Honors students who are in good standing with the Honors Program have access to early registration. This privilege extends to students who have taken an Honors course (or contracted for Honors credit) the previous semester, as well as maintained the required GPA, or notified the Honors Program of their use of a semester’s "sitting-out." Honors students are encouraged to attend Honors advising sessions in Fall and Spring in order for the early registration date to be applied. Check your UNO email for more details about when Honors advising takes place, and how to sign up!
The Honors Program is located in Kayser Hall, suite 208. There is a student lounge for studying and relaxing, a small kitchen with microwave and refrigerator for lunches, and computer facilities (including FREE printing). These facilities are open to Honors Program students 24 hours a day and can be used for individual or group study. Evening access requires coding on your Mavcard; you can complete the form required for such coding once the semester begins (watch for details!).
Honors students have priority for housing in University and Maverick Villages, which are 550-bed apartment-style units in the residence halls on UNO's Dodge Campus. Each unit contains a living area, four individual bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a kitchen area. Incoming Fall students can opt to be a part of the Honors community living in Maverick Village; students can thus live and learn in Honors.
Students living in the Honors residence hall enjoy opportunities to take classes and form study groups; the community bonds students and forges lifelong friendships. The Resident Assistant, often a fellow member of the Honors Program, plans activities that include an Honors focus throughout the year of residence. Click here to learn more.
Membership in Honors is not contingent upon living on campus. While we have students in Honors living on campus in our residence hall, we have other Honors students living on Scott campus or at home too.
National Collegiate Honors Council
Domestic and International Honors Semesters are available to students through the National Collegiate Honors Council. These semester-long academic experiential programs allow Honors students from throughout the United States and Canada to earn Honors credit in learning experiences that emerge from the unique traits of the semester's locale. Click here for more details.
The Washington Center is an independent nonprofit organization that provides internship programs and academic seminars to college students from across the country and around the world. They are affiliated with 850 colleges and universities nationwide and work with 2,000 - 3,000 internship placements in Washington representing major professional fields in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Click here to learn more.