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Honors Program:

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find the Honors Program office?

A: The Honors Program office is located in the Liberal Arts building, Room 107A. It includes the offices of the program director (LA 107B) and administrative assistant (LA 107A) and a student lounge (LA 107) with an Internet-connected study area and kitchen.

When are Honors Program applications due?

A: There is no deadline to apply to the Honors Program. The program accepts applications year-round. Deadlines do apply for priority registration privileges.

In order to receive priority registration, applicants must submit the application with all requirements by the following dates:

  • For spring priority registration: September 1
  • For summer priority registration: March 1
  • For fall priority registration: the mid-April deadline set by theĀ Freshman Advantage program

Can I enroll in an honors course without being a member of the Honors Program?

A: Yes. All students are welcome to enroll in honors courses.

If I complete an honors course, will there be any indication on my transcript?

A: Yes. Honors course designations are indicated on the transcript. In addition, students who complete the program requirements receive a special transcript annotation as well as recognition at Commencement and an Honors medallion.

Can I count a previously completed honors course taken prior to my Honors Program membership toward the 15 letter-graded units I need to complete the program?

A: Yes. Those courses will be applied retroactively to your honors record and count towards program completion.

Is there a special counselor to help me with academic planning?

A: Yes. Michelle Minkler, Robert Waldren, Brad ConradĀ and Marcella Hernandez are the Honors Program counselors on campus who advise honors students on their specific program needs. Please contact the Counseling Center at 949-451-5319 to schedule an appointment with one of the counselors.