Academics & Advising

As an honors student, you will join a select group of talented, highly motivated students. Part of your experience will include special academic opportunities and advising just for honors students.


Get Priority Course Registration

Choose the best classes and professors before everyone else in your year. Take special courses open only to honors students to fulfill major or general education requirements.

Choose Your Own Developmental Pathway 

Honors Contracts

Work with a faculty mentor to design a unique project to take any class to the honors level. 

Suffolk Law Scholars

If you are interested in law or policy, you may apply to begin your first year with provisional acceptance to the Suffolk Law School upon completion of your honors degree. Students in this program enjoy special programming and advising.

First-Year Seminar

All CAS first-year students are required to take this seminar. Special honors sections allow you to start building community and cohesion with your honors peers right away.


Each department has a designated faculty member who advises honors students in that major.

The Honors Faculty Advisory Committee, comprising of faculty and administrators, develops honors curriculum and programming and works closely with the student Honors Council.

External Fellowships & Scholarships

Are you interested in earning a prestigious fellowship or scholarship for summer study, a post-graduate project, or funding for graduate school? Learn more on the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center website.