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Director's remarks

The Honors Program at the University of Kansas is special. We’re sorry that you can’t meet with us in person, but the safety of everyone is paramount while we navigate COVID-19. Until we can resume in-person campus events, we’d like to introduce you to our program virtually — starting with one student in particular.

The video you’ll find below was made by Anna Krause, a current KU Honors student majoring in French, English, and Biology. She created it while participating in KU’s British Summer Institute in 2019. Anna received funding from an Honors Opportunity Award to help support her study abroad experience.

Anna’s work and experience exemplifies what we love about Honors — we strive to ensure students have opportunities to develop interests inside and outside the classroom. To graduate with Honors, students complete a combination of honors courses and [enhanced learning experiences] that prioritize experiences such as research, service learning, and — like in Anna’s case — study abroad.

What could you experience? What could you learn? Talk with us to see if the Honors Program at the University of Kansas can help you launch an extraordinary life. 

— Sarah Crawford-Parker

British Summer Institute, 2019

Online visit options

Our Honors Admissions team offers live 1-on-1 and group Honors presentations. Click the event name below to redirect to the event page. On that page, select the date and time from the calendar to register for the presentation that best fits your status.

  • Honors Group Presentation - Designed for any high school student who wants to learn more about University Honors. Offered daily at 1 p.m. Central.
  • Admitted Honors Student Group Presentation - Designed for students admitted to Honors for Fall 2020 who are making a final decision about attending KU. Let us answer any final questions you may have about becoming a Jayhawk. Offered daily at 2:30 p.m. Central.
  • Admitted Honors 1-on-1 Video Chats - Designed for students admitted to Honors for Fall 2020 who would like to have a 1-on-1 conversation with Honors staff. Offered daily at 3:30 p.m. with Collin. Offered daily at 11 a.m. (except Tuesdays) with Gabrielle. Offered on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. with Gabrielle. Central Standard Time.
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Honors Ambassadors

Meet our ambassadors – Current students who are excited to tell you about their KU Honors experience. Please email us at honors@ku.edu if you want to meet with an ambassador virtually via Zoom!

 


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