Academic Support

Need help with course work? Try out one of several resources: SHSU Reading, Writing, or Math Centers.

Reading and Writing Center

The Math Lab is located in Farrington 104, and offers tutorial services for students taking developmental or 100-level math courses. Office hours are Monday - Thursday from 8 AM to 7 PM, Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM, and Sunday 2 PM to 7 PM. Call: 936-294-3357 for more information.


  • Access to DegreeWorks
      Windows: Use IE or Edge
      Mac: Install and use PORTABLE version of Firefox from a USB flash drive. (doesn't require Admin privileges)
      Windows: Use IE or Edge
      Mac: Install and use Firefox

Access DegreeWorks to review your degree plan and view any Advisor, Registrar, or General notes.

Career Services

Main Campus
The Woodlands Center

Need a job or an internship? Go to JOBS for KATS

Helpful Information
Events Calendar
On-Campus Interviews

Banner Self Service


  • Undergraduates: Contact the SAM Center
  • Graduate Students: Contact your Graduate Advisor
  • Advising Tools
  • Mandatory Advising Guidelines:
    • All students are encouraged to be advised to assure that they are taking classes relevant to their individual degrees. There are four categories of students who must be advised:
      • Students with no SHSU GPA (all new freshmen and transfer students).
      • Students who have below a 2.5 overall GPA.
      • Students subject to TSI requirements.
      • Students who have 90+ hours, including the current semester. This is to assure that they are on the right track towards graduation.

Student Financial Links

Student Housing & Dining



In the event I make changes to my SHSU account such as adding a meal plan, I understand any outstanding balance must be paid in accordance with the SHSU payment deadlines or I will be at risk of losing my class schedule. For questions about the payment deadlines I am aware that I can refer to the Bursar’s Office 936.294.1083 Office hours: 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday – Friday, Location: Estill Classroom Bldg., Room 103 or click here for more details.

Visit Residence Life website for more information.

Campus Connect for Students

Campus Connect is designed to help students access their campus resources and optimize their student experience. Campus Connect provides students the opportunity to schedule appointments with many resources on campus, such as academic advising, academic support programs, and other resources, such as the Student Money Management Center.


If you are having issues logging in to Campus Connect and you *can* access other SHSU programs from MySam, please email, including your Sam ID and a detailed description of the issue. If you *cannot* access other SHSU programs from MySam, please contact the IT@Sam Service Desk.

Athletic Training Program

Considering a career as an Athletic Trainer? Find out more information on the program website.

Please note that you will need certain forms (immunization, CPR certification) to complete your application; review the requirements before applying.

Title IX Training


How to Apply to Graduate

  • Spring 2020 Graduation Application - available beginning January 8, 2020
  • Access Banner Self Service > Student Records > “Apply to Graduate” > Select “Spring 2020”
  • Early Bird Application Fee: $40 Until January 31, 2020
  • Late Application Fee: $60 Begins February 3, 2020
  • Graduation applications will not be accepted after Friday, May 8, 2020 @ 5pm. 

Graduation Hat

Additional Graduation Information

*Continue to check back for additional updates!*

Study Abroad

SHSU's Study Abroad Programs offer students the opportunity to engage in an educational and cultural learning experience. Students have the opportunity to study at one of our Exchange universities, on an Affiliated Transfer Credit program, or an SHSU Faculty-Led summer/winter term program. Don’t let financial matters deter you from study abroad! Funding and scholarship resources can be found on our Funding Study Abroad page.

Application Deadline:

  • Fall: April 1
  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: March 1

The Office of International Programs is located in Farrington 116. Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM. Call 936-294-3276 or email for more information.