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Guide for ACES James Scholars

This page has been designed to serve as a point of departure for current and prospective ACES James Scholars to explore our Honors Program. Follow the links below to learn more about being an ACES James Scholar. Please revisit this page often, as new materials are added from time to time.

Resources for Further Exploration

Links to Essential Resources

  • The 2017-2018 Honors Calendar — This is the official schedule of James Scholar activites and due dates for the current academic year.
  • ACES James Scholar Honors Program Application Form — For use by 2nd-semester freshmen, sophomores, and 1st-semester juniors enrolled in the College of ACES. See the Honors Calendar for application due dates.
  • Honors Completion Plan — The HCP is your academic roadmap for the junior and senior years. During the 2017-2018 academic year, juniors will submit their HCP by Tuesday, October 31, 2017, and sophomores will submit their HCP by Monday, April 30, 2018.
  • Electronic Honors Credit Learning Agreement (eHCLA) Factsheet — This handout explains how the Honors Program's eHCLA system works. Please note that paper HCLAs are no longer being used in the ACES James Scholar Honors Program.