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Honors Program

Honors Housing

The Honors Special Interest Housing option was created in response to strong interest among our honors students. Our intention is to nurture this partnership between the Honors Program and Residence Life, and to meet the academic and social needs of our honors students by following best practices while seeking programmatic ideas from our students as well.

Honors housing is located Neihardt Hall.  The primary benefits of our honors housing are its dynamic community, its academically focused environment, and the opportunity to live with peers and resident assistants who are engaged in similar academic pursuits.

Frequently asked questions:

  1. What is Honors Special Interest Housing?
    Honors Special Interest Housing is a new housing initiative on campus to provide honors students the opportunity to live with one another. It allows honors students the opportunity to build more meaningful connections with their fellow honors students across a variety of disciplines. Honors students will be able to live in a community that is more focused to the demands and needs of the honors student. The purpose of this Special Interest Housing is to provide a more academically focused environment for interested honors students while not creating additional requirements for the student.
  2. Are honors students required to live in this community?
    No. We understand that students have a variety of interests and may want an experience that is different from a themed Honors Program.
  3. What are the requirements to be in Honors Special Interest Housing?
    You must be part of the Honors Program at Wayne State.
  4. Can I have a non-Honors roommate?
    With spaces being limited and in the interest of fairness, first priority will be given to space eligible honors student.
  5. How do I apply?
    Applications are submitted to the Office of Residence Life each year for consideration of honors housing the following fall. From there, the Office of Residence Life works with the Honors Program in reviewing applications and making decisions.