The University Honors Program at Northern Illinois University promotes and supports excellence in undergraduate education by providing honors students from all disciplines with enhanced learning opportunities that
This mission is supported by:
These activities create an environment in which students are challenged to develop their talents and abilities to the maximum potential.
Adopted: December 7, 2007
The following values drive the University Honors Program to achieve its mission:
These values are directed toward understanding the foundations of human inquiry and addressing questions of permanent importance to human well-being. This includes the development of high level literacy and conversational skills and the ability to understand science and technology as well as make sound judgments about ethical and political arguments.
The University Honors Program aspires to be a national model in providing living and learning environments in which students from all disciplines are challenged to develop their talents and abilities to the maximum potential to thrive and contribute in a global society.