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! Stop by any time!

Come see Kristen about:

  • Honors Council (HC), Honors in Business Association (HiBA), and Honors Initiative for Prospective Students (HIPS)
  • Honors Events
  • Involvement and Leadership Opportunities in the Honors Program
  • Support & Someone to Talk To

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

Christie Soltys (Program Assistant)

A note from Christie:
I enjoy building strong connections with students and hope to get to know a lot of you. Please feel free to stop by my desk in Buckley at any point. I am here as a resource to offer the support you need to be a successful student at UConn. 

Come see Christie about:

  • Honors Events and Programs
  • Honors Across State Boarders (HASB), Humanities and Arts Collective (HArCo), and Multicultural Honors Collective (MHC)
  • Involvement and Leadership Opportunities in the Honors Program
  • Support & Someone to Talk To

Contact: christie.soltys@uconn.edu |  ( 860) 486-2131