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The essential items for every room


The Residential Commons at Southern Methodist University are more than just a standard residence for students attending college; they’re a key part of the SMU experience. As every student, barring personal exceptions, is required to spend at least two years li... More »


What to expect from the residential commons


If you’re a student at SMU, chances are you spent some time in a residential commons. Each is different and each has its own benefits. Commons pride is very real and students have been known to stay in their room longer than the required two years. What make t... More »

How to make the most out of the Commons experience


Living among 250 other people can seem daunting. At SMU, however, the Residential Commons system promotes an environment of community and inclusivity. Here are some of the ways to make the best out of the resources the residential commons has to offer: Get to ... More »