Joining the Honor Council
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Becoming an Honor Council Member
The Aggie Honor System Office is looking for students who:
Live the Texas A&M University Core Values
Apply Integrity in their everyday lives
- Possess an understanding of and passion for Integrity
- Strive for Excellence
- Understand the balance between Integrity and Loyalty
- Look for ways to Serve the University and others
- Demonstrate respect for students and faculty by critically considering presented information
Serve the University Community by giving of their time and talents
- Know that holding their peers accountable, while often difficult, is an important part of a high-performing organization
- Develop an understanding of the relationship between Integrity and Academic Integrity
- Connect the impact integrity has with the long-term well-being of the University
- Volunteer to serve between three and five hours per month throughout the year
- Advocate for the Honor Code in their social, academic, and organizational circles
Becoming an Honor Council Member
The process of becoming an Honor Council Member varies depending on whether you are an undergraduate student, a graduate student, or a faculty member. The application/nomination process for each is provided below.
Undergraduate Student Honor Council members
Applications are available online at http://aggiehonor.tamu.edu during the first week of the Fall Semester. Aggie Honor System Staff will be available at the MSC Open House to answer questions about serving on Honor Council or the application process. Questions about the process can also be submitted to the departmental email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
The selection criteria includes:
- Overall GPR of at least 2.0. Freshmen may join on the condition that they maintain at least a 2.0 GPR. Returning students must have had a 2.0 or better for the previous Spring semester.
- Ability to serve a two year term (student members can be reappointed by the Director of the Aggie Honor System Office following completion of their first term)
- Must be in good standing with the University.
- Exemplify a desire and dedication to ensure the Aggie Code of Honor is upheld.
Applications must be completed online by 5pm on the Friday following MSC Open House.
Aggie Honor System staff and current Honor Council members will be at MSC Open House to answer questions about serving on Honor Council.
Selected student government leaders and Aggie Honor System staff work together to review the applications and develop a final list of new Honor Council members.
Students will be notified of their status and appointment through their University email address.
Graduate Student Honor Council Members
Graduate Honor Council Members are appointed by the Graduate and Professional Student Council.
Contact your departmental representative or other Graduate and Professional Student Council members to express your interest and get further information about the appointment process.
Faculty Honor Council Members
Elected for 2 year terms as part of the Spring Faculty Senate elections.
There are no limits to the number of consecutive terms that one can serve. After initial election and two year term, a Faculty Honor Council member can be reappointed by the Director of the Aggie Honor System Office to serve an additional term. After serving two terms, the Faculty Honor Council member is welcome to run for re-election for the Honor Council.