New to WSU? First sign up for orientation and pre-advising with the Office of Transitions and Orientations. Are you a current student and Honors member? Contact us for an advising appointment by calling (319) 978-3375. For additional help, print out or download the Honors tracking/planning sheet.
1. I just received my acceptance letter to the Honors College--can I start signing up for honors classes?
2. Who is my Honors Advisor?
3. When should I meet with my Honors Advisor?
4. What is priority enrollment?
5. What will the Honors Advisor help me with?
6. How do Honors students sign up to live on the Honors floor?
7. How do I complete Honors?
8. What courses does Honors offer?
9. How do I fit Honors classes into my busy schedule?
10. How would I withdraw from Honors, if I need to?
11. What other resources might I need to begin the advising process?
Honors Advising is available Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday (see below). To schedule an advising appointment, please call (316) 978-3375. For quick questions, drop in anytime during business hours or call us. We're happy to help!
Being a member of both the WSU community and the Honors community you have the benefit of multiple advisors:
This is where you start. Your academic advisor is a skilled professional who can help you with course scheduling, career planning, internship information, international opportunities, academic success goals, scholarships, etc. Find your college's advising department below:
Later in your college career, you will meet with your faculty advisor to determine courses specific to completing your major. Talk to the staff in your major's department to determine who your faculty advisor will be.
And of course, your Honors advisor is available to help you with specific questions about Honors courses, the Honors graduation requirements, and specialized scholarship and post-graduate opportunites. Below are frequently asked questions related to honors.
Yes! And congratulations for becoming a new member of the Honors College!
Your Honors Advisor is Dr. Kimberly Engber, Honors Dean. To schedule an appointment with her, email firstname.lastname@example.org, drop by the office in Neff 115A, or call (316) 978-3375.
It is strongly recommended that you meet first with your academic advisor (see links above), but you are welcome to meet with Honors at any time. At least once per year, you should meet with your Honors advisor, and especially as questions arise regarding your Honors curriculum. Please see the current advising schedule above. These are also drop-in hours, so feel free to drop by with questions during this time. If you have an urgent question or something that can be handled in 10 minutes or less, please stop by the office in Neff 115A anytime between 8:00am-5:00pm.
One benefit of Honors is the ability to enroll in classes on the first day of registration, as if you were in senior standing. This lets you have a better chance of getting into competitive courses that you want or need before they fill up. You do not have to meet with the Honors advisor before enrollment week to have this privilege. Enrollment for continuing students begins April 7, 2014.
The Honors Advisor can help if you have specific questions regarding an Honors course, your particular Honors sequence of courses, post-graduate plans, nationally competitive scholarships, Honors internships and general questions about Honors. The Honors Advisor does not advise on courses to take in order to complete your major; those questions are best handled by your Academic Advisor.
Honors students can sign up to live on the Honors floor when they fill out their Housing and Residence Life contract paperwork.
Honors offers seminars that can count for general education credits. We can advise you on how these courses might fit into your schedule, if you have any questions.
Come to Neff 115A, where we will have you fill out a voluntary withdrawal form. If you withdraw from Honors, your Honors credits will still count toward your degree completion.
If you have any further questions, contact our office at email@example.com, call (316) 978-3375, or drop by Neff 115A.