Campus Resources

2021-03-11T11:51:46-06:00 Mar 11, 2021|Uncategorized|

I was raised in Arkansas, a state with many natural resources. Still, however, I was blown away by the multitude of resources at SMU. “The Natural State” better watch out! It has some stiff competition! When considering resources at SMU, the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (ALEC) is the first that comes to mind. The ALEC [...]

Your Dream College Roommate

2020-06-09T15:53:07-05:00 Jun 9, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Residence Life and Student Housing, Uncategorized|

Hey y’all! We’re Laura Scott Cary (‘22) and Meredith Lloyd (‘22), and we were freshman year roommates and are still best friends! We didn’t know each other before we decided to become roommates, but we really lucked out and ended up having the best time living together. However, it wasn’t all luck: our almost-instant friendship [...]

What I Miss Most About SMU

2020-03-27T12:07:28-05:00 Mar 27, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, General, Life Around Dallas, Uncategorized|

Hey guys, I'm Zac from San Diego,CA majoring in Finance and Corporate Communication & Public Affairs. College students across the country are struggling with the reality that their time on campus has been cut short. I know for me; it has been hard to walk away from the friendships that I have made here, especially [...]

Meet Naomi!

2018-01-17T11:47:37-06:00 Jan 17, 2018|Uncategorized|

Name: Naomi Samuel Classification: Junior Major: Marketing and English Why SMU? SMU made a huge impression on me because it's the first college I had ties to. My parents are immigrants so I knew little about American universities. I visited SMU a few times through extra credit opportunities through the International Baccalaureate program at my high school. Once I [...]

Meet Raven!

2018-01-17T11:48:04-06:00 Jan 17, 2018|Uncategorized|

Name: Raven Battles Classification: Junior, Class of 2019 Major: Philosophy with an emphasis on Ethics, Law and Security with a minor in Law and Legal Reasoning Why SMU? While SMU was not my immediate first choice, I quickly fell in love with the campus when I visited for an Admitted Student Reception day in late April. [...]

Meet Audrey!

2018-01-17T11:45:54-06:00 Jan 17, 2018|Uncategorized|

Name: Audrey Ngo / Ngô Quế Anh Classification: Sophomore Major: Health & Society / French Why SMU? Financial Opportunity + Dallas connections  Favorite thing about SMU? Abundance of shady areas on campus to nap or read outside.  Favorite place on campus? Bridwell Library- prettiest place to study! Words of Advice to Diverse Applicants: Don't let the [...]

Undergraduate Research at SMU

2016-10-13T14:36:45-05:00 Oct 13, 2016|Academics, Uncategorized|

Whenever people ask me why I chose SMU, my answer is pretty simple. I wanted a school with a strong electrical engineering program, the ability to study abroad for a semester and still graduate on time, and the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research. I’m excited to say that after this fall semester, I will [...]

My Favorite Apps to Stay Healthy on Campus

2016-10-07T10:41:27-05:00 Oct 7, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Uncategorized|

Eating, sleeping, and procrastinating. These are a few of the biggest challenges once you come to college. All of the sudden, you have more time on your hands than you’ve ever had before. What do you do with it? After you are finished studying, joining as many extracurricular activities as possible, and hanging out with [...]

Raising the Bar from the Ordinary to the Extraordinary

2016-06-07T16:25:42-05:00 Jun 7, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Residence Life and Student Housing, Student Organizations, Uncategorized|

Corral Guides preparing for Corral Kickoff Festivities College is a magical time. Pretty much anyone you meet who has been will say that for a number of different reasons: the classes, the personal development, the freedom, etc. For me, what’s made SMU most magical is the people. When I put down my deposit [...]


2015-10-29T13:43:58-05:00 Oct 7, 2015|Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions, Uncategorized|

At SMU, anything is possible. If you want to have a snowball fight in August, you can! That’s what I did when One28, a campus ministry here at SMU, hosted their annual One28 snowball fight! Every year One28 brings out hundreds of snowballs onto Dallas Hall Lawn, so that students can enjoy the biggest snowball [...]

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