The University of Iowa awards University Honors to students who apply to the program and complete the program curriculum of 12 honors credits in coursework and 12 credits in experiential learning. Students choose from a menu of unique options to complete these requirements, as well as engage in a myriad of other enriching opportunities. University Honors is denoted on students’ transcripts and diplomas once complete. 

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Honors English Seminar 2019

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As we watch the individuals of Honors at Iowa grow and change during their path to success within their respective fields, we invite readers to visit Note to Self to enjoy stories, essays, and other highlights.

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