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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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Peer Leader Program is Awarded Innovation Grant

Congratulations to our Peer Leader program for being awarded the Division of Student Affairs Innovation Grant! The Associate Director for High Impact Practices in Residence Life & Student Housing, Audryanna Reed, is “excited to share that the Peer Leader program was awarded Innovation Grant funding to facilitate the Mustang PEP Talks.” Reed shares that “current […]

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Residence Life Residential Commons

An Un-Common Experience

SMU’s Residential Experience We strive to make sure that each Commons feels like a student’s home away from home. Once a student is enrolled at SMU, whether they reside on-campus or not, they are sorted into one of SMU’s 11 Residential Commons beginning a lifetime affiliation. A Residential Commons is a community with a diverse […]