Opportunities to Excel
Outstanding academic ability may be the most obvious common denominator for Honors students, but you'll also discover new friends who share your values and interests. You'll be part of a close-knit and supportive group that enjoys spending time together, trading ideas and having fun.
Special activities just for Honors students include lunches with deans and faculty members; tickets to cultural events, including concerts and plays; community service opportunities; and a host of social and intellectual activities throughout the year.
Become the Person You Want to Be
Choose from 400 student organizations, including 98 academic groups and honor societies, as well as multicultural and political groups, recreational sports teams, fraternities and sororities.
Enjoy living in Denton, an exciting and culturally diverse city of about 122,000 people approximately 40 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth. Denton is one of the nation's fastest growing cities and part of the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area.
Make Yourself at Home at Honors Hall
Living in Honors Hall gives active members of the Honors College the opportunity to study together and build an academic community while enjoying social activities, too.
Honors Hall is designed with academically focused students in mind. Music practice rooms, study rooms, activity areas and lounges give residents a place to go no matter what their interest or goal.
Honors Hall amenities include:
- Private bedrooms with shared living space
- Full kitchen
- Computer lab and Internet access in resident rooms
- Lounge, TV and game areas
Apply for housing in Honors Hall online as soon as you're admitted to the Honors College. Learn more about Honors Hall.
As one of its many unique features, Honors Hall houses a scholar-in-residence.
This faculty member connects with residents by teaching and creating learning experiences outside of the classroom.
Eric Ligon, 2012-13 scholar-in-residence, is an associate dean and Distinguished University Professor in the College of Visual Arts and Design.