Mortar Board, Visor Chapter
University Honors Center
P.O. Box 7336
Austin, TX 78713
Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service. It was founded in 1918 by representatives from Cornell University, The University of Michigan, The Ohio State University, Swarthmore College and Syracuse University. The University of Texas at Austin chapter was founded in 1923. Mortar Board recognizes and encourages scholarship, leadership, and service. Membership is restricted to students in their graduating year. Members are chosen each spring through an application process.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What are the membership eligibility requirements?
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Do I have to attend the induction ceremony to join?
How do I collect my certificate if I am unable to attend the induction ceremony?