Catalog Overview

Sam Houston State University's Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs are online publications maintained and published on a yearly cycle by the Office of Academic Planning and Assessment.  Catalog content is developed, reviewed, and approved by the respective university units.  The following provides administrative information and guidance related to SHSU's catalog review cycle.

CourseLeaf Academic Catalog Management System

Beginning with the 2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs, the review, edit, approval, and publication processes will be managed using the new CourseLeaf Academic Catalog Management Software.

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Catalog Review Cycle

2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate and Professional Catalogs

Date Task
September 27 Catalog Editing Opens to Department Users/Catalog Editors
November 1 Catalog Edits to be Completed and Pages Submitted for Academic Advising Review (Degree Programs, Certificates, Minors Only).
November 15 Catalog Review to be Completed by Academic Advising and Pages Submitted for Dean's Office/Catalog Approver's Review and Approval
December 20 Dean’s Office/Catalog Approver's Approvals to be Completed. Catalog Editing and Approvals Close to Departments, Colleges, and Administrative Units
February 15 Office of Academic Planning and Assessment Review to be Completed
March 5 (week of) Target Catalog Publication Date


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