Getting Oriented with Campus
This summer, an estimated 2,200 freshmen will visit SHSU to learn about the university, its traditions and what's in store for them as Bearkats.
Choosing Victory Over Victimhood
Rising from a childhood living on the streets of Houston, JaCola Caldwell has found inspiration at SHSU, traveling the world and securing a post-graduation job in China.
Practicing What She Teaches
As the 2013 Excellence in Teaching award recipient, education professor Joyce McCauley is lauded for her passion, dedication and philosophy of “modeling” in her classroom.
Taking THE Walk
More than half a century after earning his degree, alumnus Jon LaBaume had a wish fulfilled when he was able to participate in SHSU's commencement ceremonies this May.
After a banner year, SHSU has been recognized as the top athletics program in the league with its fourth Commissioner’s Cup All-Sports trophy and its first Women’s Cup.
Sigma Delta Pi inducted 18 into the national Spanish honor society based on achievement in foreign language classes.
This year’s Staff Excellence Award recipients include Chanda Brown, Brandon Cooper, Tracee Deleon and Julia May.
Through the Blue Star Program, active duty military personnel and their families can visit museums across the U.S.
Summer I Session
Residence halls open for occupancy at 11 a.m. on May 29, and classes begin on May 30.
Memorial Day Holiday
Sam Houston State will be closed on May 27 in observation of Memorial Day.
The College of Criminal Justice ranks among the top programs in the U.S. with one of the nation's largest and most recognized faculty. Undergraduates can complete a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in criminal justice or a Bachelor of Arts degree in victim studies. The college offers four master's degrees-a Master of Arts in criminal justice and criminology and Master of Science degrees in forensic sciences, security studies, and criminal justice leadership and management-as well as one of the first criminal justice doctoral programs in the U.S. In addition, online courses are offered for both the master's and bachelor's degree to accommodate various lifestyles and goals.
SHSU Main Campus
1806 Avenue J
Huntsville, TX 77340
The Woodlands Center
3380 College Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77384
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070