What to Know about AARO

AARO sessions are right around the corner! To tell you all about what to expect, prepare for, wear, and look forward to is one of our Orientation Leaders, Erika Olson. Erika is a junior from Freemont, CA studying Finance with a minor in Education and can’t wait to welcome you to the Hilltop this summer! … More What to Know about AARO

Welcome New Mustangs!

Welcome to Southern Methodist University’s New Student Orientation blog. Throughout the summer, we will be posting information about AARO (Academic Advising, Registration and Orientation) and Mustang Corral, as well as more information about being a new student and living in Dallas! Stay tuned to learn all about SMU Orientation, but first go check us out … More Welcome New Mustangs!

Hidden Gems of SMU

Hey New Mustangs! Now that you’ve settled into your new routine at SMU, Raj Suppiah, one of our Orientation leaders from Edmond, Oklahoma, is here to tell you all about the hidden gems of campus! We promise, you don’t want to miss this! Hidden Gems of SMU As a current student at SMU, I discover … More Hidden Gems of SMU


Taylor Vinson, one of our Orientation Leaders from Flower Mound, Texas is a sophomore business management major in the Cox School of Business. She is also pursuing an arts management minor in the Meadows School of the Arts! Taylor wants to share with you why you need to get pumped for Mustang Corral!  Five Reasons Why … More #ItAllStartsAtCorral

Athletics at SMU!

Cory Mitchell, one of our Orientation Leaders from from Corona, California, is a junior majoring in Engineering Management Information and Systems and minoring in Economics. He spends most of his Saturdays during the fall semester running Peruna up and down the field during football games and if not found there will likely be found cheering very loudly for the … More Athletics at SMU!

SM You and Alumni!

Brian Vazquez, a 2016 Orientation Leader from Miami, FL and a sophomore studying biology and finance, highlights some of the greatest aspects of earning the title of SMU Alum! Congrats on making the decision to attend SMU! Coming to SMU was for me, exciting,terrifying, and amazing all at the same time. Beginning life on my own was not … More SM You and Alumni!