The Dallas Hall Society recognizes the generosity and foresight of those who are securing SMU’s future through planned gifts. Dallas Hall Society members are committed to making SMU academically strong and financially sound, now and for years to come. Planned gifts have an enormous and lasting impact on SMU, creating a legacy for students for generations to come.

How to qualify

Interested in supporting SMU for life? Here’s how you can help:

  • Include SMU as a beneficiary in their will or living trust
  • Name SMU as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement plan
  • Name SMU as a beneficiary of a life income gift (a remainder trust, a gift annuity or a lead trust)
  • Make a gift of a personal residence or farm to SMU, with life estate reserved

In appreciation of your support

SMU honors Dallas Hall Society members with a limited-edition print of an original painting of Dallas Hall and a certificate of membership. Members are encouraged to stay involved with SMU and are invited to special events on campus.

Join Dallas Hall Society