SMU will ease most COVID-19 restrictions after May 15.
As Dallas County relaxes its mask requirements, so do classes on campus.
Daily new COVID cases have reached another all-time high as students and faculty return back on campus for the spring semester.
SMU will no longer mandate masks in indoor campus spaces, but teachers will still be allowed to require masks in their classes.
“We made a Pledge to Protect each other…The pandemic is a group project. We need to have each other’s backs.”
Students share their thoughts on coming back to the Hilltop fully in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
SMU re-mandates masks indoors as the Delta variant drives surges of COVID-19 cases in Dallas.
SMU Dedman Center is the first one to lift the mask mandate after the CDC announced it nationwide, leading to changes such as an increase in people playing indoor sports.
SMU lifted its mask requirement on campus Tuesday, May 18, according to a university announcement.