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What is Honors Housing?

All students living in Honors residence spaces are members of a Living Learning Community (LLC) or themed communities, in which a small cohort of students shares living space, along with selected classes and/or activities.

“Learning communities can offer more: curricular coherence; integrative, high-quality learning; collaborative knowledge-construction; and skills and knowledge relevant to living in a complex, messy, diverse world.”

Students who participate in these types of communities tend to earn higher grades, graduate on time, and feel more connected to the university.

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What are the requirements for living in Honors Housing?

Good-standing with Honors College is exemplified by maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA and making progress on your Honors coursework. Students should enroll in at least six credits of HON-designated coursework during their time in Honors housing. (unless all Honors coursework in complete. Then, the student should be progressing on their thesis). Additionally, first-year students should be registered for a first-year learning community: Year-One Experience (weekly discussion meeting), CHARGE (HONOR 2049), or Honors Eccles Distinguished Scholarship cohort (HONOR 2049).


  • Create lasting connections within a Spanish speaking community
  • Improve and maintain your Spanish proficiency
  • Opportunities for meaningful cultural experiences that might include special invitations to special events, meetings with guest speakers, film screenings, and cultural events in the community.
  • Crear conexiones duraderas dentro de una comunidad hispanohablante
  • Mejorar y mantener su dominio del español en un espacio monolingüe
  • Aprovecharse de oportunidades para experiencias culturales significativas que pueden incluir invitaciones a eventos especiales, reuniones con oradores invitados, proyecciones de películas y eventos culturales en la comunidad
  • ¡Algunas becas de vivienda están disponibles!



Donna Garff Marriott Honors Community Building
Officers Circle Honors Houses 606 and 610

Sophomore through Senior Honors College students live together, mentored through the thesis process from preliminary planning and connecting, to research and on to the writing of the thesis. Students are connected to other honors students in their field of study as well as faculty in their home department.


Incoming first-year Honors students are encouraged to live with other Honors students on the Honors floors of the Kahlert Village or the Honors College SagePoint floor. Honors spaces stretch across all Kahlert Village towers and one floor in SagePoint ALL Honors spaces are welcoming of ALL majors. Students connect with other Honors College students and professors through courses and special programming/events.