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SMU continues to monitor Ebola information

SMU remains in close contact with national, state and local health agencies to closely monitor information related to the Ebola virus. The University’s health and safety protocols, as well as resources for travel and other activities, have been outlined in a message to … Continue reading

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2014 security and fire safety report for the SMU campuses now available online

The following message from SMU President R. Gerald Turner was sent to students, faculty and staff on October 1, 2014: Dear members of the SMU community: SMU is committed to fostering a learning and working environment that supports health and … Continue reading

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SMU’s Fall 2014 flu shot clinics now in session

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has scheduled several Fall 2014 flu shot clinics for September and October, with an upcoming session scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 24 in the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports lobby. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as … Continue reading

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SMU recognized by U.S. Department of Homeland Security for antiterrorism preparedness, effectiveness under the SAFETY Act

The SMU Police Department & Emergency Management Program has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for antiterrorism preparedness and effectiveness. In the process, SMU has become the first university in the United States to receive the SAFETY Act … Continue reading

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SMU Health Center offers flu shots ahead of Spring Term 2014

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has dedicated afternoon hours this week to offer flu shots for students, faculty and staff members. The Spring 2014 term begins Friday, Jan. 17. Faculty, staff and students can update their inoculations from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 … Continue reading

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Check the forecast, then check SMU’s inclement weather policy

It’s that time of year when weather conditions may cause schools and businesses to close early or open late. And even when it’s unseasonably warm, Texas weather can change in an instant. When conditions warrant closing or delays, SMU has procedures … Continue reading

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2013 Clery Report now available online

SMU is committed to fostering a secure learning and working environment for our campus community.  As part of that commitment, the SMU Police Department prepares and distributes an annual security report for the University’s main campus, the SMU-in-Plano campus and the SMU-in-Taos campus. This … Continue reading

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SMU’s Fall 2013 flu shot clinics begin Sept. 25

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has scheduled several Fall 2013 flu shot clinics for September and October, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as well as at the East Campus … Continue reading

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Campus law enforcement accreditation team to visit SMU

An invited team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will examine all aspects of SMU Police Department policy, procedures, management, operation and support services in September, SMU Police Chief Rick Shafer announced today. The … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 flu shots still available during Health Center clinic hours

Flu shot clinics are done for the Fall 2012 term, but SMU faculty, staff and students can still get their annual injections at the University’s Memorial Health Center, while supplies last, through Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Health Center hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. … Continue reading

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