Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 12 semester hours (s.h.) of honors coursework within your first 4 semesters in the program.
  • Complete 12 honors credits or "units" of experiential learning through one or more approved experiences. 
  • Have a 3.33 UI cumulative grade point average at the time of graduation.

First-Year Honors Program Expectations

  • Enroll in HONR:1000 Intro to Honors (1 s.h.).
  • Consider enrolling in an Honors Primetime pre-semester experience.
  • Enroll in an honors first-year seminar (1 s.h.).
  • Enroll in an additional honors course (3-4 s.h.) in your first semester as a member of the Honors Program.
  • Meet with your Honors Peer Mentor once a year until your Honors Program requirements are complete.

Second and Third-Year Program Expectations

  • Continually enroll in honors courses until your 12 s.h. of coursework are complete. You are welcome to enroll in more than 12 s.h. of honors coursework.
  • Enroll in HONR:2990.
  • Identify, seek out, and participate in experiential learning opportunities.
  • Submit your experiential learning reflections on ICON annually until your 12 credits of experiential learning are complete. 
  • If you are interested in completing Honors in the Major, contact your academic advisor. 
  • Continue to meet with your peer mentor annually until your Honors Program requirements are complete.

Fourth-Year Program Expectations

  • Continue to engage in honors experiences.
  • Refer to your University Honors degree audit to confirm completion of graduation requirements.
  • Plan to attend the Honors Commendation Ceremony in addition to your college commencement. 
  • You'll receive your honors medallion at the Honors Commendation Ceremony.