Catalog Overview

Sam Houston State University's Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs are online publications maintained and published on a yearly cycle by the Office of Academic Planning and Assessment.  Catalog content is developed, reviewed, and approved by the respective university units.  The following provides administrative information and guidance related to SHSU's catalog review cycle.

CourseLeaf Academic Catalog Management System

Beginning with the 2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs, the review, edit, approval, and publication processes will be managed using the new CourseLeaf Academic Catalog Management Software.

Access the CourseLeaf system:  nextcatalog.shsu.edu 

Catalog Review Cycle

2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs

Date Task
November 1 Catalog Editing Opens to Department Users/Catalog Editors
December 6* Catalog Edits to be Completed and Pages Submitted for Dean’s Office/Catalog Approver's Review and Approval
January 17
Dean’s Office/Catalog Approver's Approvals to be Completed. Catalog Editing and Approvals Close to Departments, Colleges, and Administrative Units
February 17 Office of Academic Planning and Assessment Review to be Completed
March 6 (week of) Target Catalog Publication Date

* Recommended internal deadline. Date may be pushed up or back by unit administration to accommodate January 17th completion date.

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Contact Us

Dawn Caplinger
dcaplinger@shsu.edu
(936) 294-4156

Somer Franklin
somer@shsu.edu
(936) 294-1009