About Honors College at UAF
What Is the Honors College?
UAF’s Honors College is a diverse and welcoming community of high-achieving students who are interested in pursuing a rigorous academic experience, in the context of a highly interdisciplinary and supportive learning environment. Our students come from all majors and backgrounds, and engage in a wide range of studies.
As an Honors student, you can tailor a course of study that aligns with your unique vision and career goals, pursue a wide range of experiential learning opportunities, and access specialized advising and mentoring support. Most of our students engage in research and field-based learning.
Another important aspect of the Honors College experience is giving back — we believe in doing work that helps people and makes our communities stronger. You’ll find a variety of service learning and community engagement initiatives built into the Honors curriculum.
Meet the Honors College Staff
Since the Honors program was first created in 1983, we have been dedicated to our mission of providing opportunities for students to pursue excellence in academic and personal development, and fostering critical and independent thinking to help students become informed, responsible and active citizens.Meet the Honors College staff
Learn About the History and Mission of UAF’s Honors College
Since the Honors program was first created in 1983, we have been dedicated to our mission of providing opportunities for students to pursue excellence in academic and personal development, and fostering critical and independent thinking to help students become informed, responsible and active citizens.Learn more about our history and mission
Find More About the Honors College Advisory Councils
The Honors College features both faculty and student advising councils, which provide opportunities to contribute ideas for curricular and extracurricular programming, developing Honors College policies and more.Learn more about the Honors College Advisory Councils
Study climate change at UAF’s Honors College
The Climate Scholar Program at UAF’s Honors College is the first opportunity of its kind in the nation. Working with leading climate and Arctic research scientists, this is your chance to help create meaningful solutions that benefit local communities and the world.
Explore Honors College scholarship opportunities
Get help with tuition, research costs and more. Offering more than $50,000 each year in scholarships, along with research and travel grants, the Honors College provides a number of financial aid opportunities worth exploring.