Sam Houston State University

Events

January 28 - February 26, 2020

Tuesday, January 28

Kat Fit with Recreational Sports

If you are looking for a full-body workout that will help you tone up from head to toe, look no further! Your certified personal trainer will lead you...

Kindness Kits & Wall Campaign

Creed Week Kindness Kits will be distributed to provide tools to the campus to help foster a culture of compassion, acceptance, and respect. Participants...

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,...

Upper Body Toning with Rec Sports

Strengthen and tone your upper body in this strength-based class. All exercises will focus on your upper body, as well as strengthening and toning your core....

10 Rounds with Recreational Sports

Gloves aren’t a fashion statement in this high-intensity interval training workout. Your instructor will lead you through explosive rounds on the punching...

Boulder 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...

Cycle with Recreational Sports

This indoor cycling class consists of varying speeds, resistance levels, and intensities targeted at raising your heart rate and strengthening your lower...

Pilates-Yoga Fusion

Strengthen and tone your entire body in this fast-paced class that combines exercises from pilates and yoga. Come work your way to sculpted abs, increased...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training

Interested in basketball and learning leadership skills? Attend our three-day clinic to learn the basics. Outstanding candidates will be chosen from...

Hip Hop Abs with Rec Sports

Take a fun approach to toning and sculpting your core. Learn how while also learning how to dance from one of your Orange Pride team members. (Classes are...

Wednesday, January 29

Cycle with Recreational Sports

This indoor cycling class consists of varying speeds, resistance levels, and intensities targeted at raising your heart rate and strengthening your lower...

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,...

Yoga with Recreational Sports

This mind-body class does more than improve flexibility. Gain balance, core strength, muscular strength, and endurance. Leave class feeling relaxed and...

The Woodlands Center Wellness Day

Join the Office of Health Promotion to learn about a variety of important health topics including alcohol & drug use, sexual health, stress and more!

PC General Interest Meeting

Program Council is the official SHSU student programming board that plans and implements activities and events for the entire student body. Come meet current...

“Agreeing to Disagree”  A Civility & Conflict Management Training Workshop

The Office of Equity & Inclusion & Student Legal & Mediation Services will conduct a workshop designed to equip faculty, staff, & students with skills to...

Pilates-Yoga Fusion

Strengthen and tone your entire body in this fast-paced class that combines exercises from pilates and yoga. Come work your way to sculpted abs, increased...

Hip Hop Abs with Rec Sports

Take a fun approach to toning and sculpting your core. Learn how while also learning how to dance from one of your Orange Pride team members. (Classes are...

Bearkat Barbeque Cookoff

Join Bearkat Athletics and SHSU Student Activities for the Bearkat Barbeque Cookoff on Wednesday, January 29 at 5:30 PM. The event is free for all students,...

Barre Toning

Meet us at the barre and experience a fun full-body workout that incorporates yoga and pilates to strengthen, tone, and stretch. This is far from a dance...

Intramural Table Tennis

Come over to the Kat Klub and compete in a single-elimination Table Tennis tournament. Let’s see how good your paddle skills are! This single-elimination...

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

Lower Body Toning with Rec Sports

Strengthen and tone your lower body in this strength-based class. All exercises will focus on the lower body, as well as strengthening and toning your core....

Kat Fit with Recreational Sports

If you are looking for a full-body workout that will help you tone up from head to toe, look no further! Your certified personal trainer will lead you...

10 Rounds with Recreational Sports

Gloves aren’t a fashion statement in this high-intensity interval training workout. Your instructor will lead you through explosive rounds on the punching...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training

Interested in basketball and learning leadership skills? Attend our three-day clinic to learn the basics. Outstanding candidates will be chosen from...

Thursday, January 30

Planning & Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Join the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for “Planning & Writing Successful Grant Proposals,” a workshop led by the AtKisson Training Group, LLC....

Bearkats Belong Mixer & Creed Signing

All Bearkats are invited to attend an interactive gathering to promote a sense of belonging on campus. Attendees will sign the Bearkats Belong Creed and...

