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Honors News & Events

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Upcoming Honors Events

Spring 2022

  • January 14th: Spring 2022 Honors College Orientation:
    Via Zoom, 12pm-2pm

  • March or April: Honors College Open House:
    In-person, Time TBD

  • Late April: Student Research & Creative Scholarship Showcase:
    Friday, April 15th, 2022

  • May 1st: Commencement for Graduating Honors Students:
    Format and Time TBD

University Honors College


Current Honors News

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  • New Honors College Launches Spring 2022

    After a year of intensive research, collaboration, and implementation among faculty, UAA is ready to launch its new Honors College program, which places an emphasis on holistic student engagement inside the classroom and out! Students have the opportunity to define what an Honors-level education means to them trough the lens of Community Engagement, Global and Multicultural Studies, Leadership, or Research or Creative Activities. Through these pathways, students will be able to satisfy their honors requirements will engaging in activities that will push them to engage with their peers, the campus community, the greater Alaskan region, or even across international borders. 

  • Meet the New Honors Academic Board

    As a part of the new Honors College, students will be carefully advised and guided by faculty instructors and mentors, who bring a breadth and depth of expertise and perspectives. These faculty will guide honors students to identify meaningful and interesting courses and experiences that will satisfy their honors requirements. Read more about the Honors Faculty Board.