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Welcome to Residence Life!

The Department of Residence Life here on the campus of Sam Houston State University provides one of the widest varieties of living options in this region of the country. Housing approximately 3,900 Bearkats, we are dedicated to delivering an exceptional on-campus student living experience and we are thrilled to be a part of your educational journey. Here at SHSU, all 25 of our residence halls and apartments provide economical and convenient living for students. On-Campus living is the perfect choice when it comes to academics, convenience and programming. We look forward to helping you get the best out of your time on campus!

Mission

To provide each resident with a convenient, well-maintained, and safe living environment at a reasonable cost while fostering learning by setting and upholding community standards, providing community activities, and encouraging campus connections and opportunities to enhance the student's overall experience of university life. campus connections and opportunities to enhance the student's overall experience of university life. 

Core Values

Service

Putting forth our best efforts to foster the personal growth and development of each resident while finding solutions that serve the highest good of all concerned.

Quality

Conscientiously seeking ways to continually improve our facilities, services, and programs in an effort to achieve excellence.

Communication

Effectively conveying consistent, accurate, and timely information so the message received is the message intended.

Integrity

Interacting with others, whether in word or deed, in a civil, truthful, responsible, and honorable manner.

Education

Committing to life-long learning and supporting the moral and ethical development of our students, most of which occurs outside the classroom.

Flexibility

Committing to be resourceful, innovative, and open to new ideas and methods to meet the changing needs of our residents.

Contact Us

The Residence Life Office is open

Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Physical Address:

910 Bearkat Blvd.

Huntsville TX 77340

Office Phone: (936) 294-1812

Fax: (936) 294-1920

Mailing Address:

Department of Residence Life

Box 2416

Huntsville TX 77341-2416

Email Us: reslife@shsu.edu