Williams Honors College Students
In developing their natural gifts and talents, honors students also are encouraged to cultivate their leadership skills. This may be as subtle as active participation in classroom and group projects, or more visible roles, such as participation in Emerging Leaders or Phi Delta Epsilon.
As a Williams Honors College student, you have access to an academic adviser and are encouraged to participate in a peer mentoring program. You'll also have unique opportunities for such activities as study abroad programs and service opportunities. In addition, students in the Williams Honors College are encouraged to engage in undergraduate research programs both on campus and throughout the world.
Our students are nationally competitive, and our achievements are recognized by graduate fellowships and awards like the Fulbright scholarship.
Each honors student is assigned an Honors Faculty Advisor, who is a faculty member specializing in the honors student's major field of study.
Service opportunities allow you to give back to the community while gaining valuable experience in (or out of) your field.
International experience and global awareness enhance your academic background and your worldview. Studying abroad is an excellent way to develop academic and professional skills that will enable you to gain a competitive edge in today's job market.
- Learn more from the Study Abroad Office
- 2019 Spring Break Study Abroad trip to Japan
Research creates new knowledge and students in the Williams Honors College have unique opportunities to pursue undergraduate research both here at the University of Akron and through nationwide programs.