Welcome to the UNC Asheville Honors Program


The Honors Program website is currently on the move!

UNC Asheville is currently working on updating its website to make it even easier to find what you need quickly, and the Honors Program is delighted to be a part of this update! Please visit our new site to learn more about the program, including program benefits, program requirements, and information on applying to the program!

Upcoming Honors and Honors-sponsored events and opportunities

  • Orientation on Community Engagement for First-Year Honors students. At this invitation-only event, we will offer our first-year students a brief introduction to service-learning and community engagement, particularly in the context of the Honors Program. (Tuesday, October 2, noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Laurel Forum.)
  • 2018 Great Ideas Grants. We are currently accepting proposals from all Honors students for this year's Great Ideas Grants to support scholarly, creative, and community-engaged work! For more information, please contact Honors Director Patrick Bahls. Proposals will be due by midnight on Friday, October 5. See this website for more information on previous years' awardees' work.

Contact information

Honors Program Director: Patrick Bahls, pbahls@unca.edu

Honors Program Assistant: Carrie Plaxco, cplaxco@unca.edu

Honors Program Office: honors@unca.edu; 828.251.6227