University Honors Program


The primary goals of the University Honors Program are . . .

  1. To educate students through a broad array of challenging coursework and co-curricular experiences.
  2. To equitably recruit, admit, and graduate engaged learners.
  3. To support our students holistically so that they have a positive, meaningful experience at KU.
  4. To foster a diverse student community that is actively engaged in the process of growing personally, professionally, and intellectually.

University Honors fulfills these goals by . . .

  • Challenging our students through rigorous classes and co-curricular programming.
  • Providing personalized support and in-depth advising to each Honors student.
  • Guiding future leaders, professionals, and researchers to real-world experiences that enhance their skills and knowledge, including study abroad, internships, research, and service learning.
  • Fostering a diverse and intellectually rich community based in Nunemaker Center.
  • Connecting qualified applicants with award and scholarship opportunities, particularly nationally competitive scholarships.

Graduate Assistant 50% (brief description) 

The University Honors Program (UHP) Graduate Assistantship (paid) will assist staff members with the execution of co-curricular and engaged learning opportunities, program assessment, student engagement, and with the planning and execution of summer orientation activities.  

Full Position Description

For the 2020-21 academic year, this position is not offered. 


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