Student Success

  • Students walking through campus.
    Your Degree, Your Future
    Sam Houston State University is proud to offer a wide variety of course and degree plans to fit your future.
  • A student being advised
    Guidance & Advice
    The SAM Center offers academic advising as well as help with the study and life skills you'll need to achieve your goals.
  • Austin Hall in the evening
    Tutoring Services Available
    Through the Academic Success Center you can get personalized tutoring and work with other students to give your grades a boost.
  • Student meeting with SMMC Advisor
    Helping You Prepare for a Rainy Day
    The Student Money Management Center can help guide you through making smart financial decisions that will pay off years down the road.
  • SHSU Theatre
    Connect With Your Campus
    With over 230 students organizations it's easy to find a group to fit in with here at SHSU. You can even make your own organization through the university!
  • Outside of Lee Drain Building
    Important Dates
    Don't miss important things like drop dates, registration deadlines, university holidays or thesis & dissertation deadlines.

Check out the University's Restart 2020 page for up-to-date and specific COVID-19 resources. 

Part of our mission is to assist students on their path to success. To help you on your journey, we've mapped out many of the different resources available to current students. Have we missed something you need or cannot find? Send us a request or question!


 Plan & register for classes


Check out the course schedule; meet with your academic advisor; register for, add or drop courses; check in with a peer mentor.

 Get help with finances


Explore ways to help pay for college; make a payment; find a job; get coached on your personal finances; don't forget about your university ID!

 Learn how to learn


Struggling in class, or just finding that college "studying" is different? Find the right resources for your academic success at SHSU.

 Discover "other" services


Health care, counseling, legal advising, career services, your "campus living room," and more. Some you may not have even known about!

 Clue in to campus details


How to set up my email on my phone? Where to eat? Where to park? Where's the nearest computer lab? How to get around campus?

 Jump in! Find your niche


Make it your campus. Traditions, student organizations, special events: so many ways for you to Engage, Involve, Connect. And succeed!

 Review academic policies


Policies on academic grievances (such as grade appeals), class attendance or absences, "resigning" (dropping all courses in a semester), and more.

 Just for graduating seniors!


You made it! Congratulations! Make the most of your achievement- and be sure to "check off" a few matters before the big day...