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Welcome to the UIC Honors College! Heading link

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We are pleased that you will be joining UIC as a member of the Honors College!

This page will assist you in planning your next steps with the Honors College. Select your current status to see additional information.

As a new member of the Honors College you can expect:


A Sense of Community:

  • The Honors College is an inclusive community of scholars, dedicated faculty mentors, and premier instructors all committed to your success.

Unique Experiences:

  • From intimate honors courses to cultural events in Chicago, ignite your inner flame with a community of like-minded peers.


  • Engaging experiences like internships, research, service, and study abroad connect your learning to real-world applications.

Transfer or a current UIC student? Heading link

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Don’t forget to register for Honors Navigate!

To register for Honors Navigate and learn more about honors courses for the upcoming semester, please visit

Honors Navigate, which is our mandatory orientation for newly admitted honors students. The Honors College advising team is excited to welcome you to our community of scholars and share important insight into navigating your Honors College experience at UIC. Navigate will include a walkthrough of the Honors College space, use of our computer lab to register for an honors course, and some honors college swag.

Contact us at Honors College Support or with any questions that you might have.

Honors College New Student Retreat Heading link

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This mandatory event is for incoming first-year Honors students only. Reunite with the friends you made at Orientation, connect with the Honors Ambassadors, and meet members of the Honors College Advisory Board (HCAB), along with Honors College faculty and staff!

We will take a group picture and you will meet with other students in your Honors College core class. There will be games, a mini-conference, & a picnic lunch.

RSVP is required (invite will be sent to your UIC email address).

Questions? Heading link

Contact the Honors College at Honors College Support if you have additional questions.

Honors College Support