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Honors Benefits and Perks

The Honors Program at the University of Mount Union offers students several benefits and perks to its members.


  • A supportive community of motivated students
  • Courses designed to engage and develop Honors students*
  • Honors faculty who will mentor and advocate for you even after college
  • Special research and travel opportunities funded by Honors
  • More leadership opportunities inside and outside the classroom
  • Honors service projects and social events
  • A major distinction on your resume that all employers and graduate programs will recognize


*University Honors fulfills all general education requirements (Integrative Core)


  • Early registration that ensures your spot in desired courses
  • Overload fees waived up to 24 credits
  • An Honors House for studying, meeting, and social events
  • An extra point in the housing lottery
  • A fund for research & service support available to Honors students only*
  • Recognition at events including the DeWald Honors Dinner & the UMU Honors Convocation ceremony
  • Preferential seating for campus events such as the Schooler Lecture 

*Honors funding can be combined with Student Senate and departmental funding