Honors College

Preparing the next generation of leaders to engage our complex and rapidly changing world

Mission statement

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.

Vision statement

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.

Values statements

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

The Jot Travis Building in front of Manzanita Lake on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

The University of Nevada, Reno gains a new college this summer

Honors Program undergoing change into Honors College

Undergraduate Research awardee Cesar Piedra stands in front of his sculptural project: a white animal figure with a textured paper surface.

Research-based work of 58 undergraduate students highlighted at symposium

Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium pivots to virtual with project presentations from a variety of disciplines, from STEM to the social sciences, arts and humanities

“I truly believe to my core that the University of Nevada, Reno is the best place for a student to attend.”

Kimberly Bonnenfant named Classified Employee of the Year

Bonnenfant honored for her 27 years with the University of Nevada, Reno

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