The Honors College
The University of Akron's Honors College supports an
enriched education for curious, high-achieving students. This support includes:
- special honors sections of many introductory classes,
- honors discussion classes (colloquia),
- faculty advisers in the student's major,
- honors merit scholarships for many participants,
- the current honors residence with private bathrooms, and
- personal careers advisers from the Honors Program.
The Honors College is a special intellectual community
within a metropolitan university that offers a variety of academic disciplines.
An Honors College student:
- completes a major in
one of the bachelor's degree-granting colleges,
- selects a set of honors-distribution courses in place of the
University's General Education Program,
- participates in a series of honors seminars (colloquia), and
- creates a Seniors Honors Project.
The successful Honors Program student is recognized at
graduation with an honors degree and the designation of University Honors
About the Honors Complex
students have a new, six-story building to call home. The 120,000-square-foot Honors
Complex is a combination living and learning center located in the central part
of campus, near Bierce Library.
The Honors Complex offers:
A 300-bed residence wing with double and single rooms
Two-story common room
Three seminar rooms
A social lounge and two study lounges on each floor
Laundry and kitchen facilities