University Honors Program

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January 3, 2022

Happy New Year!!!

The Honors Commons (Library, room 510) is open for business! We ask that you comply with Cal Poly's new COVID protocol when entering the space where we are all working together. As a reminder, please do not come to campus with Covid-related symptoms. You can find answers to many of your questions here:

Dr. J's Office Hours will be on Zoom THIS WEEK:

Monday 10:00-11:00am:

Tuesday 12:30-2:00pm:

Or email for an appointment

Seats Available in Honors Seminars (HNRS 299s)

Several of our 1-unit HNRS 299 seminars still have seats available if you are looking to fulfill you honors elective requirements OR just want to take a really cool class!

Are you graduating Winter 2022?

If you are planning on graduating this quarter (Winter 2022), please fill out the following W22 Honors Graduates form by Sunday, January 9, 2022!

Honors Find Your Pack Mentoring Program - Ready to Launch!

The Honors Program is launching a mentor/mentee program called "Find Your Pack" where first and second year students of similar majors will be grouped into "packs" led by older Honors students. Applications were due December 10th. If you submitted an application you should have received an email from the Honors program. If not, please send an email to

Get Involved in LLEAP, the Robotic Exoskeleton Project

From Honors Student,  Laura McGann (4th year Computer Science major) 

Are you ready to apply what classes have taught you and learn even more industry-standard skills to tackle a complex, real-world, engineering project? We need you! We are building a lower-limb, robotic exoskeleton for a local community member, and we are looking for new members of all experience levels to work on prototyping, controls, software architecture, simulation, sensing, and more. Check out our flyer for more details, and if any of this sounds interesting, come to our weekly Thursday meetings @6pm (starting January 6th) in the TECHE Lab (previously QL+ Lab) in Engineering IV. You can also join our mailing list at the bottom of their website ( or email to learn more and start contributing to this impactful project!

How to submit an announcement for the Weekly Update!

If you have an event that you want to share with our Honors Community, please complete the form (see link below). Announcements received by Sunday 11:59pm will be included in the Weekly Update posted on Monday.

Do you know what you will do for your Track Experience?

If you have secured what you will do for your Honors Track Experience remember you need to receive approval from the Honors program before you begin. To receive approval complete the Form in Module 4.4 of the Student Handbook.  

Have you completed a Co-Curricular Experience?

To learn more about how to satisfy the Honors Co-Curricular Experience click on the Co-Curricular Experiences link under Current Students on our website.


See Module 2.8 of the Student Handbook for more information about Honors required Co-curricular experiences. Please see the Co-Curricular Experiences link under the Current Students tab for the steps to take to fulfill this requirement. We will post new opportunities that you can consider for fulfilling these requirements as they come up.



Honors Program Information!

Phone: 805-756-7029
Honors Commons
Location:5th Floor Library (room 510).
Hours:  Monday 9am to 3pm; Tuesday - Friday: 9am to 4pm

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