SMU has embarked on the construction of a new housing complex on Bush Avenue north of Mockingbird Lane. No streets currently are closed because of the project. The project consists of new Residential Commons buildings which will add 1,250 beds to SMU’s housing inventory, a new Dining Commons to serve the entire SMU community, and a new 800 space Parking Garage. The construction of the new housing started January 2012 and is scheduled for completion summer 2014, opening for the Fall 2014 semester. Read more.