RLSH at SMU
RLSH at SMU
RLSH at SMU

RLSH at SMU

Residence Life & Student Housing at Southern Methodist University. Follow us on Twitter @SMURLSH

New door decks in Armstrong for the new school year!

Lofted bed? The BEST way to store your phone, glasses, alarm clock, and anything else while you sleep.

Ever wonder what all those symbols on the commons crests stand for? Click on the link to find out!

"The Ware Residential Commons crest is made up of three distinct symbols. The first being the integral symbol on the left side of the crest... The next symbol was the infinity symbol on the right... The two symbols were then put together in one representation of the Infinite Integral, which is the official symbol of Ware Residential Commons." Follow the link to read the rest!

The elephant is incredibly important to the history of Virginia Snider Commons. During the construction of Snider Hall, a relief sculpture of an elephant mysteriously appeared on the building. Since, VS has embraced the idea of the elephant." Click on the link to find out more!

"The Trinity Knot, also known as a Triquetra, symbolizes the joining of our three residence halls, Mary Hay, Peyton, and Shuttles halls in unity and shared purpose. Each of the three intertwined elements represents one of the residence halls. The circle emphasizes the unity of the whole combination of the three residence halls. The symbol reflects our motto 'Tria ut Unum', or 'Three as One'."

"MM students are strong leaders with respect for power, integrity, and character." Click on the link to read the rest!

"The symbolism that is used on the crest is known to only residents of Loyd Residential Commons." As if Loyd Commons residents needed another reason to be excited for move-in day!

"The symbols on the Kathy Crow Commons crest are meaningful and describe the foundation of our community." Find out more by clicking on the link!

"The quill represents the faculty members and their scholarly work (Wisdom). On the upper-left quadrant, the steering wheel represents navigating the complexities of college, personally and professionally, with integrity (Service). Located at the top right, the candle, signifies learning and enlightenment while at SMU (Purpose). Finally the pillar represents the steadfast discipline that is needed to be successful in college and that Mr. Crum exhibited in his professional life (Discipline)."

Follow the link to find out all of the symbolism behind the Cockrell-McIntosh Commons crest!

"The key feature of our design is the Armstrong cupola which is the iconic architectural element of our common. It is also the most elevated point in the Commons, reflecting our goal to rise to the top." Click on the link to read the rest!

20lb picture hangers are allowed. However, you cannot exceed 10 hangers per resident

BUNK OPTION: Top bed is 65" from top of the mattress to the floor, lower bed is 20" from top of the mattress to the floor. Only available in Virginia-Snider, Cockrell-McIntosh, Morrison-McGinnis, Moore, Smith, and the Service House. Great way to save space! Lower guardrail faces toward wall. Ladder available upon request.

OPTION 4: The highest lofting setting, 63"-65" from top of the mattress to the floor. This setting leaves 52" of clearance under the bed. Perfect for desks, futons, and small sofas. Ladder available upon request.

OPTION 3: 51"-53" from top of the mattress to the floor. This setting leaves 40" of clearance under the bed. Ladder available upon request.

OPTION 2: "Standard" height, all beds will be this height unless requested otherwise. 42"-44" from top of the mattress to the floor. Provided dresser fits perfectly under this height!

OPTION 1A: The lowest lofting setting, 23"-26" from top of the mattress to the floor. Guardrail faces toward wall.

OPTION 1: The lowest lofting setting, 23"-26" from top of the mattress to the floor.

The easiest way to get your dirty laundry to the laundry room. FREE laundry rooms are located in each residence hall!

Just another quick guide of what to bring and what to leave!

Just another quick guide of what to bring and what to leave!