Honors Mentors -- Apply now to be a 2017 Honors Mentor!
The Honors College Peer Mentorship Program debuted in the fall of 2010 hoping to ease the transition from high school to college and enhance the entire freshman experience. The program aims to foster the new students’ sense of community within the Honors College and give them the resources necessary to successfully navigate both the social and academic aspects of college life.
By grouping incoming students with an experienced upper classmen as their mentors, students cultivate the relationships vital to a successful college experience. New students will meet their mentors for the first time at Honors Retreat, and a calendar of fun and exciting events gives ample opportunities for students to become a part of the Honors community.
|Campus Twilight Tours||Sunday, August 21, 4 p.m.||Rockwell Pavilion|
|Honors Organization Fair||Tuesday, August 30, 4 p.m.||Rockwell Pavilion|
|Honors Convocation||Thursday, September 1, 6 p.m.||The Moores Opera House|
|Football Season Opener (vs. OU)||Saturday, September 3||NRG Stadium|
|Football Home Opener (vs. Lamar)||Saturday, September 10||TDECU Stadium|
|Dinner with the Profs||Weeks of Sept. 26 and Oct. 3||TBA|
|Honors Day of Service||Saturday, October 8||TBA|
|Undergraduate Research Day||Thursday, October 13||Rockwell Pavilion|
|Honors Coffeehouse (Open Mic NIght)||Thursday, October 20||Rockwell Pavilion|
|Honors Halloween Party||Friday, October 28, 7 p.m.||The Honors College|
|Explore Houston Events|
|Friday, September 2||Walking Tour of Downtown|
|Sunday, September 11||Sports Tour|
|Saturday, September 17||Food Tour of Houston|
|Saturday, September 24||Outdoors Tour|
|Sunday, September 25||Museums Tour|
|Saturday, November 5||Performing Arts Tour|
Each workshop is intended to address a different set of issues that college students face. Workshops are from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Honors Commons on the given days. Light refreshments will be served!
Tuesday, September 13: How to Select the Best Career for You
Speakers: William Monroe, Dean, The Honors College and Caitlin MacNeil, Career Counselor, University Career Services
Tuesday, October 11: How to Navigate Healthcare
Speakers: Young Invincibles, a non-partisan group whose goal it is to increase healthcare literacy among Millenials
Thursday, November 10: How to Manage your Finances
Speakers: UH Financial Literacy Group led by Professor John Lopez