Sam Houston State University

Events

October 22 - November 20, 2018

Monday, October 22

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

SHSU Entrepreneurship Program Presents Jim McIngvale

Sam Houston State’s Entrepreneurship Program invites Jim McIngvale as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence to share his story with the campus community. The...

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Tabling

The Kats 4 Recovery group will be tabling in order to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is on October 27, 2018. National Prescription...

Food Pantry@SHSU Distributions (Main Campus)

The Sam Houston State University Food Pantry strives to help students who struggle with food insecurity, to raise awareness about food insecurity, and to...

Bearkat Madness

Program Council and SHSU Athletics will help kick off the basketball season with a night of exciting hoops action and great prize giveaways on Monday,...

Tuesday, October 23

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week: DWI

Come join us for trivia and drunk goggles to learn about the risks and realities of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in observance of National Collegiate...

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,...

QPR: Suicide Prevention Training (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Learning QPR suicide prevention skills can help save a life! FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Visit our website to learn more about our Helping Kats...

Secretary Roundtable

The Department of Leadership Initiatives welcomes elected student organization secretaries to attend a roundtable to discuss responsibilities & common issues...

Wednesday, October 24

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Fresh Check Day

A mental health check-in with interactive booths, free food, prizes & more! Presented by the Office of Health Promotion, Couseling Center, Recreational...

Leadership Over Lunch: Self-Promotion in the Digital Age

It's not bragging if it's done with tact. Join Max Walling, Associate Director for the Department of Leadership Initiatives, in a workshop focused on...

Healthy Relationships (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Join us for this 1-hour workshop as we discuss your rights in intimate relationships, setting healthy boundaries with others, relationship warning signs, and...

Cooking 101: Learning Cooking Basics

Stop spending money on fast food and come get enlightened on some of the basic knowledge you need to know about cooking!!

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

Sam Jam Carnival

Join Student Activities as they host the Sam Jam Carnival, located near Holleman Field. There will be free food, carnival rides, and giveaways! The...

A Macbeth

When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and...

Thursday, October 25

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week: Life in Recovery Panel

Join us for an early lunch to hear from our panelists in recovery speak about their journies to recovery and what recovery means to them. Hosted by Kats 4...

Calm Kats (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Learn how to develop a self-care routine & manage stress during this 1-hour workshop. FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just show up for some quick...

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,...

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,...

Homecoming Parade

Join SHSU and HISD in the annual Homecoming Parade! Expect to see creative and spirited floats, classic cars, firetrucks, motorcylces, and more! Lineup...

A Macbeth

When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and...

Friday, October 26

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Last Day to Complete a Public Defense of the Thesis/Dissertation. Start Electronic Route Sheet. Letter Requesting a Permanent Embargo for Electronic Thesis/Dissertations Must Be Submitted to the Dean of Graduate Studies by This Date.

See Thesis & Dissertation website for more information

46th Annual SHSU Distinguished Alumni Gala

Six SHSU Alumni to be Honored for Accomplishments and Service at the 46th Annual Distinguished Alumni Gala on Friday, October 26, 2018. The gala will...

PC Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Program Council will show "Crazy Rich Asians" on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in the LSC Theater. All currently registered students are invited to join us and enjoy the...

A Macbeth

When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and...

Dance Gallery

The Dance Gallery International Festival was created in 2007 by Astrid von Ussar and Mojca Ussar and has since become a well-known festival with annual...

Saturday, October 27

Black Alumni & Friends Homecoming Reception

Black Alumni & Friends Homecoming Reception Reception 8 - 11 pm Program and Awards Presentation - 9 pm Recognizing the following : Diedre P. Jefferson...

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Trauma Center Fall Workshop: Dissociation

Presenter: Dr. David Lawson, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT-S This presentation is designed for mental health professionals and students who are interested in learning...

Alumni Coffee

Bearkat spirit is brewing the morning of Homecoming! Join us for the Annual alumni coffee hosted by the SHSU Alumni Association in the John R. Ragsdale...

