Honors College

Javelina Pride–Javelina Honors

What TAMUK Honors College students all share is the conviction that college is about more than just getting a degree or just learning the subject matter It is about being challenged and experiencing an in-depth involvement in their education and field of study. More Info

Current Events

Fall 2022 Honors College Orientation - Mandatory!

The Fall 2022 Honors College orientation will be Sunday, August 21, 2022 in the Peacock Room of the Biology-Earth Sciences Building.  Sign-in will start at 2:00pm with the meeting to start at 3:00pm lasting to 4:30 at the latest.  This is a mandatory meeting.  

Any Honors College student attending or working the Summer bridge programs will be released from those events to attend the Honors College orientation.  It is up to the individual student to sign-in before 3:00pm.

Dress code:  Casual!!


Apply now for Spring 2023 start in the Honors College 

The Honors College has rolling enrollment.  New applications received after August 1, 2022 will be processed for a Spring 2023 start if accepted into the Honors College.  Incomplete applications still in the review queue will also be considered for Spring 2023 membership.


Honors Contracts for Fall 2022

Emails are going out the week of August 1 - 5 concerning missing Fall 2022 Honors contract.  Check your emails!  If you need one in Fall 2022, you have until 5:00pm, Thursday, August 25 to get a contract set-up, obtain faculty signature and move into the created Honors CRN.

Freshmen (FTIC) cannot do an Honors contract in their first semester at TAMUK.

Fall 2022 Honors Contract Form


Honors Independent Project (HIP)

The Honors Independent Project has officially moved to the junior year for all HC students.  To learn more about this research requirement and see examples of past projects, please click below.

HIP Information Sheet

Mission Statement

The Honors College at Texas A&M University-Kingsville focuses on academic excellence by providing learning opportunities to high ability students.  The Honors College seeks to develop students both personally and professionally, enriching their lives through education discovery through research, and service to Texas and beyond.

Vision Statement

The Honors College at Texas A&M University-Kingsville provides world class educational and living-learning experiences for high ability students.  Honors students will develop excellent critical thinking and communication skills and participate in unique research opportunities.  Professionalism is an integrated part of the Honors College requirements, leading Honors students to become global learners, leaders, and innovators.

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Message from the Dean of Honors College

For nine years Honors students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have engaged in intense and high impact learning experiences and developed as scholars and citizens. The Honors College creates a unique learning community with students from all colleges and majors across campus. I am honored to serve the Javelina Nation as the Dean of the Honors College. More Info Tom Spencer

Mailing Addresses

USPS Address: MSC 217, 700 University Blvd, Kingsville, TX 78363
FedEx / UPS Address: 1212 W. Ave B, Kingsville, TX 78363

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