Forecast calls for…the SMU inclement-weather policy

Originally posted Jan. 7, 2011.

Snowman outside Perkins Chapel, SMUA North Texas winter can bring dangerous conditions, even when it’s not freezing. SMU aims to remain open – but when the weather warrants closing or delays, the University has procedures in place to ensure that students, faculty and staff know where to go for information.

  • If a decision is made to close or delay, an e-mail message will be sent to all students, faculty and staff.
  • Closing announcements will be available by phone at 214-SMU-INFO (214-768-4636).
  • In addition, closing announcements will be posted on the SMU website and through SMU’s Twitter feed ( and Facebook page (
  • SMU News will contact the news media.

> Learn more at the University’s Inclement Weather Policy page