I tried to schedule an appointment in SAAS but was unable to do so. What should I do?
Contact your designated Honors Counselor to notify him/her of the exact issue and include a screenshot of any error message received to assist him/her in identifying the issue and resolving it.
Where do I find engagement point opportunities?
These opportunities will be e-mailed to you via the weekly engagement email sent to your UCR email account.
I did not complete one of my Honors requirements in time. What should I do?
You will receive an e-mail at the end of the quarter providing instructions for how to proceed. Please see Honors Status for more information.
Can I make up a missed requirement in a subsequent quarter?
No, Honors requirements are specific to particular quarters.
I received an email about my status in University Honors, but believe it is incorrect. What should I do?
The e-mail contains instructions for how to make the necessary correction.
What do I do if I am graduating early?
Contact your designated Honors Counselor as soon as you have confirmed with your academic advisor that you will be graduating early, as this will affect your timeline to complete certain Honors requirements.
What should I do if I am not going to be enrolled for a quarter or more?
Contact your designated Honors Counselor so he/she can provide you with options on how to proceed in Honors.
When is the list of Honors courses for the upcoming quarter going to be available?
Generally, Honors courses will be posted on the Current Course Offerings page within a week of the beginning of registration.
Where can I find UCR course-related deadlines?
Where can I find my priority registration information?
Check the UCR Academic Calendar to view when your enrollment appointment will be available to view on R’web. The date of your priority registration can be found by clicking on student profile, then clicking on “notifications” on the upper-right hand corner.
I am having Banner issues. What should I do?
Which course questions are appropriate to ask my Honors Counselor vs. my Academic Advisor?
Honors Counselors can address most technical, logistic, and scheduling issues related to Honors (HNPG) requirements and Honors elective courses (ex. SOC 001H). Honors electives (e.g., SOC 001H). Honors elective issues may need to be handled by the professor teaching that course. Honors Counselors also provide resources related to Honors requirements, academic goals, and post-graduation goals. Questions pertaining to course requirements should be directed to the professor of the course. Academic advisors can address questions related to breadth requirements, major requirements, and academic policies and procedures.
The elective I want to take is not available. When will it next be offered?
Honors courses vary by quarter, but there is some consistency in courses that are offered during a particular quarter. Honors courses are not offered during the summer. Access the Schedule of Classes to view past and current Honors course offerings.
I want to enroll in an Honors course, but I am getting an error message that says I do not meet the prerequisite. What should I do?
Please contact your designated Honors Counselor.
Will the Religious Studies and World History course I am required to take as an incoming freshman count toward my elective requirement?
No, the Religious Studies and World History courses are requirements for first-year students and will not count toward the eight units of Honors electives.
Are there alternative ways to fulfill the elective requirement aside from the elective courses advertised on the Honors website?
There are many ways to fulfill the eight-unit Honors elective requirement. Students may complete any of the options below, in any combination, to satisfy the eight-unit elective requirement.
- Experiential coursework (e.g., UCDC, UCCS, study abroad, etc.)
- Graduate-level coursework
- Honors Contract Course
What steps do I need to take if the required ignition seminar I am enrolled in is cancelled?
Students who are enrolled in a section of HNPG015 that is cancelled are encouraged to enroll in one of the remaining sections with open seats. Existing sections may increase enrollment size with the professor's approval.
If my capstone project abstract changes after I have already submitted my Capstone Project Proposal Form in HNPG150, how do I notify University Honors?
The revised Capstone Project Proposal Form should be submitted to the HNPG 151 instructor at the beginning of spring quarter.
If my prospectus changes after I have already submitted it in HNPG151, how do I notify University Honors?
Submit a revised Capstone Project Proposal Form, a revised prospectus, and a revised timeline, each of which must be signed by the faculty-mentor, to the Faculty Director.
As an engineering student can I use my senior design project as my capstone project?
Engineering students are allowed to use their senior design project as their capstone project. Students planning on pursuing this option should enroll in the engineering section of HNPG151. Please refer to the Faculty-Mentor (and student) Handbook for more information.
If I need help with my capstone project, who can I contact?
If you have any issues with your capstone project, you may contact a University Honors Counselor, the Administrative Director, the Faculty Director, a faculty fellow, or an Honors Ambassador so the problem can be addressed and a solution can be found.