Trailriding with SHSU Outdoor Recreation

Join us for a true Texan experience horseback riding through trails in Hunstville, TX. Date: Oct. 27 Time: 10 a.m. - Noon Register by: Oct. 22 Cost: $40...

Bearkat Alley

Join us for Bearkat tailgating for Homecoming 2018! There will be free food, promotional giveaways, and school spirit before the home football game against...

Bearkat Football vs Southeastern Lousiana

Your Bearkats return to Bowers Stadium to face Southeastern Louisiana for Homecoming. Make sure you arrive early for Bearkat Alley Tailgate beginning 2 hours...

A Macbeth

When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and...

A Macbeth

When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and...

Dance Gallery

The Dance Gallery International Festival was created in 2007 by Astrid von Ussar and Mojca Ussar and has since become a well-known festival with annual...

Sunday, October 28

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Monday, October 29

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Breakfast with PC

The SHSU Program Council invites students to Breakfast with PC on the last Monday of each month! On Monday, October 29, at 8:30 a.m., students can visit PC...

Catching Better Zzz (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Tired of feeling tired? Learn how to improve your sleep with this 1-hour workshop! FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just show up for some quick tips! Visit...

Basketball Preview Party

It’s almost Basketball season Bearkat fans! This year we are having a preview party for the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams on October 29th at Double...

Tuesday, October 30

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Lead Climbing Clinic

Advance your climbing skills to the next level with sport climbing. Learn proper techniques, safety, as well as equipment care and maintenance. Must be Top...

College of Health Sciences Showcase Series

Enjoy Bearkat Volleyball and Men's and Women's Basketball on these dates (10/30, 11/6 and 11/19), you could win a "Microsoft Suface Go" Pack and help the...

Wednesday, October 31

Diversity and Inclusion Contest

To celebrate diversity, we invite you to submit a poem, short note or artwork depicting what diversity and inclusion means to you. The best submission will...

Halloween Costume Contest

Come wearing your most spooktacular costume and enjoy cookies and festive music! Best costume gets a SHSU swag bag Students wearing a legitimate costume...

Staff Council's Annual Spooktacular Breakfast

Come join us for breakfast at Staff Council's Annual Spooktacular! There will be a Costume Contest Judging @ 10 a.m. - You must be present to win. ...

Marathon Reading of Frankenstein

In coordination with over 130 universities worldwide, SHSU will hold a marathon reading of Frankenstein to commemorate the publication of the novel. The...

Infinity Wars

Student Money Mangament Center and Health Promotions will discuss the different types of health care and how to avoid health cost through an interactive game...

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

LSC Takeover

The SHSU Program Council and the Lowman Student Center proudly present the annual LSC Takeover on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 7-10 p.m. in the LSC. The event...

Monstrosities: A Frankenstein Celebration, SHSU Percussion Group Concert

Featuring Sam Houston Percussion Group, poetry by students of Nick Lantz, dramatic production by students of Victoria Lantz. *Free Admission

Thursday, November 1

Advanced Registration Begins for Spring 2019

See the Advance Registration Schedule for details on registering by classification and the breakdown of registration times by alpha schedule. For...

Registration Begins for Spring 2019

See the Registration Schedule for details on registering by classification and the breakdown of registration times by alpha schedule. For additional course...

Texas Arbor Day

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join Landscape Services and Leadership Initiatives for tree-planting events held in honor of both Texas and Sam...

Taming Your Temper (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Identify what makes you angry and learn tips to regain control during this 1-hour workshop. FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just show up for some quick...

Bay Area Alumni & Friends Presidential Dinner

The Sam Houston Alumni Association invites you to attend the annual Presidential Dinner at Space Center Houston. 6:30 pm Reception 7:00 pm Dinner

Friday, November 2

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...

