Sam Houston State University

Events

August 5 - September 3, 2021

Thursday, August 5

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Exhibit- Citizen's at Last:  The Women's Suffrage Movement in Texas

Beginning Tuesday, June 8, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum will present “Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas,” an exhibition produced by...

Friday, August 6

Bearkat Spirit Friday

Join The Department of Student Activities and various Departments and Orgs as we celebrate BEARKAT SPIRIT FRIDAY every FRIDAY! Wear your orange and bring...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Exhibit- Citizen's at Last:  The Women's Suffrage Movement in Texas

Beginning Tuesday, June 8, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum will present “Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas,” an exhibition produced by...

3D Printed Exhibition - Organized by Jon Bryson

Join us to celebrate our students' digital art created by 3D printing in this 3D Printed Exhibition! The exhibition is FREE and open to the public. The...

Saturday, August 7

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Exhibit- Citizen's at Last:  The Women's Suffrage Movement in Texas

Beginning Tuesday, June 8, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum will present “Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas,” an exhibition produced by...

3D Printed Exhibition - Organized by Jon Bryson

Join us to celebrate our students' digital art created by 3D printing in this 3D Printed Exhibition! The exhibition is FREE and open to the public. The...

Sunday, August 8

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Exhibit- Citizen's at Last:  The Women's Suffrage Movement in Texas

Beginning Tuesday, June 8, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum will present “Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas,” an exhibition produced by...

Monday, August 9

Walker County 2021 Football Season Sneak Peek

Join your fellow Bearkats as Sam Houston State University Alumni Association invites you to a 2021 Football Season Sneak Peak Monday, August 9, 2021 6:00...

Tuesday, August 10

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Wednesday, August 11

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Thursday, August 12

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Friday, August 13

Bearkat Spirit Friday

Join The Department of Student Activities and various Departments and Orgs as we celebrate BEARKAT SPIRIT FRIDAY every FRIDAY! Wear your orange and bring...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

3D Printed Exhibition - Organized by Jon Bryson

Join us to celebrate our students' digital art created by 3D printing in this 3D Printed Exhibition! The exhibition is FREE and open to the public. The...

Saturday, August 14

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

A spinning wheel at Bear Bend Cabin to highlight the demo.

Learn about spinning & weaving with Mrs. Joy at Bear Bend Cabin, located on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. Just look for the orange "activity here"...

3D Printed Exhibition - Organized by Jon Bryson

Join us to celebrate our students' digital art created by 3D printing in this 3D Printed Exhibition! The exhibition is FREE and open to the public. The...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

New Student Move-In Fall 2021

Earn VOLUNTEER hours now! Sign up to help NEW Bearkats move into their new home away from home and receive volunteer hours! Volunteer sign-up form and...

Orchestra auditions open to Non-Music majors (Violin)

The SHSU Symphony Orchestra holds instrumental auditions at the beginning of each semester. The ensemble is also open to non-music majors by audition. This...

Sunday, August 15

Orchestra auditions open to Non-Music majors (Violin)

The SHSU Symphony Orchestra holds instrumental auditions at the beginning of each semester. The ensemble is also open to non-music majors by audition. This...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

New Student Convocation

New students, families, and guests are invited to join President Alisa White and the university community for a ceremony commemorating the beginning of new...

Kat Klub Bash

Join the Department of Student Activities and the Lowman Student Center at this year's KAT KLUB BASH! Enjoy FREE t-shirts, food, bowling, billiards, video...

Monday, August 16

SHSU Logo. White SH on tilted orange square.

- Daytime on-campus and off-campus classes begin

SHSU Logo. White SH on tilted orange square.

Students anticipating to graduate December 2021 must file a degree application online through MySam by Tuesday, August 31. Learn how to apply.

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Bearkat Picnic

Join Student Activities for free food, music, and giant games at the annual Bearkat Picnic on Wednesday, August 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. by Austin...

SHSU Traditions: A Historical Tour with Student Affairs

Meet the VP for Student Affairs, Mr. Frank Parker, and take a historic tour of Austin Hall and Peabody library to learn about their history and significance.

