Information for Transfer Applicants
If you have been accepted to Stockton as a sophomore or junior transfer student for the upcoming fall semester, you may choose to apply to the Honors Program. Students may be invited to apply to the Honors Program based on their record of academic success in their previous college. They can also download the materials and apply on their own. Either way, spending some time looking at the Honors website will make the process easier.
Please note that you may only apply to the Honors Program as an incoming student. You will not be eligible to apply to the Honors Program once you have matriculated and begun taking classes.
Honors courses count towards transfer students' General Studies requirement.
Class-based courses (4 credits each):
Honors Service Learning:
Before You Apply to Stockton Honors
In order to apply to the Honors Program, you must have submitted your completed application to Stockton College. You can find the main Admissions page here. There is no additional fee to apply to the Honors Program.
We also recommend that you attend an Open House event. You can also make an appointment to speak to the Honors Director and meet with current Honors students. Check our Welcome page for more detailed contact information.
The Honors Application
The main purpose of the Honors application is for us to get to know you better. We suggest that you download the Honors Application form (found on the right side of this page) to your own computer and save a backup copy. Before filling it out, think about what you're passionate about, what makes you shine, what qualities you have that are truly outstanding. And before submitting it, be sure to proofread it and save a copy of the completed version for your files. We encourage you to submit the application via email to Honors@stockton.edu. You can also print it out and mail it to The Honors Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205-9441.
Letter of Recommendation
We ask that you send us one letter of recommendation. Please print out a copy of the Letter of Recommendation form, fill out the top (your name and the waiver section) and give it to someone who knows you well. We would prefer to receive letters of recommendation via email to Honors@stockton.edu, so please check with your referee to see if s/he is able to scan the completed version and email it either as .jpg or .pdf file. If not, please give her/him a stamped envelope addressed to The Honors Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205-9441.
Transfer Application Deadlines
The Admissions Committee will start reviewing applications on March 31, 2015 for Fall 2015 matriculation. We strongly recommend that interested students apply as soon as they have submitted their Stockton application. Please note that we only accept students who matriculate in the fall semester.
Students who apply by March 31, 2015 can expect to be notified by May 1, 2015 and to receive an invitation to attend the Honors Experience. Students who apply by June 1, 2015, can expect to be notified by June 15, 2015. We regret that we cannot accept applications after the June 1 deadline.
Accepted students will receive an acceptance packet via US mail and will be asked to return a Confirmation Letter and a Housing Preference Form. No deposit is required, but we can only reserve a place in the Honors Program once we have received the completed Confirmation Letter and Housing Preference Form.
Transfer Honors Application Forms
Please be sure to save a copy of your application for your files before submitting it!
Microsoft word version (depending on your browser, you may have to check your Downloads folder to find the file)
Transfer Letter of Recommendation
Open House Schedule, 2013-2014
All Open Houses begin at 9:30 am in the Sports Center. For more information and to register, please visit the Admissions web page.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Sunday, April 12, 2014
The Honors Program works closely with the Office of Residential Life to place accepted Honors transfer students into the Honors Living Learning Community. However, demand sometimes exceeds the available space. We strongly recommend that all students interested in Stockton housing for the fall semester apply for housing and send in their Housing Acceptance deposit to the Office of Residential Life as soon as they have made a commitment to attend Stockton. All Honors students, regardless of their housing preferences or placement, are full-fledged members of the Honors Program and are eligible to participate in all events and activities.
Honors Transfer Students Have Leadership Roles in...
The Honors Executive Board
Field of Dreams
...and many more academic programs, service projects, clubs, and activities