Academic Resources

SMU Dedman Law offers law students a wide array of academic resources to meet their needs and help them along the path to completing their law degree.

The Office of Academic Services/Registrar assists current students with course registration, enrollment verification, scheduling, examinations, degree audits, graduation applications, etc. The office also supports faculty by scheduling classrooms, posting first day of class assignments, posting grades, and is the link between the academic policies of the institution and faculty and students.

This office also assists recent graduates and alumni with graduation verification to state bars in all 50 states.

SMU ensures that the integrity and security of all academic records are in accordance with FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act as set forth by the Federal Government.

The Public Service Program identifies and creates opportunities for students to get active, hands-on legal experience working in the community. This office advises and assists law students with securing public service internships, externships, and scholarship, and advises and supports students interested in pursuing public service careers upon graduation.  

The Academic Success Program (ASP) provides skills training and support for students at all stages of their law school education. The program is focused on helping students maximize their potential for learning the law while acquiring effective study skills as well as aiding students in developing their ability to perform legal analysis.

If you seek information or assistance not readily available from these resource links below, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students and academic services.

The Office of Academic Services/Registrar

Laura G. Amberson
Registrar
214-768-2551
Email: lamberso@smu.edu

​Kimalee C. Grace
Assistant Registrar
214-768-2552
Email: KGRACE@SMU.EDU
 
Melissa Gooch
Administrative Assistant
214-768-2098
Email: MGOOCH@SMU.EDU
 
Mailing Address:
​SMU Dedman School of Law
Office of Academic
Services/Registrar
P.O. Box 750116
Dallas, TX 75275-0116
Fax: 214-768-4064
Physical Address:
SMU Dedman School of Law
Office of Academic
Services/Registrar
3315 Daniel Avenue
Storey Hall, Room 125
Dallas, TX 75205
 
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