University Honors Program

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About the Program

Read more about the mission, objectives, and activities of the University Honors Program here.

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Opportunities & Experiences

Many Honors students enrich their Cal Poly experience by serving the local community, studying abroad, or conducting research.

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Program Benefits

Students in the Honors Program are part of a supportive community that provides many unique opportunities.

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News and Events

Read the latest news about the University Honors Program and learn about opportunities to become more involved.

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Welcome to Honors


We're hiring!

April 2021

The office of Academic Programs and Planning is looking for a new Director of the University Honors Program, which serves approximately 450 undergraduate students from nearly 60 different degree programs and all six Cal Poly colleges. As designed, the program fosters a supportive learning community where students engage with topics related to sustainability, equity, environmental justice, research, service, and leadership.

The University Honors Program is a unit of the office of Academic Programs and Planning (APP). The Honors Program Director is one of five directors working independently under the general supervision of the Associate Vice Provost of Academic Programs and Planning (AVP). The Director provides leadership for all aspects of the Honors Program, assists in teaching Honors courses, advises Honors students, and works cooperatively with all six colleges, the Academic Senate, Student Affairs, ASI, and University Leadership to promote and improve the program. The Director supervises one administrative support staff.

This position is open to current full-time, tenured Cal Poly faculty with significant teaching experience in higher education. Review of applications will begin the week of May 3. Open untill filled. For additional information about the position and how to apply, click here.

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