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If you are interested in applying for the honors program, here you will find information on admission policies, student eligibility, and a link to apply. 
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Need more information on how the Honors Program works, or are looking for an online form required for the program? Check here first.
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Here you will find information regarding the Honors Curriculum that Honors Students will take including course descriptions and offerings. 
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Welcome to the Utah Valley University Honors Program! By choosing to join the Honors Program, you have demonstrated a genuine investment in the quality and depth of your undergraduate education. The entire Honors Program staff is here to advise you in your search for excellence. Many students, when asking about participating in Honors, wonder if it's harder; I always answer, "It's not always more work, but it is better work." In a series of small classes with other highly motivated students, you will find true peers willing to be guided by faculty invested in their students' intellectual potential. You will discover in yourself the ability to grapple with texts and ideas that have fascinated the world's great thinkers, writers, artists, and scientists, as well as the courage to try out new and challenging ideas, places and experiences. We look forward to sharing the journey with you.

Kate McPherson
. Ph.D.
Professor of English
Honors Program Director

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About Us

Find information about the Honors Program's mission, objectives, eligibility, and frequently asked questions.

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The Honors Program offers Tuition and housing scholarships to program applicants and continuing honors students alike.

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Here we have compiled a number of of the Honors Program's various student adventures, locales, and events.

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Here we have compiled a number of frequently asked questions students often ask about UVU's Honors Program.

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Meet Our Staff

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Honors Director:

Kate McPherson, PhD

Office: LC 204a

Telephone: (801) 863-8055

Email: kmcpherson@uvu.edu

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Honors Coordinator:

Allen Hill

Office: LC 204d

Telephone: (801) 863-6841

Email: allen.hill@uvu.edu

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Honors Coordinator:

Tiffany Nez

Office: LC 204c

Telephone: (801) 863-6223

Email: tiffany.nez@uvu.edu

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Mailing Address:

Utah Valley University

Honors Program MS 274

800 W. University Parkway

Orem, Utah 84058-5999

 Telephone: (801) 863-6262