The mission of the Honors College is to support academic achievement, encourage engagement in campus life and in larger communities, and create a community in which students feel at home.  

The goals of the Honors College are to

•    Enroll substantial numbers of students who are ready to take advantage of the resources of a major research institution     
•    Facilitate, through effective orientation programming and small classes, a successful transition into university life
•    Establish an advising program that supports students in completing requirements, maintaining scholarships, and progressing steadily to graduation
•    Develop programming that helps build friendships and encourage identification with the Honors College and Rutgers-Camden as a whole
•    Encourage students to explore opportunities to broaden and deepen their academic experience, including individual research, internship, learning abroad, and interdisciplinary study
•    Offer incentives for students to participate in extracurricular life and to contribute to the general welfare of society
•    Graduate, each year, a substantial cohort of students ready to succeed in graduate school and in professional life