Saturday, November 3

SHSU @ Incarnate Word Pre-game reception

Join Sam Houston alumni and friends at a pre-game reception prior to the SHSU vs. Incarnate Word football game in San Antonio, TX.

Sunday, November 4

Monday, November 5

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Overcoming Test Anxiety (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Learn about the causes of test anxiety and build skills to help reduce it during this 1-hour workshop. FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just show up for...

Student Organization Leader Series: Building New Leaders

Start planning for your potential new officers today! This SOLS meeting will help you identify current members who would be a good fit for officer roles in...

Tuesday, November 6

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Tunes @ Noon

Live performances in the LSC Kat Klub on the first Tuesday of every month during the lunch hour. Hosted by the Lowman Student Center, at Noon in the Kat...

 Miss Sam Houston Talent & Emcee Auditions

If you can sing, dance, play an instrument, or emcee; we want you! Come tryout on November 6, 2018 in the LSC Ballroom from 3:00-5:00 PM! Scripts to be...

Officer Transition Training

Student organization members are encouraged to attend and learn about best practices in transitioning incoming and outgoing members of a student organization...

Managing Your Mood (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Depression and anxiety can happen to anyone. But you don't have to suffer in silence. Come learn about common symptoms and effective coping strategies during...

Bingo Night

All SHSU students are invited to play Bingo with the SHSU Program Council in the LSC Ballroom. Bingo winners will be provided with potentially fabulous...

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, November 7

Last Day to Submit Defended and Approved Thesis/Dissertation to the Library for Final Draft Review

See Thesis & Dissertation website for more information

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Leadership Over Lunch: Navigating Burnout

Sometimes burnout happens, but there are strategies to work through it and emerge stronger. Join staff from The Counseling Center to learn how to recognize...

Healthy Relationships (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Join us for this 1-hour workshop as we discuss your rights in intimate relationships, setting healthy boundaries with others, relationship warning signs, 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,...

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 NBA 2K Tournament

Test your gaming skills in our single elimination NBA 2K Xbox and PS4 tournament at the Kat Klub in the Lowman Student Center. Register online or on-site for...

PC Cinema: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Program Council will show "Ant-Man and the Wasp" on Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. in the LSC Theater. All currently registered students are invited to join us and enjoy...

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, November 8

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

NOHCJ Fudraiser

sell aguas frescas

Thursday Thrills: Turkey Bowling

The SHSU Program Council presents Thursday Thrills! All students are invited to come out to the LSC Mall and bowl with us. All materials used will be donated...

Bryan/College Station Area Alumni & Friends Dinner

Join the Alumni Association and the Bryan/College Station Area Alumni & Friends for an evening reception and dinner. University President Dr. Dana G. Hoyt...

Texas Hold 'Em Championship Table

Final 10 players from the semester long tournament will be invited to play in the Championship Table. Please check your SHSU email as the date gets closer...

Senior Studio: Dance Concert

Graduating Seniors are to produce and present a full lenght dance concert as part of their curriculum.

Friday, November 9

Climbing Reimer's Ranch Adventure Trip

Chalk up on some real Texas limestone as we journey to Austin, TX for a weekend on the crag. We will camp in the Pace Bend Park overlooking beautiful Lake...

Last Day to Drop Full-Term Courses with a "Q" by 11:59 PM

Deadline to Drop 15-Week Fall Courses or Labs with a "Q" grade Notes: - Students will not be permitted to drop 15-week courses after this date - they will...

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Club Sports Golf Tournament

Annual Fundraiser for our 17 club sports teams. Deadline to register is Friday, November 2. Cost: $320 for 4 players. Cost includes 18 holes, green fees,...

Mindfulness & Meditation (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Take a moment to breathe and refocus during this 1-hour, experiential workshop. FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just show up for some quick tips! Visit...

Senior Studio: Dance Concert

Graduating Seniors are to produce and present a full lenght dance concert as part of their curriculum.

