University Honors Program (UHP)
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Eligibility

There are a number of ways to enter the University Honors Program:


Automatic admittance from high school in the 2021-2022 school year should follow the guidelines below:

Incoming first-year students who have an unweighted GPA of 3.6 or higher are automatically eligible to join the University Honors Program. This refers to incoming first-year students for the 2021-2022 academic year.


To remain in good standing in the UHP, all members must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4.

Complete an application for admittance if you are a current UW-W student who:

  • Has completed at least 12 credits
  • Earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4.

To remain in good standing in the UHP, all members must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4.

Complete an application for admittance if you are a transfer student. If you have earned Honors credits at your previous institution and wish to claim those Honors credits, please note the residency requirement: beginning in Fall 2015, transfer students who have earned at least 12 Honors credits at their previous institution must complete a residency requirement of at least 9 Honors credits at UW-Whitewater. Transfer students entering the UHP with fewer than 12 Honors credits must complete enough Honors credits at UW-W to reach 21 Honors credits.

To remain in good standing in the UHP, all members must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4.

Students working on their Associate's Degree through the College of Integrated Studies (UW-Whitewater at Rock County) are eligible for the College of Integrated Studies Honors Program. If students decide to continue their educational journey on the main UW-Whitewater Campus, they may apply using the continuing student application. For more information, please visit the College of Integrated Studies Honors Program page here.