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The Honors Academic Living Community will focus on early student engagement with faculty as well as offer experiential learning opportunities.

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Honors community located in
South Complex

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Benefits of residing in the academic community include:

  • Live with similarly motivated students in your Honors cohort
  • Enjoy organized activities and presentations centered on academic-based topics
  • Experience increased interaction with academic support services and faculty to improve academic success
  • Discover social interactions with academic-based student organizations to help develop a sense of belonging

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Complete and submit the Apply for Housing form

Apply for a Fall 2020 community by completing your housing application in CatPAWS and submitting the $50 prepayment. As you begin the housing application, select the Academic Living Community application. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for questions related to the housing application. For questions on the ALC initiative, please contact the Student Success Center at 660.562.1726.

Community Details

Who Lives in the Community?

Students accepted into the Honors Program can live in the Honors Academic Living Community.

To be considered for entrance into the Honors Program,
  • A first time/entering student must have a minimum ACT composite score of 26 (or an SAT score of 1230-1250) and a minimum high school grade-point average (GPA) of a 3.5
  • Transfer students or second semester freshman and above must have a minimum college GPA of a 3.5 to be considered

Students will be selected from eligible applicants.

Residence Halls

The Honors Academic Living Community is located on the third floor of South Complex.

Located near the Union, South Complex offers pod-style living. Each floor features a kitchenette, laundry room, balcony or patio, lounge with wireless Internet access, study room and meeting room.

Meet the academic coordinators

Dr. Elyssa Ford

Dr. Elyssa Ford

Honors Program Director