As Fall Semester 2013 comes to an end, here are some important dates to keep in mind:

  • Dec. 9: Last day of instruction
  • Dec. 10-11: Reading days
  • Dec. 12-18: Examinations
  • Dec. 13: Fall exhibits come to a close, check this post for all exhibit information.
  • Dec. 19: Residence halls close at 10 a.m. for Winter Break

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December Commencement

  • The 2013 December Commencement is Saturday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. Ray L. Hunt will be the speaker. Hunt was a member of the 1965 class of SMU, graduating as a University Scholar and an Outstanding Business Student Award with a degree in economics. Today he is a leader in the global energy industry and serves as president and CEO of Hunt Consolidated Inc. and chair of Hunt Consolidated Energy and Hunt Consolidated Investments.
  • Faculty: Prior to commencement there is a faculty breakfast in the Miller Champions Club of Moody Coliseum at 8:45 a.m. Retired and current faculty must be in the lobby of the Blanton building by 9:45 in academic dress.
  • Guests: Tickets are not needed to attend December Commencement. The doors to Moody Coliseum open at 8:30 a.m. and guests are encouraged to be seated by 9:45 a.m.
  • If you are unable to attend December Commencement, you can livestream the ceremony.

A quick look at 2014:

  • Jan. 6: First day of J Term (Plano & Taos)
  • Jan. 12: Residence halls open
  • Jan. 17: First day of Spring 2014 classes