Please note the Registrar's Office will be closed at noon on Fridays from June 7th through August 2nd.


Honors Requirements

In general, all honors candidates must meet certain requirements.  Candidates must:

  • Enroll in either 409/410 Senior Thesis Tutorial or 403/404 Department/Program Project/Essay; or pursue an alternate path to honors with department approval. 
    • Departments must notify the Registrar's Office of students who are pursuing alternate pathways to honors. 
  • Register a thesis or essay in PDF format through WesPortal.
    • Most individual departments also require candidates to submit paper copies of the thesis/essay for their readers.  
    • Honors candidates who complete their graduation requirements in December are required to register their thesis with the University on the first day of classes of the following spring semester. Please refer to the Department/Program Reader Copy Requirements for more information. 

Honors Requirements by Department/Program

Students interested in pursuing Honors in their major should contact their department/program directly for specific requirements/deadlines. 

Click on your department/program below for links to their online Honors information. 

Questions about the Honors Program can be directed to the Registrar's Office.