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New Student and Family Summer Kickoff

Planning to come to SMU? Spend a day with us on campus!

The New Student and Family Summer Kick-Off is a full-day program to give you and your family a glimpse into life as a student at Saint Mary’s.


Family / Supporters


9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

[McNally Lobby]

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Welcome & Overview
[McNally Auditorium]

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

It All Starts Here:
Everything you need to know to master your first year

[McNally Auditorium]

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Family Coffee House
[McNally Auditorium]

Self-Guided Campus Tours


12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

SMUSA Presentation
[Scotiabank Theatre]

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

BBQ Lunch [Quad or Student Centre Cafeteria if rain]

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Supporting Students 101
Q&A Panel
[McNally Auditorium]

Campus Tour Scavenger Hunt
[Student Centre Cafeteria]

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Resource Fair [LA290]
(Res Tours, Class Registration Assistance, & Prize Giveaways)

*Student IDs will be issued in the Library from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If assistance is required, volunteers will escort students during lunch and the Resource Fair.

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