The Honors Experience

The Honors College offers special opportunities and benefits to its students, both within and beyond the classroom. These benefits include:

  • Early registration before other students on campus
  • Honors-only housing in the Oak Street Residence Hall (the Honors Living/Learning Community)
  • UMKC faculty who will individually guide you in your honors work
  • Community service programs designed specifically for honors students (such as the Honors College – Kauffman School Partnership)
  • Special courses for honors students
  • Individual advising for national scholarships (including the Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater and Udall Scholarships)
  • Honors-only summer study abroad programs
  • Free tickets to UMKC Theatre Department productions
  • Graduate-level check-out privileges at the Miller Nichols Library