Documents and Forms

All documents and forms must be submitted to the Honors College

The Honors College will primarily be accepting forms via email at honors@shsu.edu. Honors students can find these electronic forms by scrolling down to the forms below or by visiting BlackBoard and locating the Online Forms link under the Honors College - Digital tab on the Honors College's organization page. Other documents may also be filled out, scanned, and submitted via email at HONORS@SHSU.EDU. Please note: WE DO NOT ACCEPT PICTURES. 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.

Disclaimer: It is the student's responsibility to verify that submitted documents and forms are received in the Honors College Office 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.


Fall 2022

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. 

*As long as you submit your portion of the Honors Course Contract Proposal Form by the 12th class day of the semester on September 7, 2022, 5 PM it will be accepted. 

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 Fall 2022 semester. Remember, you must also apply to graduate with the university itself. 

*This form, whether completed digitally or physically, is due by the 12th class day of the semester on September 7, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. 


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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. 

Advising

Advising Facts

Incoming Freshman Advising Form

Incoming Current/ Transfer Advising Form

Current Student Advising Form

Peer Advising Form

The Advising Form is to be completed prior to attending an Honors College Advising. For more information, read Advising Facts.

The Incoming Freshman Advising Form is for newly accepted students that are classified as freshmen.

The Incoming Current/Transfer Form is for newly accepted students that are classified as current SHSU students and/or incoming transfer students.

The Current Student Advising Form is for students already in the Honors College seeking semesterly advising for Advance Registration.

Course

Contracts

Contract FAQs


Contract Proposal Form 

Contract Cancellation Form

Contract 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.

The Contract Proposal Form must be submitted prior to beginning a course contract.

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

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. 

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 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 FAQ

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.

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.

Note: If neither form is submitted by the deadline listed, the student will not be considered for graduation with Highest Honors.

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

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.


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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