Kat Talks with Dr. Hoyt

"Being All-in, Every Day" All Bearkats are invited to attend SHSU's 'Kat Talks' with speaker, President Dana G. Hoyt! Contact the Academic Success Center...

ACE Personal Training Prep Class

Rec Sports is offering the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Prep Course! This course will help prepare you to take a nationally accredited certified...

Study Abroad 101 - Online

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,...

High Fitness with Rec Sports

HIGH Fitness is simple, intense, and fun! HIGH takes old-school fitness to the next level with modern fitness techniques such as interval training,...

Barre Toning

Meet us at the barre and experience a fun full-body workout that incorporates yoga and pilates to strengthen, tone, and stretch. This is far from a dance...

Cycle with Recreational Sports

This indoor cycling class consists of varying speeds, resistance levels, and intensities targeted at raising your heart rate and strengthening your lower...

Intramural 3-point Shooting Contest

Are you a sharpshooter from way downtown? Prove it against the best shooters on campus! Bring your A-game and knock down more shots than anyone else in one...

10 Rounds with Recreational Sports

Gloves aren’t a fashion statement in this high-intensity interval training workout. Your instructor will lead you through explosive rounds on the punching...

Yoga with Recreational Sports

This mind-body class does more than improve flexibility. Gain balance, core strength, muscular strength, and endurance. Leave class feeling relaxed and...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training

Interested in basketball and learning leadership skills? Attend our three-day clinic to learn the basics. Outstanding candidates will be chosen from...

Friday, January 31

Deadline for Spring 2020 Degree Applications

Students anticipating to graduate May 2020 must file a degree application online through MySam by Friday, January 31. Learn how to apply.

Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference

The Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference (TOLC) provides regional outdoor program administrators, educators, and students a unique opportunity to network,...

Twelfth Class Day - Last Day to Drop Without a "Q" and Receive 100% Refund

Friday, January 31, is the 12th class day of the Spring term and represents the last day to drop a course without a "Q" grade and receive a 100%...

Writing Successful NSF CAREER Award Proposals

Join the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for “Writing Successful NSF CAREER Award Proposals,” conducted by the AtKisson Training Group, LLC. In...

10 Rounds with Recreational Sports

Gloves aren’t a fashion statement in this high-intensity interval training workout. Your instructor will lead you through explosive rounds on the punching...

Cycle with Recreational Sports

This indoor cycling class consists of varying speeds, resistance levels, and intensities targeted at raising your heart rate and strengthening your lower...

Yoga with Recreational Sports

This mind-body class does more than improve flexibility. Gain balance, core strength, muscular strength, and endurance. Leave class feeling relaxed and...

Saturday, February 1

Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference

The Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference (TOLC) provides regional outdoor program administrators, educators, and students a unique opportunity to network,...

Sunday, February 2

Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference

The Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference (TOLC) provides regional outdoor program administrators, educators, and students a unique opportunity to network,...

Monday, February 3

Black History Month Celebration

Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs presents Black History Month Celebration. Come and celebrate the accomplishments that African Americans have...

Tuesday, February 4

Intramural Basketball League

Do you love basketball? If so, we've got just the thing for you! Players of all skill levels are welcome to play in our 5v5 basketball league and compete for...

Intramural Kickball

Play Intramural Kickball with a group of friends to see who's the best at this classic playground game. This two-week tournament will consist of a...

SHSU Ring Days

Be part of a timeless Bearkat tradition. Order your personalized SHSU Class ring to show your pride and celebrate your success with fellow classmates. Order...

On-Campus Student Employment Fair presented by Elevate

Are you a student looking for an on campus job at SHSU? Come check out departments that might have a position that is just right for you! This free event is...

ORSP Networking Mixer

Join ORSP for our spring semester networking mixers! We invite Faculty and Staff to connect with one another and our office's staff over drinks and hors...

Student Organization Treasurer Training

Join the Department of Leadership Initiatives as we discuss everything that a treasurer would need to know: BudgetingFundraisingBanking Notes: While it is...

