Sam Houston State University

Events

August 22 - September 20, 2018

Wednesday, August 22

First Class Day Full Term (15-Week) and 7 1/2 (A) Week Courses

- Daytime on-campus and off-campus classes begin - Late Registration open - Refer to the Registrar's page for details and deadlines - Wednesday Night (WN)...

Poster Sales

Shop available posters for sale in the LSC Art Gallery!

Volunteer Opportunities & Organizations Fair

Community agencies and student organizations will provide information about how you can get involved on campus and in the community.

Bearkat Picnic

Join Student Activities for free food, music, and giant games at the annual Bearkat Picnic on Wednesday, August 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. by Austin...

LSC Welcome Back Bearkats

Head on over to the LSC mall area for some welcome week fun!

Intramural Official Interest Meeting

Interested in a job where you can learn valuable leadership skills? Try officiating. Attend our information session to be considered for hire. Outstanding...

Feast with the Raven

Join the Department of Student Activities in the inaugural Feast with the Raven event on August 22nd from 5:30-7:30 PM in both General’s Market and Old Main...

Thursday, August 23

Intramural Dodgeball League

Teams of 6 compete at the HKC basketball courts in a friendly game of dodgeball. Online Registration Deadline: Thurs., Aug. 23 Fee: FREE The Intramural...

Intramural Wiffle Ball Tournament

Baseball with a little twist. Put together a team and play in this 1-week single-elimination tournament at Old Lady Kat Field. Register online by August...

Poster Sales

Shop available posters for sale in the LSC Art Gallery!

Unityfest

Unityfest is an annual Welcome Week event that celebrates diversity. Join the Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs to learn more about diverse...

Intramural Official Interest Meeting

Interested in a job where you can learn valuable leadership skills? Try officiating. Attend our information session to be considered for hire. Outstanding...

Community Mixers

The purpose of a community mixer is for students (specifically incoming freshman & transfer students) to meet other students, staff and faculty who share...

Sammy's Lip Sync Battle

Join the Department of Student Activities for the first ever Sammy's Lip Sync Battle! Interested particpants should sign up in advance to secure a spot. ...

Friday, August 24

Poster Sales

Shop available posters for sale in the LSC Art Gallery!

Bearkat Breakfast of Champions

Join your favorite Bearkats for breakfast! Pancakes and bacon will be served outside the LSC in the mall area.

Bearkat Volleyball vs Drake

Bearkat Volleyball faces Drake in the Sam Houston State Volleyball Tournament.

Saturday, August 25

Poster Sales

Shop available posters for sale in the LSC Art Gallery!

Bearkat Volleyball vs Texas Southern

Bearkat Volleyball faces Texas Southern in the Sam Houston State Volleyball Tournament.

Bearkat Volleyball vs Bethune-Cookman

Bearkat Volleyball faces Bethune-Cookman in the Sam Houston State Volleyball Tournament.

Sunday, August 26

It's Not Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your fee statement and refund. We know it is hard to understand at first. Join the Student Money Management Center and...

Monday, August 27

Find Your Fit Week

Join our GroupX instructors to start your semester fitness goals! This event runs Aug. 27 - 31. Try all of our GroupX classes for FREE. Attend any class for...

Breakfast with PC

The SHSU Program Council invites students to Breakfast with PC on the last Monday of each month! Students can visit PC in the LSC Mall and grab a quick...

It's Not Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your fee statement and refund. We know it is hard to understand at first. Join the Student Money Management Center and...

Tuesday, August 28

Find Your Fit Week

Join our GroupX instructors to start your semester fitness goals! This event runs Aug. 27 - 31. Try all of our GroupX classes for FREE. Attend any class for...

Study Abroad 101

Do you want to study abroad but are not sure where to start? Attend our Study Abroad 101 information session! We'll go over our different programs,...

It's Not Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your fee statement and refund. We know it is hard to understand at first. Join the Student Money Management Center and...

Wednesday, August 29

Find Your Fit Week

Join our GroupX instructors to start your semester fitness goals! This event runs Aug. 27 - 31. Try all of our GroupX classes for FREE. Attend any class for...

