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Current Students

We know that being involved makes a difference to your success. We also know that sometimes students need support while they're at Samuel Merritt University. Here are links to common services, important dates, and opportunities to get involved and connect with others on campus.  

Resources and Services

Whether you're looking to pay a bill with the Student Accounts and Business office, sign up for writing and research help, volunteer as a tutor, or join one of the many professional or cultural organizations on campus, we've got you covered. We’ve made it easy by collecting links to services, important dates, and opportunities to get involved in one place.  

Benefits of an SMU Education


Graduation Rate

SMU's three-year median graduation rate surpasses that of many other universities.


Graduates Who Find Work in Their Profession Within a Year

Our alumni are well trained and in high demand.



On campuses in Oakland, Sacramento, and on the San Francisco Peninsula.

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Student Services

SMU’s student services staff is here to support and guide you through your educational journey, from academic and financial aid assistance to health, wellness, and counseling services.

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ITS Tech Help

Struggling to connect to wifi? Need help resetting your password? We're here to help.

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You’re here to learn to care for others, but don’t forget to take care of yourself. We offer a variety of physical and mental health services and support, wellness activities, and health promotion.

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Career Services

Our graduates are successful health care practitioners and educators, working in a variety of positions and settings that impact their communities. Get personal assistance with your job or internship search and explore our online resources to help you prepare for life after SMU.  

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Clubs & Organizations

SMU offers dozens of student organizations, including professional societies and cultural clubs. These unique opportunities extend beyond the classroom and enable students to connect with fellow students and explore local and global communities. 

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Safety & Security

We want our students to feel safe. That's why SMU provides Title IV reporting support, personal escorts when its dark or you're alone, alerts during emergencies, and more. 

Safety First