Planning Your Honors Path

What: Planning Your Honors Path

When: Sunday, August 26, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

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Where: Ballroom, KU Memorial Union

About: The University Honors Program will introduce you to the Honors Enhanced Learning Experiences (ELEs). Honors faculty, staff, and peer mentors will be on hand to help you discover and plan your path at KU!

Parking: Parking is available in the attached Mississippi Street Parking Garage. Please see the KU Parking website2 for new regulations and restrictions regarding on-campus parking garages. 

Dress code for this event is casual. For examples of acceptable casual attire, please visit this website3

A rigorous, multifaceted college education includes learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. As a part of the Honors graduation requirements, students complete four distinct Enhanced Learning Experiences4. Planning Your Honors Path is an event designed to help you set or change your goals and to choose your ELEs4.

  • The University of Kansas Honors Program will assist you in deciding which four of the eight ELEs4 you will complete during our annual Planning Your Honors Path event.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Ballroom
    • Welcome and Overview from the University Honors Program Director, Dr. C. Bryan Young
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Breakout Rooms
    • Informational sessions with students, faculty, and staff with expertise related to each of the the ELEs4
    • Panelists include University faculty, staff, and student leaders.
    • Each panel is paired with a learning experience and will offer insights about completing the particular experiences
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Ballroom
    • Representatives from various on-campus organizations and departments will answer questions about resources and academic opportunities
    • Light refreshments

With so many possibilities available, we are here to guide you through the decision-making process, to find a learning experience that aligns with your passions, and to help you plan your honors path.

Honors is committed to helping its students launch extraordinary lives. The experiences highlighted at this event will help you explore areas you may not have thought to pursue, creating a rich, diverse, college experience.


Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
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