Intramural Fantasy Football & College Football Pick 'Em

Think you know Football? Test your knowledge with our Fantasy Football & College Football Pick 'Em Competitions. Each week you will be tasked with accurately...

Intramural Tennis

Intramural Tennis will be a singles, single elimination tournament. The format will be play-by-date. Register online at shsu.edu/IMSports by Aug. 29 Date:...

Last Day to Register and to Process Schedule Changes between 12:00 PM and 11:59 PM for Full Term (15-Week) Courses

No registration permitted past this deadline

It's Not Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your fee statement and refund. We know it is hard to understand at first. Join the Student Money Management Center and...

PC Committee Meeting

The SHSU Program Council welcomes all students interested in learning about what Program Council does and how to get involved on campus. Light refreshments...

Intramural 4v4 Water Volleyball

Cool off at the RSC this summer and participate in our 4v4 Water Volleyball tournament. This will be a one-day event. Sign up online at IMLeagues.com or...

PC Cinema - Avengers: Infinity War

Program Council will show "Avengers: Infinity War" on Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. in the LSC Theater. All currently registered students are invited to join us and...

It's Not Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your fee statement and refund. We know it is hard to understand at first. Join the Student Money Management Center and...

Thursday, August 30

Find Your Fit Week

Join our GroupX instructors to start your semester fitness goals! This event runs Aug. 27 - 31. Try all of our GroupX classes for FREE. Attend any class for...

2018 Faculty & Staff Meeting

An awards celebration for faculty & staff years of service recipients followed by a university update/address from President Hoyt.

Study Abroad 101

Do you want to study abroad but are not sure where to start? Attend our Study Abroad 101 information session! We'll go over our different programs,...

It's Not Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, it’s just your fee statement and refund. We know it is hard to understand at first. Join the Student Money Management Center and...

Friday, August 31

Find Your Fit Week

Join our GroupX instructors to start your semester fitness goals! This event runs Aug. 27 - 31. Try all of our GroupX classes for FREE. Attend any class for...

Monday, September 3

Tuesday, September 4

Intramural Flag Football

With a group of friends, your residence hall, student organization, fraternity or sorority, compete in recreational or competitive divisions for the Flag...

Lunchtime Crunch Time with Recreational Sports

This shortened full body interval workout is sure to give you everything you need to reach your fitness goals while giving you the energy you need to get...

2018 Fall IFC Recruitment Week

This is a week to meet all 12 of the Fraternirites that make up the Interfraternity Coucnil here at SHSU: Alpha Gamma Rho Alpha Tau Omega Delta Tau...

Free Photography Workshop

Sharpen your photography skills with this two hour workshop led by Sam Houston Memorial Museum Curator of Education and talented photographer, Derrick...

Flag Football Officials Training

Interested in getting paid for officiating flag football and learning leadership skills? Attend our three-day clinic to learn the basics. Outstanding...

Wednesday, September 5

Study Abroad 101 - Webinar

Do you want to study abroad but are not sure where to start? Attend our virtual Study Abroad 101 information session hosted through YouTube Live! We'll go...

Emerging Leaders Transfer Student Information Session

Are you a transfer student looking for professional development at SHSU? Emerging Leaders is for you! The Department of Leadership Initiatives selects a...

Cycle 60 with Recreational Sports

Take your cycle experience to the next level with Cycle 60. This 60 cycle class will challenge your endurance, strength, and power during hills, sprints, and...

PC Committee Meeting

The SHSU Program Council welcomes all students interested in learning about what Program Council does and how to get involved on campus. Light refreshments...

Top Rope Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of top rope belaying and climbing wall safety. Dates: Every Wednesday Time: 6 - 8 p.m. Cost: FREE Location: Climbing Wall

Flag Football Officials Training

Interested in getting paid for officiating flag football and learning leadership skills? Attend our three-day clinic to learn the basics. Outstanding...

Thursday, September 6

2018 Fall MGC Greek Showcase

The Multicultural Greek Showcase is a time to meet all 6 Greek chapters that make up MGC and learn more about how to join: Delta Xi Nu Sorority Kappa Delta...

