Next Step for Admitted Students

Admitted to the Honors College? Take these steps now!

Turn in your Participation Agreement

All students should submit a signed Participation Agreement before they can receive their Bowers Scholarship. This document is included in your acceptance letter or can be found electronically here.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Newly admitted students are required to meet with an Honors advisor prior to their first semester in the Honors College. You may schedule an advising appointment by contacting the office at or 936-294-1477.

Receive your New Student Packet

At your advising appointment, you will be provided a New Student Packet. This packet will include important documents such as an updated calendar, course information, upcoming event information, and the access codes to the private Honors facilities on campus.

Apply for Honors Housing

Honors students have the opportunity to live in Piney Woods Hall. Students are not required to live in Honors housing. For more information on our housing options and how to apply, visit the Honors housing webpage.

Register for the Honors Welcome Retreat

Newly admitted students are invited to attend the Honors Welcome Retreat each fall. For information on the Welcome Retreat registration and cost, click here.

Like us on Facebook!

Be sure to like our Facebook page to RSVP to Honors College events, see photos from events, and keep in touch with the Honors College.

Check Out Our Blackboard Page

After the official 12th class day, all new students will have access to our Honors College Blackboard page. We use Blackboard frequently for:

  • Community service opportunities
  • On-campus job listings
  • Honors College events
  • Honors College deadlines and reminders

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The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College

Academic Building IV Suite 201 | Box 2479 | Huntsville, Texas 77341-2479

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