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The University Honors Program supports Eastern’s liberal arts mission by:

  • Offering academically talented students an avenue to demonstrate competencies characteristic of liberally educated students
  • Contributing to the enrichment of Eastern’s intellectual climate
  • Providing standards, curricula and learning approaches that serve as model educational practices at the University

The Honors Program is academically challenging and prepares graduates to become leaders in their communities, exhibiting the highest standards of ethical and intellectual integrity.

The Honors Program application for fall 2021 is now live, and must be submitted by February 1, 2021. You can view important information and apply to the program on the Application and Admission Process page. To be reviewed for admission, students must submit: their Honors application (including their Honors essay) and seek two recommendations from teachers that address the applicant’s academic experience and potential for success in Eastern’s rigorous University Honors Program. Teachers, you may complete the recommendation form.

The Honors Council is now accepting applications from continuing first-year students who wish to join the sophomore cohort for fall 2021. Students must have earned fewer than 40 credits to complete the Honors Program requirements. The application is now live and must be submitted by April 15, 2021. You can view important information and apply to the program on the Application and Admission Process page. To be reviewed for admission, students must submit: their Honors application (including their Honors essay) and seek two recommendations from Eastern professors that address the applicant’s academic experience and potential for success in Eastern’s rigorous University Honors Program. Professors should complete the recommendation form. We especially encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups to submit applications.

Interim Honors Director
Dr. Peter Drzewiecki
Science Building, Rm 266
(860) 465-4322
drzewieckip@easternct.edu
Coordinating Secretary
Zosia Carlquist
Science Building, Rm 268
(860) 465-4317
(860) 465-4335
carlquistz@easternct.edu

University Honors House
 
176 High Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
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