Thursday Thrills

The SHSU Program Council presents Thursday Thrills! The Program Council will host a recreational and/or art activity on Sep. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in the LSC Mall....

Group Fitness Instructor Training

Becoming a group fitness instructor has never been easier! Let our certified instructors lead you through a training to become the next big thing. You will...

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Fall Meeting

All CHSS Faculty and Staff members are invited to attend the Fall 2018 Kick Off Meeting on Thursday, September 6th at 3:30pm in CHSS C70. Appetizers and...

Flag Football Officials Training

Interested in getting paid for officiating flag football and learning leadership skills? Attend our three-day clinic to learn the basics. Outstanding...

Friday, September 7

Deadline for Fall 2018 Degree Applications

Students anticipating to graduate December 2018 must file a degree application online through MySam by Friday, September 7. Learn how to apply.

Twelfth Class Day - Last Day to Drop Without a "Q" by 11:59 PM and Receive 100% Refund

Note: Dropping a full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop. Click the following link to see Sam Houston State University's limitation of Q Drops.

Saturday, September 8

Bearkat Football vs Prairie View

Your Bearkats return to Bowers Stadium to face Prairie View for Orange Out. Make sure you arrive early for Bearkat Alley Tailgate beginning 2 hours prior to...

Sunday, September 9

Bearkat Trivia

Grab your friends and come test your knowledge with the SHSU Program Council at Bearkat Trivia on Oct. 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the LSC Atrium. Answer questions...

Get Outdoors: Challenge Course and Zip line

Get outside and meet new people. We'll be slacklining, community building, and challenge yourself to new heights on the high ropes challenge course and zip...

Monday, September 10

Academic Advisement Opens for Spring 2019 Term

Students may contact the SAM Center to schedule an advising appointment.

Academic Advisement Opens for Spring 2019 Term

Students may contact the SAM Center to schedule an advising appointment.

2019 Miss Sam Houston Pageant Informational

The SHSU Program Council will host a Miss Sam Houston Scholarship Pageant Informational on Sep. 10 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in LSC 304. Any students interested in...

Tuesday, September 11

National Day of Service and Remembrance with PC

All SHSU students are invited to commemorate 9/11 with the SHSU Program Council in the LSC Mall Area. Help us collect 911 non-perishable food items in honor...

Lunchtime Crunch Time with Recreational Sports

This shortened full body interval workout is sure to give you everything you need to reach your fitness goals while giving you the energy you need to get...

The Monster's Language Acquisition in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: How Far Is Fiction from Fact?

Dr.Helena Halmari discusses how the creature in Frankenstein learns language and how different or similar that is from what we know about language...

Bouldering Bash

Come to climb the newest and freshest bouldering problems on our blue wall. Whether you compete against yourself or others, a fun time will be had by...

Wednesday, September 12

Leadership Over Lunch: The Prospective Leader

The Department of Leadership Initiatives believes that leadership lives in everyone! Join Brittni MacLeod, Program Specialist for the department, to discuss...

Cycle 60 with Recreational Sports

Take your cycle experience to the next level with Cycle 60. This 60 cycle class will challenge your endurance, strength, and power during hills, sprints, and...

CHSS Faculty Colloquia Series

Join the College of Humanities and Social Sciences for a faculty colloquia series. Each presentation will be hosted by a faculty member within CHSS,...

HARC's People and Nature Speaker Series: Innovative Resilience Financing

HARC's People and Nature Speaker Series brings nationally recognized experts and the public together to talk openly from multiple viewpoints about issues...

Intramural Badminton

This single elimination tournament will be held at the HKC for one night only. Games to 21 with a hard cap of 25 will decide our Badminton Champion and who...

Intramural Wii Mario Kart Tournament

This classic childhood game is one that anybody can enjoy. Stop by the Kat Klub and participate in our Mario Kart tournament on the Nintendo Wii. Sign up on...

PC Cinema: Incredibles 2

Program Council will show "Incredibles 2" on Sep. 12 at 6 p.m. in the LSC Theater. All currently registered students are invited to join us and enjoy the...

