Sam Model United Nations


SMUN program is Sam Houston State University’s Model United Nations competitive program. It is supported by the Political Science Department and the College of Humanities and Social sciences. The SMUN program is also an international relations course offered during the Spring semesters. The POLS 4081 Problem in Political Science: Model United Nations. The online course provides an interactive environment encouraging students to study the world in the different aspects of political and international affairs.


SMUN program is currently accepting student delegates applications for the 2023 National MUN conference. The application form must be submitted electronically to Prof. Weng at by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 28th. A total of 12 student delegates will be accepted to this year’s SMUN program. Selected applicants will be contacted shortly after the submission deadline.


• All Majors Are Welcome (POLS Major/Minor has priority)
• Must be in good academic standing (GPA > 3.0)
• Must be enrolled in POLS 4081 Problem in Political Science: Model United Nations Online Course in Spring 2023
• Attend all required training sessions (Dates TBD)
• Serve as staff members for an international conference in Spring, 2023. (Community service hours)
• Must be able to travel with the SMUN program for the National MUN conference in NY City from April 10th to 15th, 2023.
Please note: SMUN program secures funding to cover each attending student delegate registration fees and travel.


• Have an enthusiastic and positive attitude
• Be self-motivated and responsible
• A willingness to develop or improve oral communication skills
• Team Player


SMUN Faculty Advisor:
Prof. Dennis Weng (

2022-2023 Sam MUN Program Student Delegate Application Form