First Year Experience
We’ll make sure your W.A. Franke Honors education starts off right.
Your First Year Experience will introduce you to the intellectual, social and engagement opportunities that are the hallmarks of an honors college education.
From the moment you arrive on campus, you will be welcomed as a valued member of our honors community. The Honors Orientation is designed to help you be as prepared as possible before the first day of classes. From there, you will participate in a variety of experiences over the course of your first year that will launch you into an extraordinary honors experience.
As you transition to life as an Honors Wildcat, remember that there are countless individuals on this campus who are dedicated to your success. This is an exciting time in your life, and we are proud to be part of your story.
First Year Seminars
Engage in thought-provoking discourse with some of the top faculty members on campus.
This pivotal course is composed of in-person seminars and self-directed field trips.
The common reading book brings together Franke Honors students over important concepts.