How to Schedule an Advising Appointment


1. Find the link to “Campus Connect” on your MySam account.

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2. Sign-in (if prompted) using your SHSU login information.

3. Select the button for “Need to make an appointment? Start here!”

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4. Select Academic Advising from the drop-down menu.

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5. Select the Center or Department for your advising appointment.

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Select Your Major to learn who is your Advising Team:

If you do not see your major listed, you may not be advised at the SAM Center. To determine who your Academic Advisor is please visit the Who's My Advisor? page.

6. Choose the appropriate advising team or service (e.g., Business Administration for Accounting majors).

For SAM Center Appointments:

At this time, the only appointment options are either (1) email or (2) Zoom (virtual/webcam).

For Zoom appointments you will need access to a computer or smartphone.

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For SAM Center Appointments:
          At this time, the only appointment options are either (1) email or (2) Zoom (virtual/webcam).
            For a Zoom appointment, you will need access to a computer or smart phone.

    7. Choose an advising location.

    Advisign location dropdown menu

    8. Choose an advisor with whom you’d like to meet. If no preference, select Next.

    Advisor choice dropdown menu

    9. Select a date and time for your appointment.

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    10. Confirm your appointment.

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    If you have difficulties scheduling an appointment, please contact our office by:

    • Calling the SAM Center at 936-294-4444
    • Emailing us at samcenter@shsu.edu
    • Coming in person to the SAM Center in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Suite 170.

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    View our calendar to see upcoming events that may impact you and your course selections!

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