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Scholarships and Support

Are you interested in making study abroad part of your academic experience? Consider applying to the International Scholars Program. Benefits of ISP include limited funding for study abroad through scholarships, seminars, and study abroad advising. The deadline to apply is March 9th, 2019. The... Read More
The Commonwealth Honors College Application opens on December 15 in the Academic Works Scholarship Application System. What does that mean for you? If you’ve never used the system, watch the video tutorial:... Read More


The Commonwealth Honors College is piloting a new course in Spring 2019: Service Learning 293H, "Learning through Community Engagement." It is 4 credits, and satisfies the SB and DU Gen Ed requirements. It will be taught by Nicole Nemec on Wednesdays, from 4:00 – 6:30 pm. Course Description: In... Read More

Internships and Employment

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Hourly Rate: $13/hour Commonwealth Honors College seeks an Honors student with exceptional writing skills to serve as a communications assistant beginning in the Spring 2019 semester. By drafting news and feature stories, engaging in social media, and conducting event... Read More

Open Courses

Service Learning 293H, Learning through Community Engagement – 4 credits, Gen Ed SB DU Instructor: Nicole Nemec, Senior Lecturer, Commonwealth Honors College Wednesdays 4:00 – 6:30 pm COURSE DESCRIPTION: In this course, students integrate academic learning with experiential learning. Placement... Read More
HONORS 499DZ, Digital Communication & Society Instructor: Jarice Hanson, Professor Emeritus of Communication Monday and Friday, 9:05PM-12:05PM * * Students will meet in seminar format with the professor on Mondays 9:05PM-12:05PM. An additional time block is reserved on Fridays 9:05PM-12:05PM... Read More
This spring semester, one-credit gateway course is designed for Honors students who are considering study abroad. Its purpose is to help answer questions such as Where should I go to study abroad? When is the best time to go? Should I go abroad for one semester or a full academic year? On what... Read More