Recognized by G.I. Jobs as a 2013 Military Friendly School, SHSU has the programs and people in place to help you pursue your goals. The Veterans Resource Center is dedicated to assisting veterans and dependents of veterans with the transition into university life.Additionally, veteran students receive unprecedented support from VetSuccess on Campus, a collaboration between SHSU, the VA, and Vet Center personnel in order to better serve the men and women who have honorably served our country. For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, ̫The Measure of a Life is its Service,̦ echoes across SHSU̠s six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.