SHSU offers communities to maximize your college experience. We encourage you to consider engaging with one group related to your future career field and one that helps you identify a group of friends with a common interest. Whether you are looking for friends to work out with, serve in the community, or make connections in your major-our Find Your Community resources are here to support you.
The Department of Student Involvement provides students with intentional, structured, educational training opportunities that promote and support academic and co-curricular learning. Through leadership development, service-learning initiatives, and student organization involvement, we expose students to the concepts of leadership theory, skills, and application that promote community service as an integral aspect of education. Key programs include CliftonStrengths®, Bearkat Service Break, Student Employee Leadership Institute, Ultimate Bearkat Society, and OrgLINK, SHSU’s online student involvement system.
Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) was developed to serve as a liaison between students affiliated with fraternities and sororities, faculty, alumni advisors, inter/national offices, and parents focused on enhancing communication and public relations. The office also offers training on chapter operations, leadership, inclusion, risk management, health and safety, recruitment, and member development. The FSL mission statement is: Through values-driven practices, we aim to develop student leaders of social organizations and foster a holistic collegiate experience rooted in excellence and community.
The Department of Campus Activities & Traditions is committed to developing students outside of the classroom. We are here to create and implement positive programs and events that will allow students to enjoy the full collegiate experience.