Honors College

What is the Honors College?
The Honors College at the University of Utah is a place for motivated, engaged students to make a difference and impact the world. Here, students get the most out of their college education with excellent professors who love to teach, small discussion based classes, and active learning.

Students take 8 honors courses satisfying University requirements and diving in deep to their major.  It is not a major or a minor (though we do offer minors through Honors), nor does it delay your time to graduation. Joining the Honors community is a way to enhance your time at the University of Utah. Look beyond your major, your own perspective and your comfort zone Look up! with the Honors College.

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES


PRAXIS LABS

Discover how you can make a difference with the Honors College Praxis Labs. Here, students from all disciplines collaborate on innovative projects to solve societal challenges. Under the guidance of distinguished faculty and community leaders, students analyze topics through in-depth classroom and field research, including one-on-one interviews and off-campus trips.

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HONORS COLLEGE LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITY

Live where you learn! All students living in Honors residences are members of a Living Learning Community (LLC) community. Living Learning communities at the U offer curricular coherence; integrative, high-quality learning; collaborative knowledge building; and the development of skills and knowledge relevant to living in a complex, diverse world.

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student Testimonials


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“The Honors College is the environment in which I have the all of the opportunities, resources, and people to shape young adulthood in the way I want to.”
-Dana T.

“The Honor's College has given me the opportunity to push myself beyond belief, but also gave me the support to succeed.”

–Max A.

“I wanted to send my sincere appreciation for all that you were as a teacher...knowledgeable, reasonable, companionate, caring, deeply engaged...you are one of or the best teacher I had. I admire and respect and profoundly appreciate the impact you had on my life.”

-Ryan S.

CONNECT WITH HONORS

Jennifer Wiseman

Director, Honors College Admissions & Recruitment
 801-587-8905
 j.wiseman@honors.utah.edu

Jennifer Wiseman

Director, Honors College Admissions & Recruitment
 801-587-8905
 j.wiseman@honors.utah.edu

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