Learn to Learn: Academic Tools

Academic Success Center

  • Solve your Math problems with one of our peer tutors.
  • Get help with your Writing in generating ideas, organizing your paper, and improving your writing. We won't write your paper for you, but we can help you make it better!
  • Need support with something other than Writing or Math? Check out our academic support options - where you can collaborate with peers and strengthen your study skills.
  • Let us share the ASC with you by attending an upcoming Academic Excellence Workshop


Newton Gresham Library (NGL) serves the research needs of the Sam Houston State University community, with holdings of over 1.3 million books, bound periodicals, and government documents in a variety of formats. NGL offers a host of different services. and in various formats, from the physical to the virtual.

First Year Experience

The First Year Experience Office is dedicated to supporting a student’s transition into college through innovative programing. The FORWARD and the SHSU Common Reader programs are housed in this office.