Honors Programming & Community


Our Vision

“We strive to connect Honors students to opportunities and each other through an inclusive community. We seek to develop positive influencers, ethical leaders, inclusive thinkers, and successful scholars. Our goal is to empower students and inspire new ideas, promote wellness, and provide opportunities for talent development for all students within the Honors Community.”

What can you expect from us?

  • A friendly, safe, and welcoming environment
  • An individualized approach to your Honors experience
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity
  • Knowledge and resources to help you succeed

We’re here for you! Come see us: To connect with our office, please drop by. To connect with specific staff members please contact them via email.

Honors Programming and Events Office

1276 Storrs Road, Unit 4159 (Buckley Hall)
Storrs, CT 06269-4159
Email: honorsevents@uconn.edu
Phone: (860) 486-1616
Fax: (860) 486-1785

The Team

Co-curricular and student life aspects of Honors are organized by Dr. Paula Wilmot and her team, and they are conveniently located in Buckley. Always feel free to stop by or get in touch!

Dr. Paula Wilmot (Assistant Director, Honors Residential Communities and Programming)

A note from Dr. Wilmot:
Please stop by when things are going well- for letters of recommendation, to share news, or to talk about what’s next for you. Equally, please stop by if you need support. We are here to help connect you to academic, involvement, and leadership opportunities at UConn. We are also here to help you make academic or co-curricular adjustments. I look forward to meeting you.

Come see Dr. Wilmot about:

  • Involvement and leadership opportunities in Honors Student Organizations
  • The Honors UNIV-EGEN course sequence
  • Honors Events
  • Honors Learning Communities
  • Support &  Someone to Talk to

Contact: paula.wilmot@uconn.edu  |  (860) 486-1834

Kristen Glines (Program Coordinator) 

A note from Kristen: Please feel free come by and talk any time you want. I love getting to know students and always strive to be as helpful and supportive as possible! I am happy to assist you in navigating UConn’s myriad of opportunities to help you maximize your time here! I am a UConn alum and a huge fan of UConn basketball! (Go Huskies!)  Stop by any time!

Come see Kristen about:

  • Honors Council, HIBA, HIPS
  • Honors Events
  • Involvement and Leadership Opportunities in the Honors Program
  • Support & Someone to Talk To

Contactkristen.glines@uconn.edu |  ( 860) 486-6785

Lauren Hennes (Graduate Assistant)

A note from Lauren:
I am so excited to be a part of the Honors Team and hope you stop by my desk in the Buckley Office to say hello! I am here as a resource and to support you as needed. 

Come see Lauren about:

  • Honors Events
  • Involvement and Leadership Opportunities in the Honors Program
  • Honors Social Media and Humans of Honors
  • Support & Someone to Talk To

Contact: student4638@ad.uconn.edu |  ( 860) 486-1177