SMU’s 101st Commencement is almost here – the end of Spring 2016 (and another academic year) at a glance:
- May 2: Last day of instruction
- May 3: Reading Day
- May 4-10: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday)
- May 11: Residence halls officially close for non-graduating students not enrolled in MayTerm
- May 12-26: MayTerm 2016 for SMU main campus and SMU-in-Taos
- May 13-14: May Commencement Weekend
- May 14: Official close of term and conferral of degrees
- May 15: Residence halls officially close for graduating seniors
- May 30: University Holiday, Memorial Day
- May 31: 2016 Summer Sessions begin
- June 3: Last day to file for August graduation
SMU Summer Studies has announced a slate of more than 400 courses for the University’s 2014 summer terms. Summer courses allows students to make progress on their degrees, change or add majors or minors, and add value to their education with smaller courses that cost less than regular-term courses.
The schedule includes:
MayTerm on the Dallas campus: MayTerm offers 27 courses May 15-30, allowing students to earn three hours of credit in fewer than three weeks. The course schedule is now online. Initial applications are due Thursday, April 17. Students may apply for MayTerm online.
Summer on the Dallas campus: The full Summer Term runs June 2-Aug. 5; Summer I courses are June 2-July 1; Summer II courses are July 7-Aug. 5. Financial aid, campus housing and meal plans are available. SMU Summer Term course schedules and other information are online.
SMU-in-Taos: Northern New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo mountains provide a spectacular backdrop for classes in art, archaeology, biology, business, history, marketing and more. The May Term at SMU-in-Taos is May 14-31; the June Term is June 4-July 3; the Mini June Term is June 4-21; and the August Term is Aug. 5-22. The SMU-in-Taos summer schedule is now online.
SMU Abroad: SMU offers a number of summer learning, service and internship opportunities in locales ranging from Paris to Bali.
Written by Sarah Hanan
> More information online at smu.edu/summer