Honors College students have access to priority registration, which allows them to register before most other students, thereby enabling them to easily integrate Honors courses into their curriculum.
Lydia Equitz, Honors College Writing Specialist and Senior Lecturer, meets with Honors students on an individual basis to help them with writing assignments. Her office is located in Honors House, Room 189. Also, watch for scheduled Honors College Writing Workshops. Topics to be covered include planning, revising, and polishing an essay.
Personalized advising is offered to all students in the Honors College. Advisors can assist with honors course selection, study abroad opportunities, independent study, scholarships, graduate or professional school applications, or any other academic matter.
The HCSA is the official student group for Honors College students. All Honors College students are automatically Senators. The HCSA offers the best opportunity to become involved with the Honors College, UWM, and the Milwaukee communities through organizational, volunteer, and social activities. The HCSA organizes events and programs such as the Honors College Fall Student Orientation, AIDS Walk of Wisconsin, social functions like pizza and sporting nights, and participates in the Center for Volunteerism and Student Leadership events like the leadership retreat and RAK-a-thon.
The Honors House features two Student Centers for study, conversation, HCSA meetings, and socializing: the Library (169) and the Solarium Room (105). Both rooms are open to all Honors students during regular classroom hours. The Honors House also features a large General Purpose room with an attached kitchen (196) that is used for larger social events such as "Pizza with the Profs," the Honors College film nights, and other activities.
Students in the Honors College have access to a library study room. Please contact the Honors College office (Honors House 154) for the lock combination.