Honors Program Special Features

Among the many special features offered to students participating in the University Honors Program on the Metropolitan Campus are:

  • Invitation to an Honors Program reception at which all Honors Program scholars are officially introduced;

  • Participation in the University Honors Program's annual Research Day, featuring presentations of student papers and dialogue among students, faculty and University administrators;

  • Continued Special funding for participation at selected professional conferences, such as those sponsored by the National Collegiate Honors Council;

  • Priority registration;

  • Books and equipment funding for junior research and senior thesis activities;

  • Preferred library privileges including borrowing, photocopying and access to the University library's databases;

  • Enhanced preparation for graduate and professional schools;

  • Increased employment opportunities resulting from a documented high level of academic achievement and the ability to do independent work;

  • Permanent designation on University records as a University Honors Program scholar;

  • Personal attention creating an environment conducive to achieving the highest levels of excellence in a chosen discipline; and

  • Significant opportunities to participate in social, cultural and academic events, including invitations to several receptions hosted by the Campus Provost.