Capstone Project

University Honors capstone project enables students to take learning outside of the classroom and apply critical thought to the topics they are most passionate about.  This can result in a research paper, lab experiment, creative activity, or experiential learning. To view past University Honors capstone projects, please access the UCR catalog or the UC Digital Library, eScholarship.

Required Capstone Formatted Pages

The capstone project is due Week 6 of a student's quarter of graduation is submitted via iLearn in HNPG199H. The submission of the University Honors capstone project is comprised of four parts. Students are required to use the following forms. Once you are ready to submit your capstone, please download the forms to your desktop using Chrome, fill out the perspective content, and save to your desktop.

  1. Mandatory PowerPoint presentation: The following template can be downloaded using Chrome. The file should be saved as (.pptx).
  2. Mandatory fillable PDF (for your capstone title & abstract): Please download and save file as a PDF. Do not download on a MAC. Templates are not compatible with MAC computers and will result in the loss of formatting.
    Mandatory Fillable PDF Prior to Capstone Content  (if you have one faculty-mentor)
    Mandatory Fillable PDF Prior to Capstone Content  (if you have two faculty-mentors)
  3. Mandatory Editable Word document (for the rest of your capstone content):  Please download as a Word document, not as any other file, on a PC.  Do not download on a MAC. Templates are not compatible with MAC computers and will result in the loss of formatting. 
  4. Mandatory Faculty Mentor Approval: An e-mail from the faculty-mentor, indicating approval of both the PowerPoint presentation and the capstone project is required. The email should be saved as a PDF.