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SMU Events

See old friends and make new ones. At these upcoming SMU events, you’ll meet up with other SMU alumni, parents and friends for informative lectures, University updates, fun and fellowship.

After the event, check back to see the photo album and the memories you made. And visit SMU's Photography website for more photos of SMU events.


Wednesday, Sept. 20
6:30 p.m. CT

All Alumni - Hispanic Alumni Scholarship Reception
Join fellow Mustangs for a reception celebrating the SMU Hispanic Alumni Scholarship! A wonderful evening featuring beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres.  The Eberhard 


Thursday, Sept. 21
6:30 p.m. CT

All DFW Alumni - Cocktails and Conversation with Byron Sanders
Join the Black Alumni of SMU and Byron Sanders, 2017 Presidential Leaders Scholar, for casual discussion and networking.


Friday, Sept. 22
5 p.m. CT

Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni, Parents and Friends - Booksigning celebrating the release of Packing for Travel
Join us for sips, light bites and fall shopping at a booksigning event celebrating the release of Packing for Travel, by SMU Parent and Founder of Karen Klopp. 15% of proceeds from the event will benefit the SMU Fund. J. McGlaughlin, The Plaza at Preston Center. 

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Wednesday, Sept. 27
6 p.m. CT

Chicago Alumni, Parents and Friends - World Changers Spotlight
Featuring Matthew B. Myers Dean and Tolleson Chair in Business Leadership, Cox School of Business. The Chicago Club.


Thursday, Sept. 28
6 p.m.

Hong Kong-Macau Alumni, Parents and Friends - Mustang Round Up
Join the SMU Hong Kong-Macau Chapter for a happy hour! Alumni, parents, friends and their guests are welcome to attend. We'll have a cash bar, and our chapter leaders will be there greeting and distributing SMU giveaways to all attendees. The Glasshouse.


Friday, Sept. 29
5:30 p.m.

SMU Pride- Alumni, Parents and Friends - Happy Hour!
Join SMU Pride for happy hour at the Lumen Hotel, followed by Drag Bingo, sponsored by Spectrum, SMU's undergraduate LGBTQ organization! The Lumen Hotel patio and Hughes-Trigg Student Center, Ballroom


Tuesday, October 3

7:15 a.m. CT

 Dallas Young Alumni Professional Breakfast featuring Amber Venz Box '08

Join fellow young alumni for a morning of networking and an interview of the President and cofounder of rewardStyle, Amber Venz Box. Representatives from the Cox School of Business will also be present for alumni seeking information on their graduate programs.


Wednesday, Oct. 11
6 p.m. ET

New York City Alumni, Parents and Friends - World Changers Spotlight
Featuring Matthew B. Myers Dean and Tolleson Chair in Business Leadership, Cox School of Business. Racquet and Tennis Club.


Thursday, Oct. 12
5:30 p.m. CT

Kansas City Alumni, Parents, and Friends - SMU Kansas City Chapter Fall Happy Hour 
Join fellow Mustang alumni for drinks and appetizers at The Granfalloon, a Kansas City favorite. 


 Saturday, Oct. 14

10:00 a.m.

 DFW Alumni, Parents, and Friends - Black Alumni of SMU Community Service Day

The Black Alumni of SMU will volunteer in a community garden located in South Dallas. The work will be all outdoors so please dress appropriately (closed toe shoes, long pants and tops, hats, sunscreen). Water will be provided and kids are welcome


Sunday, Oct. 15 
1 p.m. CT

Nashville Alumni,Prents, and Friends - SMU Nashville Chapter Picnic in the Park 
Enjoy the beautiful Nashville fall weather with fellow Mustangs at Sevier Park! Bring the family and enjoy complimary Las Pelatas popsicles!


Thursday, Nov. 2 - Saturday, Nov. 4

All Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Homecoming Weekend
Come back to the Hilltop for SMU Homecoming weekend!  As you reconnect with your friends and reminisce where you began an important part of your life, you'll get a sense of the activity, achievement and momentum propelling your alma mater toward an ever-brighter future. Mark your calendar, and check back soon for more information.

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