Feast with the Raven

Join the Department of Student Activities and Program Council in either of the dining halls to celebrate the first day of classes! This event is named after...

Tuesday, August 17

Intramural Wiffle Ball

This backyard game takes center stage! Get your team together and get ready to knock the plastic off the ball. This is a great game for beginners to...

Traditions Scavenger Hunt

Get to know your SHSU traditions and a little more about campus with the Traditions Scavenger Hunt! You can be entered to WIN some amazing prizes! Scavenger...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fuel up for FALL

Don't go to class on an empty stomach. Let the Department of Student Activities get you Fueled up for Fall with FREE Chick-fil-a BREAKFAST!

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Intramural Official Interest Meeting

Come find out what it takes to make it as an official in this fast paced sports world. In addition, find out additional information on how to join the...

Wednesday, August 18

The word Intramural in white text on a blue gradient background. it is accompanied by the Jack Box Games logo featuring a bald white male head peaking out of a cardboard box.

Join us in the Kat Klub on August 18 for this fun filled night. We will be playing a variety of Jackbox Games in the KatKlub on the big screen so that as...

Traditions Scavenger Hunt

Get to know your SHSU traditions and a little more about campus with the Traditions Scavenger Hunt! You can be entered to WIN some amazing prizes! Scavenger...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Meet the Welcome Week Leaders

The Welcome Week Leader Team is here to help our Bearkats get accustomed to college life! Come out and get to know them better while enjoying FREE food,...

Intramural Official Interest Meeting

Come find out what it takes to make it as an official in this fast paced sports world. In addition, find out additional information on how to join the...

Thursday, August 19

Traditions Scavenger Hunt

Get to know your SHSU traditions and a little more about campus with the Traditions Scavenger Hunt! You can be entered to WIN some amazing prizes! Scavenger...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Unityfest Flyer

Unityfest is an annual Welcome Week event sponsored by the Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs. Join us on the Yard from 11:00am - 1:00pm on...

Lavender (LGBTQIA+) Community Mixer

Join the Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs on Tuesday, August 17th in LSC 230 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM for the annual Lavender (LGBTQIA+) Community...

Latinx Community Mixer

Join the Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs on Thursday, August 19th in LSC 320 from 5:00 - 6:30 PM for the annual Latinx Community...

Sammy's Lip Sync Battle

Show us your skills at Sammy's Lip Sync Battle! Interested participants should sign up in advance to secure a spot. Email bnp010@shsu.edu to sign up! Come...

Intramural Official Interest Meeting

Come find out what it takes to make it as an official in this fast paced sports world. In addition, find out additional information on how to join the...

Friday, August 20

SHSU Logo. White SH on tilted orange square.

Note: Dropping a full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop. See Sam Houston State University's limitation of Q Drops.

Bearkat Spirit Friday

Join The Department of Student Activities and various Departments and Orgs as we celebrate BEARKAT SPIRIT FRIDAY every FRIDAY! Wear your orange and bring...

Traditions Scavenger Hunt

Get to know your SHSU traditions and a little more about campus with the Traditions Scavenger Hunt! You can be entered to WIN some amazing prizes! Scavenger...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Bearkat Breakfast of Champions

Join your Welcome Week Leaders and your favorite Bearkat athletes for FREE breakfast! Breakfast will be served outside the LSC in The Yard.

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Intramural Call of Duty: Warzone Online Tournament

Compete as a squad, trio or duo to earn points in this tournament event! On tournament night participants will participate in public matches and earn points...

Saturday, August 21

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Making pottery on a kick wheel.

Learn about the art of kick wheel pottery from Mr. Grady Mangum. This free, come and go style event, will be at the Raven's Pottery Shed located on the...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Sammy's Splash Party

Cool off this fall at Sammy's Splash Party! Enjoy FREE giveaways, food, games, and water slides in the Austin Hall Quad! See you there!

Sunday, August 22

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Monday, August 23

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Pizza with the President

Grab a slice of pizza with your university President, Dr. White. She is so excited to welcome our Bearkats back on campus!

