The Honors Advantage

Are you ready for a challenge?

As a member of our selective Ithaca College honors program, you’ll feed your curiosity and expand your perspectives in an intellectual community of students from every school at IC. You’ll have access to unique coursework, travel opportunities, and learning experiences with faculty and peers who never stop asking questions.

Explore the tabs below to learn more about the program features and requirements:

Academics

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

The Honors Program will challenge you intellectually, reward your curiosity, and provide opportunities to engage with the world around you.

The First Semester in Honors

The First Semester in Honors

Right from the start, the Honors experience is your gateway to educational events, enlightening discussions, and academic adventure.

What are Honors Seminars?

What are Honors Seminars?

Explore a topic in depth, participate in activities that fuel your learning, and expand your intellect through meaningful discussions.

The London Semester

The London Semester

Each fall, Honors students can take their studies across the pond for a full semester at Ithaca’s beautiful London Center.

Community

Honors Housing

Honors Housing

Live and learn with students who share your passion for knowledge!

Honors Headquarters

Honors Headquarters

Need a quiet place to study, read, or take a break? Head to our exclusive study lounge or computer lab.

Social Activities

Social Activities

Get together for food and fun! From monthly coffee breaks to seasonal parties, honors students know how to have a good time!

Honors Student Advisory Board

Honors Student Advisory Board

Help make the Honors Program even stronger! Our student-elected advisory board reviews programming and activities to ensure a rewarding experience.

Experiences

Cultural Adventures

Cultural Adventures

Expand your world! Learn about other cultures through trips to arts festivals, musical events, and enlightening seminars.

New Encounters

New Encounters

Are you up for adventure? Whitewater rafting, a weekend of backpacking, exploring a Canadian winter wonderland: the Honors Program has it all.

Partners in the Parks

Partners in the Parks

Take advantage of an awe-inspiring learning experience in one of our great national parks, and learn the true value of the American landscape.