Achieve your best
You’re academically driven, and the Honors College is rich in experiences tailored for you. Here, you will be part of a close-knit community of peers who—along with Honors faculty—will challenge you through exciting research, unique projects, and out-of-class opportunities that connect you with what you care about. It is an enrichment program open to students of all majors.
“Honors classes are an opportunity to truly think deeply about a subject and discuss ideas and opinions with peers who are engaged in the topic. Honors classes are unlike any other opportunities on campus.”
– Taylor Hartman, Geology major, ‘17
17average Honors class size
95%of Honors alumni report “excellent” or “good” gains in both critical thinking and writing skills
98%of Honors alumni surveyed would recommend it to others
As an Honors College student, you’ll have access to research, international education with study abroad and Interdisciplinary Global Programs, service learning, exclusive scholarships, and leadership opportunities that will prepare you to meet the future on your terms. One of the highlights in the Honors College is the ability to participate in exclusive opportunities for learning and research outside the classroom, such as our Canyon Country Aesthetics.
Our Grand Canyon Semester is set to run again in Fall 2024. Another highlight of the opportunities available to Honors students. Visit the Grand Canyon Semester webpage for more information for our 2022 semester! Updates should be available summer 2023.
The Honors College will be open Mondays through Thursdays from 730am to 730pm (730p-10p student card access) and Fridays from 730am to 5pm for the Spring 2024 term. We are open during NAU’s Spring Break March 11-15 from 8am to 5pm. We also observe May 27 (Memorial Day), June 19 (Juneteenth), and July 4 as holidays in the Summer.