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Welcome back students! We hope that you had a relaxing semester break.

Our office staff is committed to your safety and well-being during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the virus continues to proliferate and in accordance with University of Idaho safety efforts, our office procedures continue to be impacted. Please note the following:

  • Our main office door will remain closed during business hours.
  • We will continue to meet with and advise students but only by prior appointment.
  • When you arrive for your scheduled appointment, please check in at the Vandal Success center front desk on the third-floor landing so that someone can let us know that you have arrived.
  • Honors Course Contracts and A&E Contracts continue to be processed electronically. Please email them to
  • As always, please direct any questions to Thank you.
Sandra and Joe Vandal Winter

A community of scholars

The Honors Program enriches your experience at the University of Idaho.

  • Small, enriching, discussion-based courses that count toward degree requirements
  • Honors thesis option
  • Selective honors program-specific, four-year scholarships
  • Special mentorship and advising to help you get engaged in undergraduate research and prepare for graduate school
  • Application assistance for distinguished scholarships such as the Rhodes, Goldwater, Udall scholarships and many more
  • Extracurricular academic activities such as "Fireside Chats" with professors and trips to regional honors conferences
  • Free admission to on- and off-campus concerts and movies
  • Leadership opportunities such as the Honors Student Ambassador Program, Peer Mentor Program and student clubs
  • Priority course registration
  • Supportive campus living groups


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Physical Address:
Idaho Student Union Building
Room 315
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 2533

Phone: 208-885-0154