Welcome to The University Honors Program!

The University Honors Program provides an enhanced academic experience for intellectually motivated students. It also draws together a rich community of peer scholars attracted by a history of academic excellence and intellectual curiosity.

Members of the University Honors Program enjoy an Honors residential hall, dynamic Honors courses, a comprehensive mentoring program, individual advising, and enjoyable Honors activities. Participants discover that being a part of Honors is more than a distinction; it is an enriched University experience. Read a few current Honors student experiences here!
 
Come discover the University Honors Program for yourself.
 

 

Fall 2020 First-Year Students

The UNH Honors Program is delighted to welcome a new class of students for Fall 2020. So many opportunities await you!

Please peruse this page to read about our amazing Honors Students, our award-winning Honors Faculty, and specially-designed classes we know you'll love.

We can't wait to "see" you at our virtual First-Year Meeting! By now, you have received an email invitation to join us on Zoom at two possible times: 

  • Wednesday, September 16, 5-6:30pm
  • Thursday, September 17, 12:30-2pm

Links to these meetings will be available next week.

As always, don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns. We'll see you soon!

 

University Honors Program Student Superstars!

Upcoming Honors Events

Outstanding Honors Faculty

2020 Honors Faculty Award Winner

Honors Students selected Professor David Richman for the 2020 Honors Faculty Award.

In Fall 2020, Professor Richman will teach THDA 436H (01) - Honors/History of Theatre I.

Honors Students in the News

David Walker '20

David Walker, UNH Honors Program graduate, Class of 2020

On June 8, David Walker begins a two-year commitment in the cardiology department at Boston Children’s Hospital, working on cardiac stem cells. After that, he plans to go to medical school. Read about the way he challenged and defied his own expectations for himself in UNH Today: https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2020/06/proving-naysayers-wrong

 

 

The UNH Honors Experience

UNH students and faculty explain what's great about the UNH Honors Program.

Angel Investors

Honors Hamel Scholars participate in managing Rines Angel Investment Fund