WHC Application Open
Thank you for your interest in the Williams Honors College! The WHC application is now open. Learn more about the application process.
If you are interested in joining the WHC after your first year at The University of Akron, please contact the Honors College in your second semester. Please note that you must end your first year at or above a 3.6 GPA to join the WHC.
Accept Your Seat
If you have already applied and been admitted to the Williams Honors College, make sure to accept your seat in the WHC no later than midnight on May 1st.
Our college fosters a sense of community for high-achieving, self-motivated students through:
- honors merit scholarships of $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;
- and an honors residence with private bathrooms