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Benefits of Joining the Honors Academy

  • More interaction with faculty and other students:
    • Small classes (capped at 20 students) that meet a host of your Core Curriculum requirements
    • Individualized contracts in your major
    • Direct faculty mentorship on your honors capstone project
  • Eligibility for honors housing (Floyd and Peery):
    • Convenient location in the center of campus, near Dalton dining, the Bonnie student center, and Starbucks
    • Air-conditioned, suite-style rooms
    • Most honors courses are in the basement of these residence halls - learn where you live
  • Other benefits for your education and career:
    • Priority course registration - get the courses and times you want
    • Additional academic advising resources in the Honors Academy office
    • All honors courses are listed on your transcript and Highlander Scholar is designated on your diploma
    • $500/semester scholarship for active honors students (starting with students enrolling in Fall 2013)