We offer confidential advice, information, and free representation for SMU students.

We offer confidential advice, information, and free representation for SMU students facing academic challenges. This includes unfair grades, academic dishonesty charges, problems with your supervisor/department/university, or any form of discrimination/harassment. We can support you through academic discipline appeal, non-academic appeal, grade appeal, suspension appeal).

We want to listen to your concerns and support you through the process. We can help you understand University regulations and appeal procedures, discuss possible resolutions, and act as a liaison between you and the administration/faculty. We have an open-door policy and will ensure a welcoming, non-judgmental, and professional setting.

What can we help you with?

I Think My Grade is Unfair

If you feel your grade is unfair and want to appeal, we can help you.

I Want to Withdraw Late

If you wish to withdraw, we can help you with a registration appeal.

I've Been Suspended/ Dismissed

If you’ve been suspended or dismissed from the University, we are here for you.

I've Been Accused of Academic Dishonesty

We can help if you’ve been accused of plagiarism, cheating, tampering, or falsification.

I've Been Accused of Misconduct

Get our help understanding the Code of Conduct complaint and appeal processes.


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Book Exchange

Visit our SMUSA Book Exchange group on Facebook to find used textbooks for your courses.

Apply for the Experiential Learning Fund

The SELF is designed to further students in their educational activities. Apply today!

Academic Resources

Check out the resources available to you on campus and online.