Office of the President


May 2017 Commencement

President Hoyt & Bearkat Hannah

Welcome to Sam Houston State University!

I am truly honored to be the President of Sam Houston State University. Our University is entering its 138th year of service so we have a long and well-established history of providing premier higher education in the state of Texas.

Sam Houston State University offers a wide range of high-quality undergraduate, masters level and doctorate programs that can fit the needs of virtually any student.

To better support the academic mission and social life of students on our campus, we have over $100 million in campus construction projects currently under way, including The Fred Pirkle Engineering Technology Center, South Dining Hall, and South Residential Complex.

I encourage you to visit Sam Houston State University by scheduling a campus tour through the Visitor Center.

National Day of Prayer Speech
August 2017 Commencement Schedule

Saturday, August 5 @ 9:30 a.m.
College of Business Administration

College of Criminal Justice
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Saturday, August 5 @ 2:30 p.m.
College of Education

College of Sciences & Engineering Technology
College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication
College of Health Sciences

Texas State University System (TSUS) Quarterly Board of Regents Meetings

August 17-18, 2017
Sul Ross State University

November 16-17, 2017
Sam Houston State University

February 15-16, 2018
Lamar University

May 17-18, 2018
Texas State University

August 16-17, 2018

November 15-16, 2018
Sam Houston State University

Annual Faculty & Staff Meeting

Thursday, August 31, 2017
2:00 PM

James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall