Welcome to the University Honors Program
The Honors Program at Saint Louis University engages intellectually curious and academically successful students in a community oriented towards the Jesuit ideals of holistic learning, academic rigor, and community engagement. Through a combination of individually tailored curricula, experiential learning opportunities, and developmental guidance and mentorship, the Honors Program prepares students to become citizens who engage in the process of inquiry and apply their knowledge in service to society.
These goals are accomplished through a holistic learning model that has built-in opportunities for special honors-only course sections and smaller, seminar-style classes. Honors students are also encouraged to engage in experiential learning through internships, independent research projects and study abroad semesters.
Fits Any Major
The University Honors program fits with any academic or career path. Its graduates go on to study in professional schools (such as medicine or law) or graduate programs in their disciplines. A number of Honors students also successfully compete for post-graduate scholarships and fellowships such as the Truman, Marshall and Rhodes scholarships and the Fulbright Fellowships.
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
University Honors Program
3634 Lindell Blvd.
119 Verhaegen Hall
St. Louis, MO 63103
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Important DatesAug. 1 — Application deadline for transfer student admission, fall semester
Aug. 20 — Reception for Presidential Scholars
Aug. 23 — Orientation for Honors program
Aug. 28 — Honors Ice Cream Social
Dec. 1 — Application deadline for freshman student admission
Dec. 1 — Deadline for Presidential Scholar applications
Feb. 15 — Application deadline for current student admission, fall semester
May 5 — Graduating seniors may pick up their Honors cords
May 15 — Capstone project due to the Honors office
Meet the FacultyScott Berman, Ph.D. — Prof. Berman has been part of SLU’s philosophy department since 1997, and his specialty is pairing ancient Greek philosophy with contemporary metaphysics. He often teaches the Honors-only section of Introduction to Philosophy, a discussion-based class that builds on the foundations of Western philosophy to provide you with new windows into your world. Learn more about Dr. Berman here!