Benefits of Joining the Honors College

  • Connections with faculty and other students:
  • Honors residential community in Floyd Hall and Pocahontas Hall:
    • All honors freshmen live in Floyd Hall. Pocahontas Hall is available to upper-level honors students.
    • Convenient locations 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 Honors Scholar or Highlander Honors Distinction is designated on your diploma, and special honors regalia at graduation