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Information Sessions

Join us to learn more about the exciting opportunities that await you as a Humanities Scholar.
We welcome parents/supporters to the info sessions.

Saturday, February 10th | 10am - 11am| Virtual on Zoom

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Tuesday, February 13th | 7pm - 8pm | Virtual on Zoom

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Humanities Scholars

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Contact us to learn more about the Humanities Scholars program
and what if can offer you.

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Humanities Scholars Seminar

After orientation, our journey continues throughout your first year with our year-long Seminar, engaging you in topics at the heart of Humanities today
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Our program takes you beyond your major to explore your personal strengths and professional passions


 Leadership and Faculty

Our faculty mentors have been hand-picked to escort you on your year-long journey through the Humanities. 


Humanities House

A unique living and learning community for undergraduate humanities students located in historic Officer's Circle. 

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About the Program

Humanities Scholars is a first-year learning community where students question the meaning of their education, consider humanities in action, and connect their interests to academic research and community engagement. Throughout the year, students develop a sense of self and their place in the world.

Program Benefits

  • Join a community of peers who share your passion
  • Receive $2,000 in scholarship support
  • Priority application to live in the Humanities House
  • Engage in a year-long seminar, team-taught by faculty and staff across the College of Humanities.
  • Design and deliver research with faculty guidance
  • Refine essential skills in critical thinking, cultural literacy, effective writing, and creative problem solving
  • Connect academic discovery to community engagement
  • Participate in Humanities Scholars orientation
  • Enjoy VIP attendance at College of Humanities and campus events


Students enjoying the Humanities Scholars program

Year at a Glance

Admission into the Humanities Scholars program includes
participation and enrollment in the following:


Fall Semester

Spring Semester


HUM 2800: Seminar
Mapping the Humanities
3  credits
F, 9:40 - 12:40

HUM 2800: Seminar
Humanities in Action
3 credits
F, 9:40 - 12:40

Group of Humanities Scholars students having fun on their Summer Orientation trip
Last Updated: 1/2/24