University Honors Program

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May 23, 2022

Join the Honors Program LinkedIn Group!!

Stay connected with your Honors community and request to join Cal Poly SLO University Honors Program LinkedIn group. Members of the Honors community may become important professional connections in the future! 

Need a permission number?

If you have completed a Co-curricular or Track experience and are ready to take HNRC 200-02, HNRC 200-03 and/or HNRS 361 email for permission numbers.

Are you planning to take HNRS 361 and/or 461 next year?

Remember that next year we will only offer HNRS 361 & 461 each twice: 
HNRS 361 in FA22 & WN23
HNRS 461 in WN23 & SP23

Opportunity for Transfer Students!

NEW! Kennedy Library Inclusive Transfer Fellow 2022-23 is seeking applicants! Fellows in this new program engage heavily with the library and gain working knowledge of the spaces, services, and resources the library provides.  They also collaborate with each other and the Transfer Center in strategizing ways to share what they've learned with other Transfer Students.  It is a three-quarter committment and accommodates participants' schedules.  The stipend is $1,000, and the intention is to award several fellowships for the 22-23 year.  The deadline is June 13. To learn more watch this recruitment video.

Congratulations to our 2022 Honors Photo Contest Winners!

The winners in each of our 3 photo categories:

Nature, Zachary Weinfeld
People, Ben Sherman,
Cal Poly Pride, Tess Loarie
We will be featuring these amazing photographs in our Spring Honors Newsletter! Thanks to everyone who submitted a photo. There is so much talent among our Honors students!!




Cal Poly Pride

Congratulations to our AY 2022-23 Honors Leadership Team

Lead Student Assistant: Corrine Nepaial
Newsletter Editor: Kayla Itagaki
Communication & Marketing Lead: Claire Newman
Event Planners: James Matlosz and Christina Lewandowski
First Year Experience Lead: Taylor Tran
Web Queen: Shreya Hambir
In Fall we will be seeking volunteers to serve on committees to support our Leadership Team. Service on a committee can be used to satisfy the Co-Curricular: Leadership requirement. So stay tuned!

Planning your schedule for NEXT YEAR??

Class schedule for Fall 2022 is now open. Use the Tentative Course Offerings link to see what Honors courses will be offered next year. And be sure to check out the  Honors Seminars that will be offered in Fall!

Want to learn more about the Honors Track Experience?

Check out the Track Experience link on the Honors website under Current Students. Here you can find information on what is the Track and how to satisfy this Honors requirement.

Campus Events You Don't Want to Miss!


First Year Check In Sign Ups!

Attention first year Honors Students!! Remember to sign up for a Check In sometime this quarter.  Before meeting with the peer advisor fill out the 4-Year Check List. Sign up for a 10 minute slot with a Peer Advisor on the Google Form

Do you need Peer Advising?

Do find out when and where to see one of our peer advisors, check out the Peer Advising link.


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.

Seeking Honors Learning Assistants!

We are seeking students who are interested in serving as Learning Assistants to our  Honors seminars (HNRS 299) in Fall 2022 quarter.  If you are interested please complete the Learning Assistant Interest Form by May 27th. Learning Assistant responsibilities will involve assisting a faculty instructor in a particular HNRS 299 seminar. Responsibilities may include facilitating discussions, preparing course activities, and answering student questions. Learning Assistants will be required to attend the class at its scheduled time.

If you are selected as a candidate, we will be in touch with you about your availability to be a Learning Assistant for a specific course.  If you are selected you can count this as your Teaching/Mentoring Co-Curricular experience! 



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.

Honors Program Information!

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

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