Welcome to the compliance page of smumustangs.com! This website is designed to serve as a quick reference to the many NCAA rules which apply to the boosters, alumni, coaches, staff members, and current and prospective student-athletes of SMU. We invite you to explore the various areas of this page. It contains information tailored to each specific viewer. While it is impossible to cover every NCAA rule or different situation on this website, we hope you will garner a better understanding of the rules and recognize that everyone at SMU has a role in compliance. As always, if after reviewing the information you have additional questions about NCAA rules, please contact the compliance staff.
TEAM Compliance Mission Statement
Southern Methodist University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics are committed to the principle of institutional control and will continue to hold itself to the highest standards of ethical conduct in the operation of its athletics program. In performing our mission, the SMU athletics compliance office educates, monitors, and enforces all NCAA, Conference USA and University rules, regulations and policies.
All coaches, student-athletes, athletics department personnel, faculty, staff, alumni, boosters and other supporters of SMU are expected to maintain reasonable knowledge of and act in full compliance of the rules and report any violations. The compliance office is charged with protecting the University and coordinating SMU's compliance efforts and shall act as a resource for internal and external constituencies regarding all compliance matters.