For a step-by-step summary of the ICS Honors Program process, please visit the Program Overview Page.



Please be sure you have reviewed the program details and eligibility requirements listed below before applying. You are eligible to apply if you complete the following conditions by the end of the quarter in which you plan to apply.

  • An overall GPA of at least 3.2
  • A GPA of at least 3.5 in the courses listed below:
    • Group 1 courses – Computing (for any major, one of the following):
      • ICS 21, 22, 23/46 – OR –
      • ICS 31, 32, 33, 45J (BIM or Informatics ONLY) – OR –
      • ICS 31, 32, 33, 45C, 46
    • Group 2 courses – Math (for any major, one of the following):
      • Math 2A-B will be required for all majors, except for In4matx.
      • In4matx will include Stats 7 and ICS 6B


The application has two parts:

  1. Online Application: The deadline to submit an application for 2018-2019 Honors Program is Friday, June 1, 2018 at 5 p.m. The Online Application will ask for your GPA in a set of required courses, the names of two faculty references, and a one-page statement about yourself and your intellectual achievements, accomplishments and goals. You may wish to indicate any research projects (CS 199) in which you have been actively involved.
  2. Faculty References: As part of your application, you will need two faculty references. Please direct them to the Faculty References page so they may answer a few short questions about their experience with you.  The deadline to submit faculty references is Friday, June 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.