Honors House enable honors first-year students to make connections—both to their deepest intellectual curiosities and to peers and faculty—as they enjoy seminar-style classes, experiential learning, and a creative community. Honors House motivates students eager to pursue their academic interests while also cultivating practical skills.

Honors House Options

Kate Daum Residence Hall

Elizabeth Catlett Hall

Benefits of living in Honors House:

  • Rooms with carpet, A/C, sinks, and the best pod-style bathrooms on campus (according to current residents)
  • Lounges, laundry, rec room, and designated quiet hours
  • Skywalk access to the Blank Honors Center (Daum Hall only)
  • Close to Burge Marketplace and Clinton Street Market
  • Close to ITCs, printing resources, and fitness centers
  • Exclusive programming including a treat trolley during Finals Week, coffee and hot chocolate gatherings, hands-on workshops, and free admission to artistic and cultural events

While Honors House does offer its residents opportunities to meet like-minded students and engage more deeply with the University Honors Program, active Honors students live all over campus and Iowa City. Contact UI Housing with questions at 319-335-3000.

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