Our Mission Statement
The UMKC Honors Program promotes the university’s commitment to academic excellence. Our mission includes three key ways we contribute to student success.
We offer an enriched program of honors education for outstanding students of all majors.
We foster intellectual and civic values - inquiry, discovery, knowledge and imagination, as well as community service, social justice and ethical leadership.
We provide support for instructional innovation and provide the best possible teaching and learning environment for faculty and students.
Dive Deeper into the Honors Program
Meet our peopleMeet the people who will encourage and guide you on your Honors Program journey.
Read our historyWe have been helping students achieve excellence for decades.
Honors Program Events
Honors Program News
Three UMKC Students Win Grants to Study Abroad
23 Jun 2023 | Tyler Center for Global Studies funds student research projects in Argentina, Iceland and Jordan Read full story Three UMKC Students Win Grants to Study Abroad
Mother of Three and Real Estate Agent Finds Time to Go Back to School and Inspire Her Children
8 Jun 2023 | College is a family affair for the De La Cruzes Read full story Mother of Three and Real Estate Agent Finds Time to Go Back to School and Inspire Her Children
Student Success Stories Ahead of 2022 Mid-Year Commencement
15 Dec 2022 | Students reflect on their hard work and achievements during their time at UMKC. Read full story Student Success Stories Ahead of 2022 Mid-Year Commencement