Frequently Asked Questions


How do I contact SMU Academy?

You may email us at or call us at 6828 9577.

What are the operating hours?

Our operating hours are:

  • Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 6.00pm
  • We are closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Where is the SMU Academy located?

We are located at:

60 Stamford Road, Level 4, Singapore 178900

You can get to SMU Academy via the following modes of public transport:

  • By MRT
    • Alight at Bras Basah or City Hall MRT station
  • By Bus
    • Alight at NTUC Income Centre
      • Bus Service No.7, 14, 14e, 16, 36,77, 106, 111, 128, 131, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 175,502,518,700, 700A, 857
    • Alight at Hotel Grand Pacific
      • Bus Service No. 2, 7, 12, 32, 33,51, 61, 80, 175
    • Alight at Bras Basah Complex
      • Bus Service No.2, 12,33, 130, 133,960

If you are travelling by car,parking is available at the Lee Kong Chian Business School and SMU Administration Building. The parking rates are given below:


Parking Fees

0600 hr- 1059 hr$2.40 per hour
1100 hr- 1359 hr$3.00 per hour
1400 hr- 1759 hr$2.40 per hour
1800 hr - 2359 hr$3.00 per entry
Saturday I Sunday I Public Holiday
0600 hr- 1759 hr$2.40 per hour
1800 hr - 2359 hr$3.00 per entry

Please note that SMU parking lots are closed everyday between 2359 hrs and 0600hrs. A surcharge will be levied for vehicles found in the parking lot after 2359hrs.


What kind of programme benefits can I enjoy at SMU Academy?

We offer a range of benefits, including discounts for signing up early and in groups. Members also stand to gain with a range of benefits, including discounts on courses, access to the SMU events and the SMU library, our professional networks and free e-learning modules. In addition,we also offer learning grants to SMU alumni. Kindly refer to our Programme Benefits for details.

What is the application process for membership at SMU Academy?

You will automatically become a member upon registering for any of our courses. Membership is free-of-charge.

Can I transfer SMU Academy membership to others?

Unfortunately,memberships are given upon registration for SMU Academy courses and are therefore non-transferable.

How long is my membership valid for?

There is no expiry date for SMU Academy memberships.

Will I have to pay for courses or events organised by SMU Academy as a member?

Yes. However,you will enjoy the preferential rates offered to SMU Academy members for chargeable events and courses.


Is there a time limit by which I need to have completed all stackable modules to be awarded certification by SMU?

At SMU Academy, we offer stackable modules leading to the award of Graduate Certificates,Graduate Diplomas and Master's Degrees. The table below shows the number of years in which you will need to complete all relevant modules in order to be awarded certification.

Type of Certification

Number of Years to complete

Graduate CertificateWithin 3 years to complete.
Graduate DiplomaWithin 3 years to complete.  Upon completion of your Graduate Certificate, you will be granted exemptions based on the credit units that you have accumulated for each module. The exemptions will be valid for a calendar year.
Master's DegreeUpon completion of your Graduate Diploma and/or Graduate Certificate, you will be granted exemption based on the credit units that you have accumulated for each course.
How do I make payment for courses?

You can make payment via the following methods:

Teletransfer By Cheque