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Early registration

Students in The Honors College register for classes early each semester, which offers them a better chance to secure seats in popular courses at preferred times.

Honors advising

The Honors Advisor meets with students individually to help them plan for their Honors requirements efficiently and to ensure their timely graduation.

Study abroad

Honors students have the opportunity to earn Honors credits in another country during the January or May interim.

Small classes

Enrollment capacities in each Honors class are set between fifteen and twenty-four, which allows for significant discussion and interaction between professors and students.

Innovative classes

Honors students take innovative, often team-taught seminars specially designed for Honors students.


The Honors community is a diverse, energetic group that plans social events, fundraisers, and service opportunities that are open to guests and to the larger community.

Mentored research

Honors students have the opportunity to work with a faculty member to develop an Honors Thesis, a two-semester research or creative project, on a topic of their choice.

Honors floor

Honors students may choose to live on Scott Hall’s second floor, which provides a quiet environment for studying and interaction and opportunities with their Honors College peers.


Graduating seniors who complete the Honors curriculum are recognized at a special awards ceremony that is held the evening before Commencement, and their transcripts also reflect this accomplishment.