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FALL 2023 Activities

Student Honors Activities Council is hosting many fun social events.  Links to sign up for these events will be posted here.


  • Day Hike, Saturday September 23 Led by Madi Gremillion
  • Bob Ross Paint Along September 7


  • Embroidery and Knitting October 9 with Clare Bolon.


Image of a box of toys with words Holiday Toy Drive

  • Toy Drive!
    • Student Parents sign up here by November 1 to participate in our Toy Drive.
    • Students/Faculty/Staff sign up by November 15 to participate as a Toy Donor!
  • No sew blanket making, November 6
  • Honors Fall Bake Sale November 16


  • Toy Drive Pick Up!
    • Parents who signed up for the Toy Drive must pick up the toys by the last day of Finals Week.
    • Toy Drop off by November 29.

Honors Workshops and Events

September 6 

Best Kept Secrets about College!

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

South Hall Lower Level Lounge

What you need to know that you don't know you need to know as well as how to be find "your" people, "your" spaces, navigating the unwritten social rules, and more. 

September 12

Grad School Workshop

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

If you are not sure where to start when it comes to Graduate School, this workshop is for you! This workshop will provide a nuts & bolts overview of the process to prepare, applications, personal statements, choosing schools/programs, and overall how going to grad school is different than undergraduate admissions.

October 11

Coffee with the Profs

6:00- 7:30 p.m.

University Center - Panorama Room

Meet professors and college services professionals from across campus in this informal round table conversation event.

October 17

TedIsh Talks

Michener L108

Students present their interests or passions to an audience of other honors students! Sign up by October 1 to present. Email Honors@unco.edu for more information.

October 30

Honors Research Night/Senior Showcase

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Honors Program seniors present their honors projects. All honors students and any University guests are invited. 

Fall 2023

Feeling Conflicted? How to handle everyday conflicts

What college students need to know about handling typical conflicts ranging from landlord conflicts to roommate conflicts.

November 1

Big Bad Wolf:  Why are wolves consistently depicted as negative in popular culture?

Kristin Bovaird-Abbo

From Game of Thrones to The Hobbit to Chronicles of Narnia - the myths of wolves and their depictions.

HIP students earn points for attending events!! All students at UNC, including friends, roommates, significant others of honors students are invited. 

Student Honors Activity Council Events

Student Honors Activity Council generally meets during the Summer to plan welcome events for the Fall Semester and plans Honors activities during the semester. If you are interested in event planning or organizing with SHAC, contact President Jorie Burnes