Rains from Tropical Storm Beta have left puddles throughout the SHSU campus on Tuesday. - Photo by Brian Blalock


Restart 2020: Campus Guide

Restarting SHSU in the midst of COVID-19 will require everyone to come together to help protect our Bearkat community. SHSU is committed to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control (CDC) guidance.

by Stephanie Knific

Organizations Collaborate To Register Bearkats

The deadline to register to vote on Oct. 5 is less than two weeks away. Several organizations on campus are collaborating to help students register to vote and get to the polls during the 2020 election with the #BearkatsVOTE campaign.

by Wes Hamilton

Elevate Hosts Virtual 30-Day Walking Challenge

Sam Houston State University’s Healthy Campus Initiative, Elevate, is hosting a 30-day virtual walking challenge for all current students and employees across all campuses. The challenge will run from October 1-30, with two available competitions.

by Mikah Boyd

Socially Distanced Activities

While the “new normal” has meant changing how we socialize, it shouldn’t mean excluding fun and friends from college life. Here’s a list of social distancing ideas to consider with friends. While exploring, make sure to wear a mask, keep your distance and avoid large groups.

by Emily Binetti

Free COVID-19 Testing For Students

Beginning the week of September 21, all COVID testing on the Sam Houston State University campus will be free of charge for current students.

by Emily Binetti

Alumni Association Launches Mask Donation Program

Join the Alumni Association and show your Bearkat Pride with this limited-edition custom SHSU Alumni Association face mask. For every membership, we will donate a mask to a SHSU student.

by Emily Binetti

University Contact Tracing Project Offers New Job Opportunities

In coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Texas Health Trace initiative, SHSU is hiring approximately 200 people to serve as Contact Tracers, Case Investigators and Epi Leads. Team members will work remotely to track COVID-19 cases across the state.

by Emily Binetti

Bearkat Bundle: SHSU’s New Textbook Rental Program

Beginning in the spring 2021 semester, Sam Houston State University is partnering with Barnes and Noble to provide an all-encompassing, affordable textbook rental program for students.

by Wes Hamilton

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