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About the University Honors Center

The University Honors Center was established in 1991 by Dr. James W. Vick, then-Vice President for Student Affairs, as a focal point for interdisciplinary honors activities at The University of Texas at Austin. Today, its role on campus has evolved to accommodate the needs of outstanding students throughout the university.

Through the generous support of the L.L. and Ethel E. Dean Endowment, the University Honors Center offers programming and networking opportunities for the university’s various honors programs. The UHC further fosters outstanding student achievement by supporting the UT chapters of seven national honor societies and facilitating the process by wh