Joining Once You Are Here

Students may apply to join the Honors Program at specific points in their academic careers:

  • Incoming first-year students are automatically reviewed by the Admissions Office and the Honors Program and are invited to participate based on their high school academic record, including achievement on the SAT and/or ACT tests and high school GPA, and leadership and community service.
  • First-year students may apply at the end of the first semester of their freshmen year or at the end of the second semester of their freshmen year. They must have a minimum cumulative 3.8 GPA.
  • Applications are due TBA for Fall 2013 and TBA for Spring 2014. In addition to the completed application, students must also complete an interview with an Honors staff member and provide an on campus reference.
  • Students with junior or senior standing and who have been approved to complete Honors in the Discipline  are automatically enrolled in the University Honors Program. Please see your specific college’s web site for information on how to complete Honors in your major.