Honors College Member Benefits

Membership in the Honors College provides the following benefits:

  • Honors College courses are much smaller in size in comparison to non-Honors university courses.
  • Honors College courses tend to utilize more discussion-based learning, as well as provide an environment to form relationships with instructors. 
  • Honors College members are among the first students on campus to be able to register for classes each semester with priority registration.
  • Honors College members are eligible to live in Honors Hall or Rawlins Hall, two residence halls designated for students in the Honors College. Learn more at our Housing page.
  • Honors College members have access to the Honors College Student Lounge in Sage Hall 340.
  • Honors College members can attend an array of events throughout the semester hosted by the student led Honors College Programming Council. Learn more about HCPC.
  • The Honors College provides several student leadership opportunities that develop skill sets, enhance networking opportunities, and build resumes. 
  • Honors College members meet with Honors College advisors who help tailor each student’s Honors College plan of study to fit their unique needs.
  • Honors College first year and transfer students are able to sign up for the Mentorship Program and be paired with an Honors College mentor. Learn more on our Mentorship Program page (coming soon).
  • Honors College members have access to training in research methods and skills, and opportunities to present research at undergraduate conferences.
  • Honors College members can receive assistance when applying for major scholarships.
  • Honors College members have access to special library privileges.
  • The Honors College hosts a private graduation ceremony where members receive an Honors College Medallion to keep and wear at UNT commencement. 
  • Honors College members’ UNT transcript will note involvement in the Honors College and the level of distinction achieved.