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Mission statement

The Texas A&M International University’s Honors and Undergraduate Research Program seeks to provide TAMIU’s students with the highest levels of academic achievement with the opportunity to thrive and challenge themselves to their fullest potential. Honors students will work closely with a university faculty mentor in their chosen academic major on research projects, conference presentations, leadership development, and community engagement.

Benefits of an honor student

  • Access to
    • priority registration
    • leadership opportunities
    • special events
  • Receive scholarship
  • Collaborate with faculty
  • Network with professionals in the field
  • Acquire research skills
  • Present at conferences
  • Improve resume
  • Participate in the community
  • Earn honors certification and medallion
  • Attend Hooding ceremonies and receive recognition
  • Prepare for graduate studies

Each honors student is committed to completing the following terms:

  1. Submit their Financial Aid application each Academic Year. (FAFSA, TASFA, Mexican Tuition Waiver).
  2. Maintain an institutional GPA of 3.2
  3. Be a full-time student (12 SCH) each semester.
  4. Complete an approved research assignment/paper/project with your honors faculty mentor each semester or each year. (When applicable, follow all IRB protocols throughout the research process.)
  5. Complete 30 hours of community services each academic year through TAMIU Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement.
  6. Complete two (2) TAMIU Trailblazer learning dimensions.

Committee Members

Alfredo Ramirez, Jr. Ph.D. | Chair | University College Dean | KLM 416B | 956.326.2134

For more information, contact honors@tamiu.edu or call 956.326.2133.

Alfredo Ramirez, Jr., Ph.D
Interim Dean of University College
KLM 416B

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University Honors & Undergraduate Research Program
5201 University Boulevard
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library (KLM) 419H
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2133