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

Welcome to Fall 2023

The Honors College is pleased to welcome 53 new members starting in Fall 2023.  We look forward to getting to know you.

And for those returning, it is so nice to see you again.  Together we will get you closer to your graduation date. 

Applying for Spring 2024 Honors College Start: 

For Spring 2024 Semester Honors College start (Current students including second semester Freshmen and Transfer students)

  • Application period opens: August 15, 2023
  • Application period closes: October 15, 2023

Interested current/transfer students should contact the Honors College at 361-593-4862 to schedule an interest information session to learn more about us and what needs to be completed within a specific time frame.  Once a student gains that information, an application will be provided.

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 thirteen 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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