Honors Admission Forms

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Admission Forms Based on Year of Application


Rising Sophomore Admission for Current UConn or Transfer Students

Use this application if you have

  • Three years remaining in your program of study
  • At least 24 credits/two semesters (at UConn or another institution of higher education)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher (at UConn or another institution of higher education)

Required admission application materials:

  • Sophomore Application Cover Page
  • Essay A and Essay B (see Application Cover Page for details)
  • Faculty Evaluation Form
  • Academic Transcript (required for Transfer Students Only) – Transfer students must arrange for an official copy from previous institution to be sent to the Honors office.  If you have completed one or more semesters at UConn, you do not need to submit a transcript.
  • Admission Timetable

Rising Junior Admission for Current UConn or Transfer Students

Use this application if you have

  • Two years remaining in your program of study
  • At least 54 credits/four semesters (at UConn or another institution of higher education)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher (at UConn or another institution of higher education)

Required admission application materials:

  • Junior Application Cover Page
  • Essay A and Essay B (see Application Cover Page for details)
  • Faculty Evaluation Form
  • Preliminary Plan of Study
    • Plan well in advance to contact an Honors Advisor to approve this form.  Use the list of Current Honors Advisors or contact Honors for help.
    • Complete the form for the major in which you plan to earn the Honors Scholar designation.
    • You must be enrolled in the major listed on the form prior to your admission to Honors.
  • Academic Transcript (required for Transfer Students Only) – Transfer students must arrange for an official copy from previous institution to be sent to the Honors office.  If you have completed one or more semesters at UConn, you do not need to submit a transcript.
  • Admission Timetable

*Late Applications from Current Juniors

Current juniors (with fewer than two years remaining) who have at least a 3.40 cumulative GPA and the support of their major department may submit an Honors Junior Application as soon as possible. Current juniors or higher use the junior application and will be reviewed according to the Honors admission timetable.