University Services & Resources

The University Services & Resources page provides helpful links to a wide range of academic, personal and social support available to all SHSU students.

See below for additional support available to all SHSU students:

College of Education Resources

Noyce Scholarship

Hawkins Scholarship

TRiO Teacher Support Services

Serves first generation students with financial and academic need who are seeking a bachelor’s degree and teaching certification.

Testing Support Center

Provides study materials and support to help teacher candidate prepare for certification tests.

Educator Preparation Services

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers


Paid Year Long Residency

Student Organizations

Education Living Community

First year students can choose to live alongside other education majors in a dorm.

First-Year Learning Communities

Hawkins Scholarship

Holmes Scholarship

The College of Education Grad Hub

Your go to office for all COE grad program questions.

Educator Preparation Services

For TEA certification questions/information.


For those seeking a master's degree.

The Graduate School

Applying, admission, paying for grad school, events and more

Graduate Student Travel Funds Request Form

Career and Professional Development

Attend workshops and programs to help you be successful in your career.

Theses & Dissertations

Overview, order of events, deadlines, forms and more

Thesis Boot Camp

Event designed to facilitate master’s students’ research and writing progress.

Dissertation Boot Camp

FREE, all-inclusive weekend program to assist doctoral scholars enrolled in any proposal or dissertation course.


Provides graduate students with networking, mentoring, and academic success programming

R.O.A.D. to PhD

Provides tools to help students adjust to the academic rigor of doctoral education.

Teaching Assistant Certification Series

For graduate students interested in a career involving teaching.

Grad Resources

National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

Resources for Graduate Research

GradKat Community Mentorship

Mentorship program with alumni.

Graduate Computer Lab and Student Lounge

Computer lab and lounge with FREE food, coffee and school supplies.

Online Graduate Student Checklist

Graduate Student Orientation