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An Inside Look at SMU

Friday, October 4 from 11am-3pm around SMU Campus

11am-1pm: Academics

SMU Meadows School of the Arts: Enjoy cool treats, student performances, raffle prizes, and meeting the faculty! Email meadowsalumni@smu.edu for more information.

11am-12pm, East Entrance, Owens Arts Center

Simmons School of Education and Human Development: Meet the Simmons Faculty!

11am-12pm, Annette Simmons Hall 144

Dedman College: Come meet the Dean and Dedman College Faculty, and learn more about your student's college.

11am-12pm, Dallas Hall Rotunda

Cox School of Business: A faculty panel offers information on what the Cox Business School offers undergrads, majors, minors, academic requirements, and career opportunities.

Crum Auditorium in Collins Executive Building

Meadows Museum: Open house and free admission from 11am-1pm!

SMU Abroad: Come to an open house to learn more about our programs.

11am-1pm, Laura Lee Blanton 108, 110, 112

1-3pm: Student Affairs

Dedman Center for Lifetime Fitness: Come and attend Zumba FOR FREE!

1-2pm, Studio 3, Dedman Rec. Center

Hegi Family Career Development Center: Stop in the Hegi Family Career Development Center to meet our team, check out our space, and learn about the diverse resources and programs we offer to students.

1-2pm, Hegi Career Center, Hughes-Trigg Student Center Suite 200

Dean of Students Office: Stop by Hughes-Trigg Student Center suite 302 to play carnival games and eat a few treats!

1-3pm, Hughes-Trigg Student Center Suite 302

Dr. Bob Smith Health Center: Join the staff at the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center for our fall semester open house! Come enjoy free food, giveaways, and tours of the health center to learn about all the great resources that are available!

2-3pm, Dr. Bob Smith Health Center

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Hilltop Welcome

Friday, October 4 from 3-5pm in the Mack Ballroom in Umphrey Lee

Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and live music, meet SMU leaders and administrators, and hear remarks from SMU President R. Gerald Turner. Sponsored in part by SMU Mothers' and Dads' Clubs. Cash bar available

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Home Away From Home

Friday, October 4 from 5-6pm in the Residential Commons

Meet Commons leadership including students, faculty, and staff, and explore your student's home at SMU!

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Family Weekend Fish Fry

Friday, October 4 from 6-9pm in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Varsity

Faculty, staff, and students help cook and serve freshly made fish, french fries, and other foods for the attendees. It is the perfect event for our students to meet each other’s families, and for the families to have the SMU experience with food, dancing, camaraderie, and tons of hot sauce.


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Movie on the Lawn

Friday, October 4 from 9-11pm on Dallas Hall Lawn

Featuring Monsters University. Snacks, drinks, and seating provided.


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SMU Football vs. Tulsa

Saturday, October 5 at Ford Stadium

Join us as we cheer on the Mustangs against Tulsa! Tickets are required for family members - students are admitted to the game with their student ID. Buy tickets here.


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Dim Sum Brunch

Sunday, October 6 from 9-11am in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballrooms

Join Asian Council during Family Weekend for breakfast and fun the entire family can enjoy!

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Familia Luncheon

Sunday, October 6 from 1-3pm in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballrooms

Join us as we celebrate familia weekend with a luncheon and fun for the entire family!