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Picture Yourself as a Franke Honors Wildcat

The best way to experience the W.A. Franke Honors College is by planning a visit. Home to state-of-the-art facilities, phenomenal academics, and your pick of hangouts, we believe our campus is one of the most welcoming in the country. We offer in-person and virtual options to learn about all the opportunities that await you. 


 

The Honors Village, Up Close and Personal

Watch this student-led video tour of the Honors Village to learn all about its best features. And if you want more insights into life as a Franke Honors Wildcat, check out our YouTube playlist.


PLAN YOUR VISIT:

HONORS INFORMATION SESSIONS

Attending an information session is your chance to preview the Franke Honors College. You will enjoy a presentation and Q&A session, plus get a sneak peek of the Honors Village while learning first-hand why current students love being Franke Honors Wildcats.

CHOOSE FROM IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL SESSIONS

In-Person 

Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 2:30 p.m. (Arizona time)

We will not be offering information sessions and tours on the following dates:

  • Monday, Sep 5, 2022 (Labor Day)
  • Friday, Nov 11, 2022 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, Nov 24 - 25, 2022 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • Monday, Dec 12, 2022 - Weds, Jan 4, 2023 (Winter Break)
  • Monday, Jan 16, 2023 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  • Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 (Staff retreat)

Available from August 29, 2022 - May 8, 2023.

Information sessions will also be available on select Saturdays: Sep 24, Oct 15, Nov 5, Dec 10, Jan 14, Feb 4, Mar 4, and Apr 8

Registration is required for all information sessions.

Due to distancing requirements, each registrant will be limited to a maximum of three guests, and the number of participants will be limited to 50 people, including guests, for these sessions. 

 

Virtual

Virtual informational programming will be available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 4:30pm (Arizona Time) from September, 2022 - May 10, 2023. Registration will open in early September.

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Virtual Application Workshops

In these sessions, students will learn about tips and best practices for applying to the W.A. Franke Honors College. A Franke Honors staff member will lead participants through a workshop that will analyze sample personal statements and résumés to help understand what makes an effective application. Sign up using the linked dates below. All times listed are Arizona time.

Wednesday, August 31, 4:30-5:30pm

Tuesday, September 13, 4:30-5:30pm

Wednesday, September 28, 4:30-5:30pm

Tuesday, October 11, 4:30-5:30pm

Wednesday, November 2, 4:30-5:30pm


MORE WAYS TO VISIT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

TOUR VIRTUALLY

Learn about campus from the comfort of your own home.

GUIDEBOOK TOUR

Take a self-guided tour on or off campus with the Guidebook app.

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

Learn about student life, financial aid, and more about the university.


HAVE QUESTIONS?

Get in touch with us and we’d be happy to help you with your tour arrangements or questions about the Franke Honors College. Email honors@arizona.edu or call us at 520-621-6901.


THE BEST OF HONORS, ACCORDING TO STUDENTS

A Franke Honors College education has so much to offer.

AMENITIES

“I live in the Honors Village. It’s very convenient having a dining hall in the same building, having a secluded outdoor courtyard, and being just steps away from the NorthRec.”

Zack, Civil Engineering

COMMUNITY

“The Honors College community is very close knit. Everyone is so kind and helpful and the faculty wants to see you succeed.”

Alyssa, Criminal Justice Studies

CONNECTIONS

“Joining mentoring groups, clubs, and extracurriculars are all ways to make connections early on that can make a huge difference in your honors experience.”

Nina, Psychology