Student Leadership Opportunities

Get Involved with the Honor Council at Virginia Tech

Honor Council Delegates

Live out Ut Prosim through involvement with the Undergraduate Honor System. The Undergraduate Honor System is a student led system, designed to cultivate a culture of honor and integrity on campus. Becoming involved with the Undergraduate Honor System allows students to develop and utilize elite leadership skills such as time management, conflict management and public speaking. Students are also able to chair meetings and interact with administrators and faculty. These skills are highly sought-after in the job market.

Ways to Get Involved

Hearing Panel Members partake in the Hokie tradition by serving on hearing panels throughout the semester. Through engagement with Honor Council Delegates, faculty, and students, Panel members are involved in determining whether a student is responsible for a violation of the honor code and for recommending sanctions in cases where students are found responsible. By becoming part of this group of dedicated students, you will be making a huge difference in the campus community and preserving the value of the VT degree. Students who serve in this position are expected to serve 3-4 times per semester and will have the opportunity to participate in training and professional development throughout the year. 

Hearing Panel Member Application

Honor Council Delegates are student leaders within the Undergraduate Honor System. Delegates conduct weekly administrative meetings with reported students, lead educational programs, assist in the training of Honor System personnel and discuss the honor system process with students and faculty. This position holds great responsibility and is a way to live out Ut Prosim. By becoming a part of this elite group of dedicated students, you will be contributing to the overall academic integrity of the University and will be making a difference in the campus community by preserving the value of the VT degree.

Who Can Participate?
Any student with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and who is in good academic and disciplinary standing can apply.

Interest sessions will be held in February; please check back for dates. Visit Honor System online for more information regarding the Undergraduate Honor System. If you have any questions, please email us at

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity!