The Honors Program at UK has a long and proud history, dating back to 1961, and thousands of students have passed through our program, exploring themselves and the boundaries of thought with outstanding faculty.
The Honors Program believes that international educational experiences are crucial for students to become well-rounded citizens of the world, and we strongly encourage students to investigate opportunities through the Office of Education Abroad that can suit any major, area of interest, duration, or language immersion.
The Course Conversion process is designed for a student to earn Honors credit in a course that is not already listed as an Honors course.
The Honors Program is dedicated to cultivating student scholars at the university. To that end, all students are encouraged to embark on undergraduate research in their majors or areas of interest.
The Senior Capstone Collection is a digital collection of senior capstone projects completed by Honors students and hosted by the University of Kentucky Library’s UKnowledge digital collection.
The goal of the Independent Project is for the student to be able to demonstrate the ability to propose, examine and evaluate an intellectual problem in one of several modes, as well as the ability to carry out the project and present results with competence.
The Journal Journey Project offers Honors Program students the opportunity to be matched with a faculty or staff mentor to keep a journal throughout the year for pass/fail credit in the spring semester of their participating year.