At the University of Nevada, Reno Honors College, our students maximize their unique gifts and passions through a series of personalized experiences that deepen their capacity for transformative societal impact. For 60 years we have welcomed students into our supportive, nurturing family. We invite you to join us.
Who we are
The mission of the Honors College is to build a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders and provide enriching educational experiences that exemplify a commitment to resilience, ingenuity, stewardship, and equity.
The University of Nevada, Reno Honors College will be nationally recognized as a progressive leader in transformational student development, knowledge-led creativity, and societal impact.
Resilience refers to the ability to persevere in the face of challenges and adversity.
Ingenuity refers to the capacity to think creatively to solve problems and generate new knowledge.
Stewardship refers to the act of managing and developing a resource for which one has responsibility, including one's own talents and intelligence.
Equity refers to the practice of providing personalized resources and opportunities to every individual so that all may enjoy success.
News and events
Nicole Choma reflects on how experiences in undergraduate research, marching band and other scholarly activities have enhanced her college journey
An all-time high of 13 student-awardees affiliated with the University of Nevada, Reno receive the prestigious NSF fellowship
Faculty mentors and student awardees provide insight to the rewarding experience of University-supported research, scholarly and creative activities