Honor, distinction, and community

If you’re an academically-motivated student, the University Honors Program will help you push academic boundaries. Surround yourself with a strong community of engaged scholars for support and inspiration that use civility, compassion, empathy, and humility to make our world a better and brighter place.

Our rigorous, personalized program of study with honors-distinguished coursework, will challenge your intellect and stimulate your love of learning. Upon graduation you will receive special honors distinction on your diploma and transcripts, helping you gain a competitive edge early in your chosen career. These Honors highlights serve as proof of your diligence and drive--someone who stands out to future employers or top-notch graduate schools.

The benefits of the Honors community assist you with your transition to college life while helping to ensure your success:

  • small, discussion-based seminar-style classes
  • personalized mentoring from professors and advisers
  • central campus location with classes, faculty, advisers, and program offices right in your residence hall
  • extended library privileges
  • one-on-one tutoring
  • scholarship opportunities
  • unique and enriching department events, lectures, workshops and activities
  • early enrollment

Honors announces NEW scholarships for incoming Fall 2015 freshmen  

Honors freshman applicants for Fall 2015 received by November 17, 2014 at 11:59pm will be considered for 25 $1000 scholarships! That's reason enough to begin working on your application to the Honors Program! Apply for Honors here.

The Honors community: get involved 

Bonding with professors and classmates is part of the Honors experience. Lifelong connections with other Honors students form best when working and living together.  

Western Regional Honors Council's Annual Conference 2013 

Northern Arizona University Honors was the host for the 2013 WRHC Annual Conference in the High Country Conference Center.