Benefits of Joining the Honors Academy

  • Connections with faculty and other students:
  • Honors residential community in Floyd Hall:
    • Convenient location in the center of campus, near Dalton dining, the Bonnie student center, and the Recreation and Wellness Center
    • Air-conditioned, suite-style rooms
    • Most honors courses are taught in the honors classroom in the basement of Floyd Hall (learn where you live!)
    • Honors programming events throughout the academic year
  • Other education and career benefits:
    • Priority course registration - get the courses and times you want
    • All honors courses are listed on your transcript, Highlander Scholar distinction is designated on your diploma, and special honors regalia at graduation

(NOTE: In Fall 2016 the university discontinued honors-specific scholarships for new students. New financial aid offers to applicants will be made irrespective of their participation in the honors program. Current students who maintain their active status in honors will continue to receive the honors scholarship through graduation.)