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Honors Advantages

While the main advantage of participation in the Honors Program is the intellectual rigor of the curriculum, there are other advantages as well:

  • Eligibility for Honors scholarships or out-of-state tuition waivers as appropriate
  • Free printing
  • Special orientation programs
  • Priority registration: Often cited by Honors students as one of the top benefits!
  • Small classes: Another benefit cited by Honors students as important!
  • Discussion-based classes
  • Honors course designation on student transcripts
  • Honors advising
  • Honors housing: Honors student housing is provided in Howell Hall for first-year students and in the Honors House for 2nd - 4th-year students.
  • Honors Study Rooms: Two rooms are available to students: D100 in the Honors Office Suite and Room 22R04 in the 2000 Building of the Courtyard Apartments.  Students can access the rooms 24/7.
  • Social and extracurricular opportunities
  • Student Governance: The Student Honors Council helps to make decisions concerning the Honors Program.
  • Recognition upon graduation: in the commencement program, on the diploma and with an honorary symbol as part of the graduation regalia.