Help with Finances

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Find Financial Aid & Scholarships

The Financial Aid Office can help you with scholarships, grants, FAFSA and other types of financial aid. Find more info on the FAO website. Fill out the short Scholarships4Kats application (only 12 basic questions!) to find scholarship opportunities.

Get Personal Finance Coaching & Info

The Student Money Management Center (SMMC) is a financial outreach and educational program. Schedule a personal coaching session and get your finances in shape! (Scheduling instructions here.) If you prefer to learn on your own, take the free, online, personal finance "CashCourse." And check the SMMC site regularly for events!

Make a Payment & Check Payment Due Dates

The Cashier's Office provides billing, collection, and servicing for all student accounts. Visit their website for details.

  • Need to make a payment? There are multiple ways available: by mail, in person, and online. SHSU also has payment plans.
  • Looking for payment deadlines? Find them here, along with other important information.
  • Planning ahead? Estimated cost per semester for tuition, fees and other costs for various degree programs.

Get Hired, Bearkat!

Find potential employers, brush up on interviewing skills, draft a great resume--all with a little help from Career Services.

Looking for a job?  Bearkats Get Hired partnered with Handshake, an easy-to-use app connecting SHSU students and alumni with employers both on and off campus.

Get Your Card!

Your Bearkat OneCard is your official university ID-a sign of your status as an active member of the SHSU community. Refunds and student payroll are processed through your card account. It can be required for entry into some facilities and at events. Order and even update it online!