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Honors Engaged


What is Honors Engaged?

In addition to distinctive academic opportunities, University Honors provides extensive co-curricular and extra-curricular programming. Each semester, engagement opportunities are offered that stress important features of an Honors education:

  • Academic lectures by NIU staff and visitors who are experts in their fields
  • Civic engagement; volunteerism and public service
  • Community building/competition between University Honors students and staff

To remain an active member of the Honors Program, you must earn two Honors Engaged (HE) credits each semester.

Check the status of your Honors Engaged requirements by calling 815-753-0694 or e-mail us at

Do you have an event or program you would like to certify as Honors Engaged? Complete the Honors Engaged Event Request form