Jesup Scott Honors College

 Honors College Benefits

honors students

Our College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes and complete an Honors thesis in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and service opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students enjoy all of the following benefits:

  • Enriched curriculum with discussion-based courses

  • Direct and personal contacts with our top facultyUniversity Hall
  • Networking with other high-achieving students, community leaders, and alumni
  • Initiatives to learn outside the classroom, including unique research, community engagement, service learning, study abroad trips, and internship opportunities
  • Lots of cultural and social events on and off campus
  • Opportunities to present research at national meetings
  • Excellent placement of graduates into nationally ranked graduate and professional schools
  • First-priority advance registration
  • First choice of residence halls granted if the housing application has been postmarked by March 31

  • Access to newly renovated Honors-exclusive housing in MacKinnon, Scott, and Tucker Halls as well as preferred access to Honors Academic Village, the newest residence hall on campus
  • Specialized programming for commuter and residential students within the Honors Learning Community
Last Updated: 4/18/17