Documents and Forms

All documents and forms must be submitted to the Honors College

The Honors College will primarily be accepting forms via email and Blackboard. Please review the submission instructions for each form to determine where to submit. Students can find these electronic forms by scrolling down to the forms below or by visiting the Honors BlackBoard and locating the Documents & Forms link within the Honors Information module on the organization's homepage. Honors documents submitted virtually must be filled out, scanned, and submitted via Blackboard or email at HONORS@SHSU.EDU. Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT images. Only scanned documents or PDF forms. Our forms are fillable PDFs, so students also have the option to submit digitally via email. 

View the electronic forms below

Submit in person at the Honors College Office in Academic Building IV, Suite 201.

Submit via mail to SHSU Honors College, Box 2479, Huntsville, TX 77341-2479.

Submit via Blackboard (required for all course contract proposal and certification forms)

Disclaimer: It is the student's responsibility to verify that submitted documents and forms are received in the Honors College Office or Blackboard by the deadline date. It is the student's responsibility to keep a copy of all documents and forms submitted to the Honors College Office.


Honors Online Documents and Forms

Course Contract Proposal - It is VERY IMPORTANT that you double-check all the information being filled out, most specifically your email address and your professor's email address. If either of these are input incorrectly, you will not receive updates regarding your contract status, nor will your professor be able to continue with it. Contact the Honors College (honors@shsu.edu) immediately if you have provided incorrect information. 

Community Service - Download and save the PDF fillable form and wait to submit it until complete. We do not accept incomplete Community Service forms.

Graduation Declaration  - The Honors College Graduation Declaration form is ONLY for students graduating in the spring 2024 semester. Remember, you must also apply to graduate with the university itself. 


   Category    Document/Form Details
New Student Participation Agreement

The Participation Agreement is required from all accepted students. This form is the official acceptance of Honors College membership and must be submitted in order to begin receiving the benefits of being in Honors. Please email signed PAs to honors@shsu.edu.

Course

Contracts

Contract FAQs

Contract FAQs for Faculty

Contract Proposal Form 

Contract Cancellation Form

Contract Certification Form

Internship Proposal Form

Internship Certification Form

Study Abroad Proposal Form

Study Abroad Certification Form

A Course Contract is to be completed by students enrolled in non-Honors courses seeking Honors credit. For more information, read Contract FAQs or Contract FAQs for Faculty.

The Contract Proposal Form must be submitted via Blackboard prior to beginning a course contract. Proposal forms are due by the fifth class day. 

The Contract Cancellation form must be submitted to the Honors College if you decide to cancel your contract before the Contract Certification Forms become due. Please note that this may result in being placed on Status two (probation) with Honors.

The Contract Certification Form must be submitted via Blackboard after completing a course contract. 

Students seeking Honors credit for study abroad or internship hours should complete the corresponding proposal/certification forms. They will be uploaded in the same Blackboard location as contract documents.

Note: If neither of the Proposal or Certification forms is submitted, the student will not receive Honors credit for a course contract.

Community

Service

Community Service Facts

Community Service Form

Community Service is to be completed by students seeking Honors Advance Registration for the following semester. For more information, read Community Service Facts.

The Community Service Form must be submitted via Blackboard upon completion of at least 10 hours of service per semester. 

Note: If the form is not submitted by the deadline listed, the student will not be considered for advance registration.

Thesis

Thesis FAQs

Thesis Proposal Form

Thesis Progress & Outcome Report


Thesis Final Approval Form


Thesis Binding Form

Thesis Template

The Honors Thesis is to be completed by students wishing to graduate with Highest Honors. For more information, read Thesis FAQs.

The Thesis Proposal Form must be submitted prior to beginning an Honors Thesis.

The Thesis Template is designed to help guide students in the layout and design of their Honors Thesis.

The Thesis Final Approval Form and Thesis Binding Form must be submitted after the completion of an Honors Thesis.

Graduation Graduation Declaration

The Graduation Declaration is to be completed by students wishing to graduate with Honors.

The Graduation Declaration must be submitted during the semester in which a student hopes to graduate.

Note: If the form is not submitted by the deadline listed, the student will not be considered for graduation with Honors.

Seminars Seminar Wait List Request Form

An Honors Seminar is to be completed by students wishing to stay on track to graduate with Honors. All Honors students are required to enroll in and successfully complete two Honors Seminar courses.

The Seminar Wait List Request Form is for students seeking enrollment in an Honors Seminar that were not able to register for one regularly via the Registration Portal.

Miscellaneous

Withdrawal Form

Request for Letter of Recommendation

Funding Request Form

The Withdrawal Form is for students wishing to end their membership with the Honors College.

The Request for Letter of Recommendation Form is for students seeking a letter from an Honors College Dean. The form must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the requested completion date.

As a service to our students and upon request, the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College supports students in their academic endeavors. This support must be used toward the requested event or research. Students must be in good standing with the Honors College to receive funding. 
* Essay requirement: Students must submit a two paragraph essay describing, in detail, how you anticipate that this trip/event will affect your professional, academic, or personal life. Please ensure your essay is attached to your funding request form. 

 


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The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College

Academic Building IV Suite 202 | Box 2479 | Huntsville, Texas 77341-2479

Phone: (936) 294.1477 | Email: honors@shsu.edu