University of Iowa

University Honors Requirements

University Honors builds a strong intellectual foundation with honors coursework and enriches scholarly activity through experiential learning.

Honors Coursework

Everything you need to know to complete your Honors Coursework requirement: information on honors classes, honors contracts, and creating our own course.

Experiential Learning

Resources and information for completing your Experiential Learning requirement through Honors in the Major, research, internships, study abroad, service learning, and more.

Forms & Deadlines

Access forms and deadlines, including Independent study course forms, the Honors Contract form, research validation forms, and more.

Honors Peer Mentors

Honors Peer Mentors are experienced honors students who have been involved with the program in leadership roles. Learn more about our current mentors and how to set up an appointment.

Programs & Events

Find information on the Presidential Scholars Program, the Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheons, the Honors Student Gallery, and more. Also check out our calendar of upcoming events!

Engaged Social Innovation

The Engaged Social Innovation (ESI) major track is designed for innovators and doers. Highly-motivated students are encouraged to seek out and develop new solutions to social problems.

The Blank Honors Center

The Honors Student Center is a 12,000 square foot space dedicated to our students. Find out more about the BHC's amenities and hours of operation.