honors advising begins on tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Advising appointments are limited, and permits into Honors courses are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Therefore, it is important to make your appointment as early as possible.
Students will receive an email from the Honors College providing a link to our online scheduling tool, Genbook, which should be used for scheduling appointments.
Genbook will be audited daily to ensure that all student appointments are made during the appropriate dates for their classification.
NO Appointments by phone, Unauthorized appointments will be cancelled.
Important Additional Information
A list of all university classes to be offered is available for students in the MyTech tab of Raiderlink. Please review both the Honors and the University course schedule before your advising appointment and have a preliminary schedule prepared for your advising session. Your advising session will go quickly and smoothly if you will:
- Come prepared! Students without tentative schedules (including times/days of classes) will be asked to reschedule their advising appointments. Review the Honors and the University course schedule for on the web to prepare a schedule prior to your advising appointment and complete the tracking sheet appropriate to your major.
- If you have any questions concerning your degree requirements or additional registration holds, schedule an appointment with your primary academic advisor prior to your visit with us.
- Arrive on time. Since your appointment will only be scheduled for a limited time period, it is imperative that you arrive on time and prepared. If you arrive for your appointment too late to fit into an advisor’s schedule, you will be rescheduled to a later date.
- Cancel your appointment beforehand if you are unable to make it. Any student who fails to notify us that he or she will miss an advising appointment will be rescheduled for a later date.
Remember that registration for courses must be completed on the web. Thus, if you do not know your e-raider password, you should call the IT Help Desk (742-HELP, 742-4357) to ensure that your registration will be trouble-free. Happy Scheduling!
Graduation with Honors Designations
Students must complete 24 hours in Honors courses to graduate from Texas Tech University with the transcript designation “with Honors.” See the Honors College Student Handbook on the web for more details. Graduating seniors should submit an Honors Intent to Graduate Form at least one year prior to their intended graduation date. Bring your completed and signed form to: McClellan Hall, Room 103 or mail it to: Honors College, Box 41017, Lubbock, TX 79409.
A student who wishes to graduate with the transcript designation “with Highest Honors” must complete a Senior Thesis and 30 hours of Honors coursework. Permission from the Honors College is required before beginning the Senior Thesis. Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average both to remain in the Honors College and to graduate with either of these Honors designations.
Students intending to graduate with either designation must file an “Intent to Graduate” form with the Honors College in the semester prior to the semester of graduation. Honors College designations are listed on the transcript and the diploma. These are in addition to other distinctions graduates may earn, such as Magna Cum Laude.
Important Note: All non-science majors MUST take an Honors lab science prior to graduation.