Saturday, November 10

Bearkat Football vs Abilene Christian

Your Bearkats return to Bowers Stadium to face Abilene Christian for Military Appreciation Night. Make sure you arrive early for Bearkat Alley Tailgate...

Climbing Reimer's Ranch Adventure Trip

Chalk up on some real Texas limestone as we journey to Austin, TX for a weekend on the crag. We will camp in the Pace Bend Park overlooking beautiful Lake...

Saturday@SAM - Campus Preview Day

We understand that choosing a college is an important decision and you probably have several questions. Saturdays@SAM are designed to supply answers to all...

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Senior Studio: Dance Concert

Graduating Seniors are to produce and present a full lenght dance concert as part of their curriculum.

Sunday, November 11

Climbing Reimer's Ranch Adventure Trip

Chalk up on some real Texas limestone as we journey to Austin, TX for a weekend on the crag. We will camp in the Pace Bend Park overlooking beautiful Lake...

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

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...

Monday, November 12

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Discover Your Strengths

Register today to Discover Your Strengths! Discover Your Strengths is an interactive session for students who are interested in learning more about their...

Financial Boot Camp

Learn how to properly budget in college, and gain a better understanding of your finances and financial literautre in general.

QPR: Suicide Prevention Training (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Learning QPR suicide prevention skills can help save a life! FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Visit our website to learn more about our Helping Kats...

Tuesday, November 13

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Bearkat Trivia

Grab your friends and come test your knowledge with the SHSU Program Council at Bearkat Trivia on Nov. 13 at 11:00 a.m. in the LSC Atrium. Answer questions...

Catching Better Zzz (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

Tired of feeling tired? Learn how to improve your sleep with this 1-hour workshop! FREE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just show up for some quick tips! Visit...

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,...

Indian Agriculture and Farmers Suicide: Reflexive Observation

Dr. Bishnu Barik will speak on Indian agriculture and the rate of suicide amoungst farmers in India.

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...

Wednesday, November 14

Boots to Suits

Join the Student Money Management Center and SFC Cory Bussart on November 14th at 6 p.m. in Smith-Hutson Room 138 for the workshop “Boot to Suits.” The...

Last Day to Complete Publication of Thesis/Dissertation through Vireo (or in Print for Permanent Embargo Students). Last Day to Submit Electronic Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.

See Thesis & Dissertation website for more information

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

CHSS 6th Annual Thanks for Giving

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences invites you to attend the 6th Annual CHSS Thanks for Giving celebration. This event is in honor of all those...

Kat Kab

Grab a ride to class in the Office of Health Promotion Kat Kab for a chance to answer health-related trivia and earn prizes. Presented by the Office of...

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

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Based on a novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill...

Thursday, November 15

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Food Pantry@SHSU Distributions (Main Campus)

The Sam Houston State University Food Pantry strives to help students who struggle with food insecurity, to raise awareness about food insecurity, and to...

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,...

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Based on a novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill...

Friday, November 16

Last Day to Q Drop 7 1/2 (B) Week Courses by 11:59 PM

Deadline to Drop 7 1/2 (B) Week Fall Courses or Labs with a "Q" grade Notes: - Students will not be permitted to drop 7 1/2 (B) week courses after this...

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Based on a novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill...

Saturday, November 17

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Based on a novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill...

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Based on a novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill...

Sunday, November 18

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Monday, November 19

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

Living Self-Compassionately (Helping Kats C.O.P.E. Workshop Series)

How we feel about ourselves can affect our relationships, school, work, & other areas of our lives. Learn how to re(build) your self-esteem and practice...

Bearkat Women's Basketball vs. Wiley College (Texas)

Bearkat Women's Basketball vs. Wiley College (Texas)

Tuesday, November 20

Tree of Hope

Each year around the holidays, the Department of Leadership Initiatives partners with the Boys & Girls Club of Walker county to bring Christmas joy to...

October 22 - November 20, 2018