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How to Apply to Plan II Honors will open for Fall 2018 applications on August 1

Application deadline for Fall applicants:  December 1 **Grace period, deadline extended until Dec 7th, see details here 

Plan II reviews applications in the order that the applications are completed.  The later an applicant completes the application, the later that application will be reviewed.  Plan II Honors can only admit students that are admitted to UT Austin.  Plan II admission offers are non-binding and non-exclusive regardless of the date of the offer of admission


Application Checklist for Plan II Honors Applicants:

  • ApplyTexas Application for Freshman Admission (Plan II is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, Liberal Arts must be 1 of your college choices; note we DO NOT have to be 1st choice)

  • $75 Application Fee (Application Fee Waiver information)

  • Student Information Form: accessed at MyStatus 

  • Official High School Transcript and rank

  • SAT or ACT scores

  • Essays 

  • Honors Application

  • Expanded Résumé

To apply to Plan II Honors, submit:

The on-line HONORS APPLICATION, which is accessible only after an applicant has completed and submitted the application.  This application is separate from ApplyTexas and is based on your college choices. Plan II is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, therefore, Liberal Arts must be 1 of the 2 college choices.  ApplyTexas will upload within 24-48 hours after the applicant submits ApplyTexas. AFTER ApplyTexas has loaded, the applicant can access the on-line honors application. CLICK ON THE HONORS TAB on your MY STATUS page to access the honors application. Details on how to complete your ApplyTexas application can be found at Texas Admissions.

The Plan II PERSONAL STATEMENT is contained within online honors application and must be submitted to complete the honors application. The Personal statement consists of five sentences allowing you to tell the reviewer about yourself.  Please use these five sentences to describe yourself, your life, and your experiences that taken together form an accurate view of who you are and why the interdisciplinary nature of the Plan II honors program appeals to you.  This is your chance to shine.   Be creative! Be unique!  Do not list what was provided in other areas of your application.  SHORT ANSWER on why you believe Plan II Honors is a good fit for you will also be required.  In addition you must submit the EXPANDED RESUME Plan II tips on the résumé

If an applicant is applying to more than one honors program, all the requirements for each honors program will be contained in the single honors application.  The application will NOT submit multiple honors applications, even if applying to multiple honors programs.

Additional Information:

  • Plan II has discontinued the requirement for a teacher or counselor recommendation.
  • Do not send any application materials to the Plan II Honors office.  All materials must be submitted to the University of Texas at Austin Office of Admissions.  Electronic submission preferred in all cases.

Any documents submitted via US Mail should be sent to the following address:

Office of Admission-Processing
University of Texas at Austin  
PO BOX 8058  
Austin, TX 78713-8058

For express delivery services (DHL, FedEx, etc):

Office of Admissions
The University of Texas at Austin
110 Inner Campus Drive, Main 13
Austin, TX  78712

Tel: 512-475-7387


An applicant may apply for on-campus housing as soon as the UT Austin application process is complete.  

Because housing choice order is based on the date of the housing application, the earlier the application is submitted, the better.

Applicants should NOT wait until they receive an admission offer or until they have made their college choice decisions if they want to live on the UT Austin campus.

The Housing application may be found at applicant's MyStatus site, under the Housing tab.

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    305 East 23rd St
    CLA 2.102
    Austin, Texas, 78712-1250