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Upper Division Honors Program Application

Spring Deadline December 1st
FALL Deadline IS April 1ST 

Students with an interest in pursuing an honors thesis, creative works or applied scholarly project are encouraged to apply for Upper Division Honors in the second semester of their Sophomore year, and must have completed at least 45 credit hours before submitting their application. 

Transfer students or current UNC students may apply as late as their senior year, but must have enough time to complete all of the requirements and must demonstrate that they already have a thesis/project advisor. 

All applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 cumulative college GPA and must provide one letter of reference from faculty or others who can attest to their academic interest and ability. 

For Current UNC students or Transfer students with more than 45 credit hours. Please complete the application below in the navy box and submit it with your essays and one letter of recommendation. For Fall enrollment, please submit prior to April 1. 

If you are applying to UHP after April 1st, please set up a meeting with Loree Crow (Loree.Crow@unco.edu) before you submit your application. 

Honors Interdisciplinary Program to Upper Honors Division Program Intent Forms

If you have just completed or are about to complete the Honors Interdisciplinary Program (HIP) and are looking to continue on to the Upper Honors Division Program (UHP), please take a look at the form below. While HIP students are automatically encouraged to apply for UHP, any HIP student wanting to go into UHP must complete an intent form. This forms lets our office know that you wish to continue into UHP. Please only fill out this application if you are currently enrolled in HIP.

Honors HIP to UHP Intent Form - (Word Doc version)

Lower Division Honors Application

Looking for the Honors Interdisciplinary Program application? Learn more about the Lower Division Honors Program here!