*Wind Ensemble Concert

*** This is a ticketed event *** Please see the Box Office website for pricing details. www.shsutickets.com

Wednesday, February 5

SHSU Ring Days

Be part of a timeless Bearkat tradition. Order your personalized SHSU Class ring to show your pride and celebrate your success with fellow classmates. Order...

Immunization Clinic

If you are a member of the SHSU community who is not up-to-date with their measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) and/or human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations, we...

ORSP Networking Mixer

Join ORSP for our spring semester networking mixers! We invite Faculty and Staff to connect with one another and our office's staff over drinks and hors...

Real Talk w/CJ featuring Regional Security Manager with Willis Towers Watson

Melissa Mack is the Regional Security Manager with Willis Towers Watson for North and Latin America, a global multinational risk management, insurance...

Student Organization Treasurer Training

Join the Department of Leadership Initiatives as we discuss everything that a treasurer would need to know: BudgetingFundraisingBanking Notes: While it is...

Student Loan Repayment

You finally made it to graduation, but how will you pay back your student Loans? Join the Student Money Management Center on Wednesday, February 5 at 6:00 pm...

Sunset Yoga

Come join us for an evening of Yoga. Stretch, relax, and leave feeling great! We'll be hosting at various locations around campus, so join us for some FREE...

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, February 6

SHSU Ring Days

Be part of a timeless Bearkat tradition. Order your personalized SHSU Class ring to show your pride and celebrate your success with fellow classmates. Order...

Miss Sam Houston Pageant

The Miss Sam Houston Pageant will be held on Thursday, February 6th at 6:00 PM in the LSC Orange Ballroom. The pageant serves to acknowledge leaders on the...

Friday, February 7

SHSU Ring Days

Be part of a timeless Bearkat tradition. Order your personalized SHSU Class ring to show your pride and celebrate your success with fellow classmates. Order...

Graduate Campus Visit

Join us at Sam Houston State University’s Graduate Campus Visit this spring! With 65+ graduate programs and many certifications, Sam has the program to fit...

SHSU Night at The Gordy Theatre

Join the SHSU Alumni Association at the newly opened Gordy Theatre at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston. Come along with us on Friday, February 7, as we...

Sunday, February 9

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, February 10

Academic Advisement Opens for Summer and Fall 2020 Terms

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

Academic Advisement Opens for Summer and Fall 2020 Terms

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

Academic Advisement Opens for Summer and Fall 2020 Terms

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

Academic Advisement Opens for Summer and Fall 2020 Terms

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

SHSU Ring Days - Woodlands Center

Be part of a timeless Bearkat tradition. Order your personalized SHSU Class ring to show your pride and celebrate your success with fellow classmates. Order...

GRE Prep: Verbal Reasoning

Join us for a free prep for the Verbal Reasoning portion of the GRE. This is a free event and will provide light refreshments (cookies, fruit, water, fruit...

Tuesday, February 11

Zen Den

Join the Office of Health Promotion and Newton Gresham Library to relax and unwind with puzzles, board games, massagers, coloring books and more!

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,...

Make your own Valentine's Day Card

Help us celebrate Valentine's Day by making your own card to give to that special someone or donate it to a special cause. For more information about Heart...

Diversity through Art

Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs presents Diversity through Art. Come and see the art work of SHSU students that showcase their perspective on...

Bingo Night

The SHSU Program Council presents Bingo Night! Come join the Program Council in playing free bingo and winning potentially awesome prizes. All attendees must...

Wednesday, February 12

Chat & Chew

Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs presents Black History Month Chat & Chew. Come, enjoy some food, and join the conversation around the history...

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,...

Kevin Hines - Suicide Prevention Guest Speaker Event

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 12, 2020 as Elevate, Student Affairs and the Provost’s office welcome world-renowned mental health advocate,...

Undergraduate Research Symposium Information Session

Come find out about the URS! Information will include registration, an overview of the event, and elements of a successful presentation. Rememer the URS is...

