THE WILLIAMS HONORS COLLEGE

A TRADITION OF COMMUNITY

 

BE INSPIRED by your professors and by your high-achieving classmates, who come from a variety of backgrounds and possess broad academic interests and achievements, inside the special intellectual community that is UA's Williams Honors College.

 

A TRANSFOR­MATIONAL GIFT

Drs. Gary B. and Pamela S. Williams' cumulative commitment of more than $10 million in giving will help ensure the continued growth and development of the Honors College as a leading destination for highly academically-qualified students.

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GAME CHANGING ON A GLOBAL SCALE

Hult Prize team photo

Three honors students have developed an innovative social enterprise for the 2017 Hult Prize Competition that could improve the lives of millions of refugees.

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ONLY HONORS

Honors College ComplexOur college fosters a sense of community for self-challenged, high-achieving learners through:

  • honors merit scholarships are $500 and $1,000;
  • special honors sections of many introductory classes;
  • honors seminars (Colloquia) for second- through fourth-year students;
  • faculty advisors in the student’s major;
  • an honors residence with private bathrooms; and
  • personal academic/career advisors.

CONTACT THE COLLEGE

180 S. College St. (show on map)
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-1803
330-972-7966
honors@uakron.edu

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