are encouraged to seek assistance from their academic
adviser when considering adding and dropping courses. Students have
the final responsibility for the accuracy of their enrollment, the
applicability of their courses towards their degree requirements,
and their academic performance.
All students are to provide the
University registrar a current home and mailing address, telephone
number (cell number if available), and emergency contact. Under
Personal Information on Access.SMU, all students must provide
accurate information as requested.
After verifying this information in each of the requested areas, the
student must check the appropriate box to indicate that the
information has been updated and verified. At that time, a date will
appear indicating that the information had been verified and/or
It is very important that all students go into Access.SMU (http://access.smu.edu)
under Personal Information and check the accuracy of this
information. If this information is not verified in a timely manner,
a HOLD might be placed on student accounts for any future enrollment
terms at SMU.
University policy requires that all students have current home
address (local), mailing address, and telephone information on file
as well as a cell number if available. Students may have other
address types on file, including a Residence Address where you are
currently living (street number, street name, city, state --- a
P.O.Box is not valid for this address type).
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS are required to have a home, mailing, and
To update parent addresses, please complete the update form -
for the form.
permission before attempting to enroll in a course that requires
You must clear all service
indicators (holds) prior to enrolling. Some financial holds may not
be updated for 24 hours.
Decide on the Campus Essentials
(parking, meal plan, yearbook, pony express, health center, arts
package, sports package), you want to purchase as you enroll for
your classes. To purchase Campus
Essentials go to Access.SMU.
You may enroll from any web-based
computer. For web registration instructions,
- Financial Aid -
UNDERGRADUATE students who
wish to receive Financial Aid for the
2012-13 academic year must file an 2012-13 FAFSA
and 2012-13 CSS Profile. UNDERGRADUATE These
forms need to be completed by
APRIL 15th for
priority consideration. All other
requested documents must be filed no later
than July 1st. (Includes Verification,
Proof of Citizenship, Non Custodial Parent
Due to the current
economic climate, we are experiencing higher
demand for funds. Please
respond promptly to any and all Financial
Aid requests. GRADUATE
students who wish to receive Financial Aid
for the 2012-13 academic year must file the
2012-13 FAFSA. ALL STUDENTS:
Please check your email frequently for
updates or requests for additional
information from the Financial Aid Office.
Award notifications will be sent to your
SMU email account in early June. Please
remember all holds must be cleared prior to
- Clear your account.
bill notification will be sent to your SMU
e-mail account, depending on when you
enroll. Update your billing address and
check your SMU campus e-mail on a
basis. You may also view your account
on-line at Access.SMU through SMU.pay. Pay your invoice
amount on or before payment due date.
Payments may be made on-line by
For further information on payment due date,
visit the Bursar website.
If you have questions concerning your
student account or payment, please contact
Student Financials at 214-768-3417.
For additional information concerning
Enrollment, please contact the University
Registrar's Office by telephone:
214-768-2442, by fax: 214-768-4772 or by
Add/Drop - Fall
Courses may be added/dropped beginning
with your enrollment appointment.
The last day to add a class for Fall 2012 is:
AUGUST 24, 2012
The last day to drop a class with no record/tuition billing for Fall
AUGUST 24, 2012
For courses dropped after August 24, 2012:
A grade of “W” is assigned at term’s end.
Tuition billing is not reduced.
The last day to drop a class for Fall 2012 is:
NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Courses cannot be dropped after November 2, 2012.
Waitlist - Fall 2012
For detailed information concerning
waitlisting a course, click
For a list of courses available for