A vertical rectangular shield-shaped embroidered item edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border, the top arched inwardly on each side, coming to a point at the center 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width overall blazoned as follows: Argent, a representation of the San Jacinto Monument upon a mullet radiated, eight (8) rays downward, four (4) and four (4), Or.
The monument represents the San Jacinto monument, a Houston landmark. The star and rays allude to the academic excellence.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized1 4 November 1991 currently amended to include manufacturing drawings, and update the description on 23 June 2014. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-233)