Program Benefits

There are many benefits of being admitted to Marymount’s rigorous and prestigious Honors Program. Some of these benefits for Honor students include:

  • One-on-one mentoring by faculty on independent research projects of the students’ choice.
  • The satisfaction of sharing their scholarly work with a supportive academic community.
  • Priority course registration.
  •  The opportunity to live in our Honors Living-Learning Community (LLC) offered in the Ostapanko residence hall, which has apartment style living spaces.
  • Graduates’ final transcripts and diplomas will denote “Honors Program Scholar”.
  • Being presented with a bronze Honors medallions at the University’s Commencement Awards Ceremony to wear during commencement activities.
Program Benefits
  • Exclusive access to an Honors Student Lounge (Ostapanko G110), which includes a TV, kitchen, comfortable couches, desks, computers, and free printing.
  • The benefit of taking up to 2 credit hours over the standard maximum of 18 credit hours of academic coursework in a given semester without incurring an overage charge.
  • The opportunity to take a graduate course, which will count towards their Honors Program requirements.
  • Extended library lending priviledges (the same as graduate students).
  • Receiving additional advising and mentoring from the Honors Program Director or an Honors Advisor to complement their major program advising.
  • The Center for Global Education will provide a select number of Honors students a scholarship to help support their studying abroad at the University of Oxford in the summer.

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  • The Honors Program will sponsor academic lectures open to the entire Marymount community.
  • To further enrich student life and promote cultural enrichment, the Honors Program will sponsor a variety of optional co-curricular activities including dinners with professors, museum visits, and trips to plays, concerts, and other cultural events.

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  • The DISCOVER Program provides stipends and housing for students who are interested in working with faculty on research projects during the summer.
  • The Discover and/or Honors program will offer travel money for students attending and presenting their Honors work at professional conferences.

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