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Program Benefits

Academic and Professional Development

  • Mark of distinction on your diploma giving a competitive advantage for graduate school / employment
  • Opportunity to participate in Honors-only study abroad programs
  • Priority registration for courses
  • Access to small and exclusive Honors-only classes capped at 20 to 25 students
  • Ability to work one-on-one with a faculty member on a Senior Capstone
  • Academic and professional development Honors Engaged programming
  • Exclusive Honors advising
  • Recognition at Honors Day ceremony and graduation

Social and Service

  • Freshmen retreat at our Lorado Taft campus
  • Exclusive Honors students and staff activities to promote community and friendly competition
  • Participation in our Peer Mentor Program as a mentor or mentee



  • Option of living with other Honors students in the Honors House community in New Residence Hall East
  • Access to an Honors-only computer area and quiet study space
  • Extended loan periods for library materials

Contact Us

University Honors Program 
Campus Life Building 110
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0694