Join the UAF Honors College

All eligible undergraduate students can opt-in to the Honors College. To be eligible for opt-in, students must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • 3.7+ high school final cumulative GPA (we will use the weighted GPA if you have taken AP classes)
  • 3.7+ college GPA (if transfer student or 30+ UAF credits)
  • RAHI graduate
  • Emerging Scholar Academy student
  • ANSEP participant
  • UA Scholar
  • Highest tier Alaska Performance Scholarship awardee

If you do not meet opt-in criteria, but are interested in joining the Honors College, we strongly encourage you to apply through our Honors College Petition. Petitioning requires that students submit the following:

  • Cumulative GPA from your high school, transferring school, or from UAF
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Interview with Honors staff

Honors College petitions will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Decisions will be announced at the first of each month. If you have questions about your petition, please contact Honors staff.