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November 15, 2021

Track Experience Student Panel THIS WEDNESDAY @ 6:30PM in the Honors Commons!

Come here about how to satisfy the Track Experience requirement in Honors from other students who have completed their track. Come ask questions or just listen. And....There will be pizza!!

Information about HNRS 261!

We will not be able to offer an additional section of HNRS 261 in Winter quarter. We are working to offer 2 sections in Spring 22. See Module 4.1 of the Honors Program Handbook on Canvas to learn about other ways you can satisfy this requirement.

One way is to take the Emerging Leaders Series through the Center for Leadership. The dates for Winter Quarter have not been finalized but will be released by the end of Fall Quarter. For more updates from the Center for Leadership, sign up to join their newsletter. If you participate, please fill out the Substitution Request for HNRS 261.

Honors Seminars (HNRS 299) are filling up!!

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity for Honors students! Our 1-unit HNRS 299 seminars are filling up! If you are interested in enrolling in a seminar but can't during first pass of registration due to your unit load, email Dr. J (! Remember these Credit/No Credit seminars are designed to be interesting and engaging and appropriate for any major. 

First year students this is a good way to make progress on your required Honors electives while building your Honors community!! Don't delay!

Consider HNRS 265 in Winter22!

HNRS 265 - Research and Information Skills for Honors Students. Click HERE to Learn More about this 2-unit Honors class! For more information about this course email Tess Loarie (, the Learning Assistant for the course. This is a great course to take to fulfil an Honors Elective requirement!

Are you planning to take HNRS 361 or 461 next quarter?

If you completed your Track experience (and already received approval by completing the Form in Module 4.4 of the Student Handbook) you can enroll in HNRS 361. If you have completed (or almost completed) your Senior Project in your major you can enroll in HNRS 461. Both of these courses are asynchronous. Enrollment is by permission only. Please email for a permission number.

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.

Need help with registration?

Student Assistants are available to provide drop-in advising in the Honors Commons during the days and times listed below. You can also reach out to any of the Student Assistants directly to set up a zoom advising session. You can find the contact information for our Student Assistants AND Dr. J's Office hours on our Leadership Team page. This week only Dr. J will not hold her zoom hour on Wednesday. 

Student Assistant Peer Advising Drop-in Hours:

Tuesdays 2:00-4:00pm (Kayla)
Wednesdays 2:00-4:00pm (Claire)
Thursdays 2:00-4:00pm (Corrine)

Check out the Current Students tab!

We have added a Current Students tab to the Honors website. Here you can find a link to the Canvas Student Handbook, the Tentative Course Offerings and more. You can also now find Honors Requirement Checklists. Download and keep track of your progress in the program!


Learn about the Donald A. Strauss Scholarship Foundation scholarship program


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. Below are new opportunities that you can consider for fulfilling these requirements.



Intergroup Dialogue Facilitator 

This Winter 2022 quarter the campus is offering Intergroup Dialogue (IDG) Facilitator training. For more information on IGD, please see here: Link here to sign up.

If you complete the training and are selected to become a facilitator you can use this experience to fulfill your Honors Co-Curricular Experience (Teaching/Mentoring).  


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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