GRE Prep: Math

Join us for a free prep for the Math portion of the GRE. This is a free event and we will provide light refreshments (cookies, fruit, water, fruit punch)....

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, February 13

FYI There's a DIY: Build-a-Bae Edition

In honor of Valentine's Day, the SHSU Program Council invites students to come build a stuffed animal on Thursday, Feb. 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m in...

Make your own Heart-Healthy Trail Mix

Come and join us at the Recreational Sports Center and make your own Heart Healthy Trail mix for free! For more information about Heart Health Week and...

Undergraduatte Research Symposium Information Session

Come find out about the URS! Information will include registration, an overview of the event, and elements of a successful presentation. Rememer the URS is...

Graduate 101 Information Session

​​​​​​​Want to go to graduate school? Not sure where to begin? Come to Grad 101 and learn about graduate admissions, financial aid, money management and...

Friday, February 14

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

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

Saturday, February 15

I Heart Hiking Adventure Trip

Fall in love with hiking in the Davy Crockett National Forest. We'll spend the day wandering in the woods and deepening our appreciation with nature and...

Bearkat Women's Basketball

Join us at Johnson Coliseum for Women's Basketball against Central Arkansas February 15 at 1:00 PM. We encourage you to bring teddy bears or other stuffed...

Monday, February 17

*Symphonic Band and Concert Band

*** This is a ticketed event *** Please see the Box Office website for pricing details. www.shsutickets.com

Tuesday, February 18

Wednesday, February 19

Fresh Check Day

A fair-like event focused on mental health, designed to help start conversations about difficult topics associated with mental health. During this event,...

PC General Interest Meeting

Program Council is the official SHSU student programming board that plans and implements activities and events for the entire student body. Come meet current...

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

Lunch and Learn: Creating a Competitive Graduate Application

Curious how to create a competitive graduate application? Grab a friend and come out to the Lunch and Learn to find out how. You will hear from current SHSU...

Thursday, February 20

Thursday Thrills

Once a month, the SHSU Program Council will host Thursday Thrills from 12:30-2:00 PM in the LSC Mall. Each Thursday Thrills event will consist of a...

Gilman International Scholarship Application Boot Camp

Join our Application Boot Camp to complete your Summer 2020/Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Gilman International scholarship application before the March 3...

Intramural Bowling

Try out the Kat Klub's new state of the art bowling alley this summer. This tournament will decide who is the top bowler at SHSU. Sign up on IMLeagues.com or...

Guest Artist Performance: Travelin McCourys

*** This is a ticketed event *** Please see the Box Office website for pricing details. www.shsutickets.com

Friday, February 21

16th annual Diversity Leadership Conference

The Diversity Leadership Conference is the fastest growing diversity conference in the state of Texas! It is an outstanding student-led event designed to...

Saturday, February 22

16th annual Diversity Leadership Conference

The Diversity Leadership Conference is the fastest growing diversity conference in the state of Texas! It is an outstanding student-led event designed to...

Sunday, February 23

Monday, February 24

U.S. Passport Fair

United States Postal Service is partnering with the SHSU Bearkat OneCard Services and Office of International Programs on Monday, February 24th to provide...

Tuesday, February 25

Discover Your Strengths

SHSU students are invited to register for a Discover Your Strengths Session hosted by the Department of Leadership Initiatives. Registration is open through...

Family Matters

Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs presents Family Matters. Family dynamics change from individual to individual, Family Matters is the program...

IM Rock Climbing Competition

Held at the Climbing Center in the RSC, climbers will be tasked with completing climbing routes. The climber with the highest combined score on their...

*Chorale Concert

*** This is a ticketed event *** Please see the Box Office website for pricing details. www.shsutickets.com

Wednesday, February 26

Zen Den

Join the Office of Health Promotion and Newton Gresham Library to relax and unwind with puzzles, board games, massagers, coloring books and more!

PC Cinema

The SHSU Program Council presents PC Cinema, a monthly event where students can come and watch a free movie on campus. Students must bring a valid student ID...

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

January 28 - February 26, 2020