A Selective Honors Experience for CSUB’s Top Students

The Helen Louise Hawk Honors Program provides a unique college experience for CSUB’s best and brightest students. Students who are admitted to this distinguished four-year program are rewarded for their dedication with many important benefits, including

  • Special courses taught by CSUB’s top professors
  • Priority registration
  • Personal mentoring from dedicated faculty
  • The Dr. Michael Flachmann Study Room in the Library
  • A close-knit social network of peers
  • A comfortable Honors Lounge for studying and relaxing with friends
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Independent Study Honors Seminar
  • Special recognition at graduation

Currently, there are more than 300 students enrolled in the Hawk Honors Program.

Please click on the links to your left to learn more about this unique program!


Fall 2019 Office Hours

Dr. Jackie Kegley

Humanities Building HOB 224



Mondays:       9:00AM - 11:00AM

Tuesdays:      3:00PM - 4:00PM

Wednesdays:  9:00AM - 11:00AM


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What we've constructed is this wonderful intellectual environment where our very best undergraduates can interact with other wonderful students and top-notch professors in an academic environment that is stimulating, creative, and exciting. Basically, we’re providing an Ivy League education at a CSU price. Close Quote
Dr. Michael Flachmann

The Helen Louise Hawk Honors Program

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022

Dr. Jacquelyn Kegley
Phone: 661-654-2249
Email: Jkegley@csub.edu

Hawk Honors Program Office

EDUC 211
Henna Singh
Phone: 661-654-3461

For Questions or Concerns Email: