Participating in the University Honors Program

Experience the benefits of:

  • Early start on engaged learning and undergraduate research aimed at bolstering a student's undergraduate experience and improving their ability to compete successfully for graduate and professional school entrance, national and international fellowships and scholarships, and leadership roles in the student's chosen vocation;
  • Membership in a small community of scholars focused on engaged learning from across the University;
  • Participation in and access to specially designed HON events;
  • Access to funding pools for travel and research;
  • Access of the University Honors Activity House and the Tarver Library University Honors Program Study Room;
  • Priority registration; and
  • Designation as "University Honors" at Commencement.

Curricular Requirements

  • Participation in engaged learning and undergraduate research opportunities;
  • Presentation of work at BEAR Day, Engineering Expo, or a regional/national conference;
  • Successful completion of a Culminating Project and curricular requirements; and
  • Maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA throughout undergraduate career at Mercer and at graduation.

UHP Activity House