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Announcements

On Friday, May 12, the Commonwealth Honors College celebrated the hard work, perseverance, and success of 871 University of Massachusetts Amherst graduates. Amid the flurry of activities for the day, including graduates and families attending the Undergraduate Commencement that immediately followed... Read More

Honors College Events

After 33 years at UMass, Susan will be retiring at the end of this semester! Please join the Chair of the Psychology Department, Caren Rotello, and the Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College, Gretchen Gerzina, in honoring Susan’s many contributions to this campus and wishing her the best in her... Read More
Ceremony to recognize Commonwealth Honors College graduates.

Open Courses

This summer, HONORS 201H, Ideas that Change the World (4 credits, GenEd “I”) is being offered online during both Summer Session 1 (May 22 – June 30) and Session 2 (July 10 – August 18). Instructor: Dr. Susan Ware. Course Description: In this honors course, we will examine groundbreaking ideas... Read More
If you are not planning to do an individually-contracted Honors Thesis or Project, consider one of the following seminar courses that fulfill the Commonwealth Honors College culminating experience requirement. Thesis seminars are structured so that students complete their honors thesis in a... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Classes begin on Tuesday September 5!