Prospective Students

We’re excited by your interest in the University of Connecticut’s Honors Program! The Honors Program, along with other engaging Enrichment Programs, provides undergraduates with amazing opportunities at the top public university in New England and one of the top 25 public universities in the nation.

UConn Honors is a leading collegiate destination for high-achieving students from Connecticut and beyond. The Honors Program represents UConn’s commitment to educating highly motivated and creative leaders and thinkers. We offer the personal attention and community of a liberal arts college while also providing students with the research, cultural, and athletic opportunities of a major research university.

Through the Honors Program, you will receive a quality Honors education where you will engage through exploration, creativity, and leadership opportunities. You may enter the Honors Program up until your junior year. Find out more about the application process for each entry point.

UConn and Honors Virtual Experiences:

Discover the how you may enrich your academic and co-curricular experiences through UConn Honors in the classroom and beyond. Whatever your major is, you will have opportunities and support to develop into a leader in your field of study. Become a member of the Honors community of scholars and begin your new journey!

  • Explore what UConn has to offer through UConn’s virtual experience page.
  • Hear an overview of the Honors Program.
  • For a more in-depth look at Honors, view the recording of the live panel presentation where the Honors Director, an Honors faculty member, and current Honors students talk about their experiences in UConn’s Honors Program. Navigate to the on-demand page and click on the “Access Premium Content” button.

First-year students are admitted to the Honors Program by invitation upon admission to UConn.  Already admitted to the UConn Honors Program as a first year student? Congratulations! Please visit our “Admitted First-Years” page for more information.

Next Steps for Admission – Entry as Sophomores or Juniors

You can receive an Honors education by entering the Honors Program in your sophomore or junior year. Find out about the Honors admissions process for transfer students and current UConn undergraduates at UConn Storrs or another UConn campus. Access the 
Honors application forms and Honors admission timeline.