Why University Honors

University Honors is a great way to begin your years at the University of Maryland. With a ready-made community, you can feel instantly at home and make life-long friends. You will join a supportive, close-knit community in Hagerstown Hall, enjoy a vibrant intellectual and social atmosphere, and learn and have fun with peers who encourage your success.

The University Honors living-learning community will help you:

  • Immediately feel at home at the university
  • Make instant and life-long friends
  • Share information about the campus and classes
  • Make intellectual and social connections
  • Achieve greater academic success Make connections with faculty members
  • Become more involved across campus and engaged in leadership positions
  • Be more deeply satisfied with entire college experience