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Housing Operations Residence Life Residential Commons

How to Mustang Move-Out

Moving out for the holidays is an easy task! Since most students are returning to their same room, you don’t have to pack up your entire room, but there are a couple of things to do prior to departing from campus for winter break and holiday fun. Pack anything you may need over break and […]

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Housing Operations Residence Life Residential Commons

To Rush or Not To Rush

Being welcomed to Southern Methodist University (SMU) is one of the best feelings a new student can have. However, this feeling can sometimes be associated with pressure to join Greek organizations. Only about 48% of women join a sorority and 32% of men join a fraternity at SMU. I interviewed six people, including current students […]

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Faculty-in-Residence Housing Operations Residence Life Residential Commons

Welcome Home: This is How to Mustang Move-In

Everyone at SMU is super excited to welcome new and returning faces to the Hilltop. All students are welcome, and whether you are a math major or a dance major, you will go through the same move-in process. The first step is to upload a Student ID photo onto the My Card Portal by July […]

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News and Announcements Residence Life Residential Commons

Building virtual communities

The Residential Commons (RCs) are doing what they do best: keeping communities together. While they are unable to meet in-person, Residential Community Directors (RCDs) and Commons leadership teams are utilizing technology – including communication servers, newsletters, and social media takeovers – in order to keep everyone engaged and involved in their communities.       “In […]