Life in the Honors College
Experience the Honors College at UAF
In the Honors College you’ll find a community of people like you — people who are curious about lots of things, talented in many ways, full of new ideas, energetic, entrepreneurial and like to have fun. Through your experience, you’ll gain new perspectives and make friendships that last a lifetime.
Joining our Honors community is a chance to be part of something bigger, to contribute to university life and make an impact in the world. It’s also about creating opportunities — for experiential learning, research and more. You tell us what you need, and together we’ll make it happen. Learn more about the Honors College.
Visit the Honors House
Welcome to your home away from home. Located in the heart of campus, UAF’s Honors House is a comfortable place to gather with friends, study, cook, do laundry or simply relax. It features a conference room, computer lab, kitchen and other amenities for Honors students and their guests.
Explore Experiential Learning
Take part in cutting-edge climate change research working among some of the world’s leading climate scientists. Participate in internships and service learning activities that give you the chance to engage with businesses and serve local communities. Or take your studies abroad, and pursue research overseas. At the Honors College, we believe in learning by doing, and offer opportunities for hands-on, field-based learning that will deepen and enrich your educational experience.
Join the Honors Living Learning Community
Connect with students who share similar academic majors and personal interests. The Honors Living Learning Community is a residential housing program offered to first year students that’s designed to support academic success and provide a richer educational experience for new students.
Get extra help with tuition and other costs. The Honor’s College offers $50,000 in annual scholarships, along with a variety of research and travel grants.
Work with some of the world’s leading researchers to tackle issues related to climate change, in this innovative program that gives you the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on climate science and policy — in Alaska and around the globe.