Top Rope Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of top rope belaying and climbing wall safety. Dates: Every Wednesday Time: 6 - 8 p.m. Cost: FREE Location: Climbing Wall

2018 Fall NPHC Greek Assembly

Please be on time and dressed profressional to meet the 5 Fraternities and Sororites that are included in the SHSU National Pan-Hellenic Council: Alpha Phi...

Thursday, September 13

Group Fitness Instructor Training

Becoming a group fitness instructor has never been easier! Let our certified instructors lead you through a training to become the next big thing. You will...

Saturday, September 15

Bearkat Football vs North Dakota

Your Bearkats return to Bowers Stadium to face North Dakota. Make sure you arrive early for Bearkat Alley Tailgate beginning 2 hours prior to kickoff.

Sunday, September 16

Adult CPR/AED/First Aid Training

The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. This...

Intramural Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition

Relive your childhood in Rec Sports' own Punt, Pass, & Kick contest. Throughout flag football season, drop by the fields and have your scores recorded to see...

Monday, September 17

2019 Miss Sam Houston Pageant Informational

The SHSU Program Council will host a Miss Sam Houston Scholarship Pageant Informational on Sep. 17 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in LSC 304. Any students interested in...

Intramural Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition

Relive your childhood in Rec Sports' own Punt, Pass, & Kick contest. Throughout flag football season, drop by the fields and have your scores recorded to see...

Tuesday, September 18

Intramural 3v3 Basketball

Get ready for our spring 5v5 Basketball league by participating in our 3v3 fall basketball league. A single elimination tournament will follow round-robin...

Bearkat Trivia

Grab your friends and come test your knowledge with the SHSU Program Council at Bearkat Trivia on Sep. 18 at 11:00 a.m. in the LSC Atrium. Answer questions...

Lunchtime Crunch Time with Recreational Sports

This shortened full body interval workout is sure to give you everything you need to reach your fitness goals while giving you the energy you need to get...

New Faculty Meet & Greet

New Faculty, please join the office of research and sponsored programs for networking, small bites and a cash bar.

Intramural Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition

Relive your childhood in Rec Sports' own Punt, Pass, & Kick contest. Throughout flag football season, drop by the fields and have your scores recorded to see...

Wednesday, September 19

Study Abroad Fair

Join us at the LSC Mall to learn more about STUDY ABROAD programs and scholarships available to SHSU students. Come talk to us about: Faculty-led...

New Faculty Meet & Greet

New Faculty, please join the office of research and sponsored programs for networking, small bites and a cash bar.

Cycle 60 with Recreational Sports

Take your cycle experience to the next level with Cycle 60. This 60 cycle class will challenge your endurance, strength, and power during hills, sprints, and...

PC Committee Meeting

The SHSU Program Council welcomes all students interested in learning about what Program Council does and how to get involved on campus. Light refreshments...

New Organization Training

All new organizations are required to attend New Organization Training, but other student organizations are welcome to attend and learn about all of the...

Intramural Kat Fit Games

Think you’re the fittest Bearkat on campus? Come out to our one-night event and prove it! The winner of our men’s and women’s divisions will receive a...

Intramural Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition

Relive your childhood in Rec Sports' own Punt, Pass, & Kick contest. Throughout flag football season, drop by the fields and have your scores recorded to see...

Student Loan Repayment

You finally made it to graduation, but how will you pay back your student loans? Through rebates and other options, it might be possible to reduce the amount...

Top Rope Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of top rope belaying and climbing wall safety. Dates: Every Wednesday Time: 6 - 8 p.m. Cost: FREE Location: Climbing Wall

Thursday, September 20

Student Affairs Day

Student Affairs Day, hosted by the SHSU Division of Student Affairs, showcases all the departments that fall under the division. The various departments will...

Group Fitness Instructor Training

Becoming a group fitness instructor has never been easier! Let our certified instructors lead you through a training to become the next big thing. You will...

Intramural Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition

Relive your childhood in Rec Sports' own Punt, Pass, & Kick contest. Throughout flag football season, drop by the fields and have your scores recorded to see...

Bearkat Volleyball vs McNeese

Bearkat Volleyball faces McNeese to open Southland Conference play.

August 22 - September 20, 2018