NCAA National Championship Trophy Photo Op

Let us capture the moment where you hold HISTORY at SHSU! We will be offering a photo opportunity with the NCAA National Championship Trophy. Come out...

RecFest

Start the semester off by heading to the Rec Sports Center on Tuesday, August 23 from 5-7:30 p.m. for FREE snacks, T-shirts, demonstrations, inflatable...

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...

Tuesday, August 24

CoRec Intramural Flag Football

Grab your friends for this mixed gender football league! This Flag Football event is all about strategy and teamwork. This league will kick off the flag...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Asian American/Pacific Islander Community Mixer

Join the Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs on Tuesday, August 24th in LSC 230 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM for the annual Asian American/Pacific Islander...

Collaborative Faculty Recital | Lana Kuscer, flute, Daniel Saenz, cello, & Diego Caetano, piano

Each semester, the School of Music hosts recitals to celebrate the work of musicians and showcase the vibrant, diverse talents of distinguished faculty....

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, August 25

Intramural Call of Duty: Warzone 2v2 tournament

Ready to get back into Verdansk!? In this 2v2 elimination race teams of two will que into a squad lobby with their opponents. Wins and losses don’t matter....

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

NCAA National Championship Trophy Photo Op

Let us capture the moment where you hold HISTORY at SHSU! We will be offering a photo opportunity with the NCAA National Championship Trophy. Come out...

African American/Black Community Mixer

Join the Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs on Wednesday, August 25th in LSC 230 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM for the annual African American/Black...

Intramural Spikeball

Looking for something different? Test your athleticism and communication with Spikeball. A fast paced-hybrid volleyball game involving a trampoline is sure...

PC Bingo Night: Welcome Week Edition

All SHSU students are invited to play Bingo with the SHSU Program Council in the LSC Orange Ballroom. Doors will open starting at 5:30 PM. Bingo winners will...

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, August 26

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

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, August 27

Bearkat Spirit Friday

Join The Department of Student Activities and various Departments and Orgs as we celebrate BEARKAT SPIRIT FRIDAY every FRIDAY! Wear your orange and bring...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

NCAA National Championship Trophy Photo Op

Let us capture the moment where you hold HISTORY at SHSU! We will be offering a photo opportunity with the NCAA National Championship Trophy. Come out...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Saturday, August 28

Tubing the San Marcos River Adventure Trip

Mark tubing off your Texas Bucket list and join us for a day floating the San Marcos River. Register by: Aug 26, 2021 Cost: $35 for students, $45 for...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Fall 2021 Welcome Week

Join the Department of Student Activities & various SHSU Departments as we welcome back our KATS to campus! We will be celebrating all week long with tons of...

Recent Acquisitions Exhibition

This exhibition includes selected works from the University Art Collection. It will be on display in the University Gallery from August 16-28. The...

Faculty Recital ft. Special Guest | Dr. Mihai Vatca, piano & Dr. Andreea Mut, piano

Each semester, the School of Music hosts recitals to celebrate the collaboration between distinguished faculty members and world-renowned special guests....

Sunday, August 29

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Tuesday, August 31

SHSU Logo. White SH on tilted orange square.

Students anticipating to graduate December 2021 must file a degree application online through MySam by Tuesday, August 31. Learn how to apply.

SHSU Logo. White SH on tilted orange square.

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.

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Wednesday, September 1

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Thursday, September 2

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Digital Sculpture Exhibition

This exhibition includes works created on 3D printers organized by Jon Bryson and will be on display from September 2-4 in the Satellite Gallery. The...

Thursday Thrills

The SHSU Program Council presents Thursday Thrills! One Thursday a month from 12:00-2:00 PM, the Program Council will host a recreational and/or art activity...

Friday, September 3

Bearkat Spirit Friday

Join The Department of Student Activities and various Departments and Orgs as we celebrate BEARKAT SPIRIT FRIDAY every FRIDAY! Wear your orange and bring...

Blue Star Museums

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Digital Sculpture Exhibition

This exhibition includes works created on 3D printers organized by Jon Bryson and will be on display from September 2-4 in the Satellite Gallery. The...

August 5 - September 3, 2021