Campus Activities and Traditions

  • CAT
    Campus Activities & Traditions
    Campus Activities & Traditions are comprised of small and large-scale university events. Some larger traditions include: Homecoming, Tree of Light, Firefest, Bearkat Alley, Welcome Week, and March 2 the Grave.
  • Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs
    Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs
    The Center for Diversity & Intercultural Affairs (CDIA) is dedicated to assisting the university in maintaining an inclusive campus community where our diversity is embraced and celebrated. We do this through programming, resources and diversity education. We have events ranging from our monthly "Chat & Chew" series, which seek to engage students in healthy and productive dialogue to our annual Diversity Leadership Conference.
  • CAB
    Campus Activities Board
    Campus Activities Board (CAB) is the official student event planning board. CAB consists of a Board of eight student leaders, who strategically design events that entertain the campus community and foster a sense of belonging. The Board plans and executes an average of 30 events a semester ranging from signature programs, like Bingo Night and Cupcake Wars, to larger-scale programs, like LSC Takeover and the Miss Sam Houston Scholarship Pageant.

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Engage. Involve. Connect.

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 you to enjoy the full collegiate experience. Through our program areas, we strive to foster holistic student development. Browse our website to find out how to get involved on and around campus, find many resources for your student organization, or explore other opportunities!


Campus Activities & Traditions strives to enhance the intellectual, ethical, and social development of SHSU students by engaging them in the university community.


Campus Activities & Traditions encourages you to get involved! Statistics confirm that students who are involved on their campus are more likely to graduate and enjoy their collegiate experience.


Campus Activities & Traditions wants to get you connected! Making connections with your fellow peers, professors, university staff, and community is important to your development as a productive citizen and a life-long learner.

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