Prospective Members

The University Honors Program welcomes applications from qualified students admitted to Iowa State University. Follow the links below to learn more about eligibility and applying to Honors.

Benefits of joining the Honors Program include: opportunities for research and faculty interaction, the ability to tailor your academic experience, 24/7 access to Jischke, priority registration for classes, a higher credit limit per semester (21 instead of the standard 18), the ability to check out books from Parks Library for the whole academic year (instead of 2 weeks), membership in Honors Student Board, eligibility for Honors Housing and other types of involvement.




Honors Ambassadors are happy to share their experiences and answer your questions based on their own experiences in the Honors Program. Contact the Honors Program office at (515) 294-4371 or email if you'd like to connect with them.


Watch the video below to learn more about joining Honors and visit our YouTube page to learn about all the opportunities and pathways through the University Honors Program!