Choosing a college is an important decision. We invite you to come and see for yourself why The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College may be your best choice. A visit will help you better understand our program, the curriculum, the benefits and exhilarating opportunities available to you. You can see our magnificent campus, The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College Lab and Study Lounge. Even better, you will have a chance to talk about your interests and goals and to probe deeper into the Honors application process.
Are you ready to come see us? Here are some options:
Honors College Open House
The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College Open House is a campus event that provides prospective students and their parents the opportunity to learn more about Honors education at Sam Houston State University. Presentations and informal conversations with Honors faculty, academic advisors, and Honors College Student Ambassadors will include information on the following topics:
Applying to the Honors College
The Honors Seminars
Honors Student Life
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Co-Curricular Honors Experiences
Honors Residence Life Opportunities
The Honors College Open House is scheduled during Saturdays at SAM, the SHSU college preview day:
- Saturday, November 15, 2014, 11:00 am, Olson Auditorium, AB4
- Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:00 am, Olson Auditorium, AB4
Reservations are encouraged. For additional information, contact the Honors College at email@example.com or 936-294-1477. For Saturdays at SAM information, view the website http://www.shsu.edu/academics/honors/index.html
One-on-One Visit with the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College Staff
Prospective students and their families are more than welcome to schedule an individual visit with the Honors College dean or advisers. A meeting with the staff can provide you with more insight into the admission process and with the opportunity to learn more about The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College. To visit, it is preferable to make an appointment to ensure the availability of staff and to avoid busy dates. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, year round with the exception of campus holidays. If you want to schedule an appointment, contact the Honors College Office by phone (936-294-1477) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
While on campus, you may also want to attend a SHSU Campus Tour and/or on-campus housing tours. You can sign up for a SHSU Campus tour at the SHSU Visitor Center by reserving online at www.shsu.edu/visitor.
As you have already seen, you can learn a lot about our college, the curriculum, the activities and special programs, plus all the benefits of an Honors education on this webpage. You can even get a glimpse of our faculty, students, and alumni, by reading our award winning digital newsletter, The Dialogue.
For directions to the Honors building, please click HERE
For directions to the Visitor Center Parking Lot, please click HERE
*To park here, you will need to get a visitor's pass from the Vistor's Center next to the Estill Building*