Student Services

Samuel Merritt University offers students a variety of support services during every stage of your educational journey.

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From money matters to stress management to extra-curricular clubs and volunteering, we can help. We promote health, leadership, and community, as students prepare for life and a career in the health sciences. If you need academic, enrollment assistance, or help with a job or internship search, our friendly and helpful student services professionals are here for you. 

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Academic Support

Academic Support Services helps students become more efficient and effective learners. We offer peer tutoring, writing assistance, study skills workshops, and professional development seminars.

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Career Services

The career team offers personalized assistance with your job or internship search and can help you explore online resources to prepare you for life after SMU.  

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Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and community members to create usable, equitable, inclusive, and sustainable learning environments through training, partnerships, and innovative programs and accommodations.

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

We can help you determine what financial aid options are best for your academic needs and career goals.   

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Need assistance with registration, transcripts, academic calendars, academic policy, the catalog, enrollment and degree verifications, or your course schedule? You've come to the right place.

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Student Health & Counseling

SMU offers medical care services, from flu shots and urgent care to exams and screenings. Mental health services, including individual counseling, are available from licensed counselors. 

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Student Technology Resources

Learn how to keep all your devices connected while you’re on campus and how to connect to our services when you’re at home. 

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Veteran’s Resource Center

SMU provides assistance and support to active-duty and veteran students and their eligible family members.

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Writing Support

We offer resources for your writing and research needs. We provide online and peer tutoring and staff support.

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