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Honors Pledge

As a member of the John V. Roach Honors College, I pledge to dedicate myself to intellectual inquiry, life-long learning and critical thinking, to demonstrate personal and academic integrity, and to engage others in earnest and respectful discussion with an open mind.


Dedicated to enriching the intellectual life of TCU, the John V. Roach Honors College seeks to empower, inspire, and motivate high-achieving students to become leaders in our global society.


To be a world-class, values-centered Honors College characterized by critical, creative, cultural and cross-disciplinary inquiry.


The John V. Roach Honors College encourages its students to develop a deep understanding of the ideals, principles, and beliefs that guide their behavior and shape their decisions. To promote this high level of self-understanding, the John V. Roach Honors College encourages collaboration and values diversity, integrity, equity, empathy, responsibility, and courage.