Welcome to Honors! What's Next?

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Congratulations on being admitted to the BGSU Honors College! You are about to join a community of people who see your potential and support you as you live into your potential.


The application review committee saw something special in your application to admit you to the College.  We believe that you have what it takes to do well in Honors, but now it is your decision if you would like to join the BGSU Honors College.

The Honors College is an experience that is challenging and rewarding. This page will provide you resources to learn more about the Honors College, and hear from current students about their experiences.

Once you have decided Honors is right for you, please fill out the Honors College Intent form. This is to help make sure you understand the benefits and requirements of the Honors College at BGSU.  Sign this form by May 1st to guarantee your place in the Honors College starting in fall semester.


  1. Create your MyBGSU Account 
  2.  Register for University Orientation  (Make sure to attend Honors Orientation on your scheduled date - 8:15 am - 8:45 am - Location TBD) 
  3. Check your BGSU Email - your Academic Advisor and Planner will email you to start setting up your classes BEFORE Orientation.
  4. Complete your Financial Responsibility Agreement 
  5. Know your Honors Advisor.  Your Honors advisor will email you during the summer to introduce themeselves
  6.  Send your final high school and college transcripts as well as any AP & IB scores.
  7.  Complete your writing placement test 

Note: These steps must be completed before an advisor can help you schedule. 


More information to come for fall 2024 move-in and Intro to Honors scheduling. If you have individual questions regarding early move-in for Honors students, please email honors@bgsu.edu.

Welcome Letter from Dr. Diehl - A faculty member in the Honors College

Helpful Housing Links

Did you Know?

Only 40% of BGSU students knew their roommate before choosing to live together. Here is a step by step guide to choosing your room.  If you would like to meet other incoming students, check out the BGSU Class of 2024 Facebook page

Learn about Honors Virtually!

Founders 6 Person Suite

Founders 2 Person Suite

Belonging in the Honors College

Honors Experience Study Abroad Scholarship


Did you apply to the BGSU Honors College before March 1? Then you have the Honors Experience Study Abroad Scholarship. This scholarship is $2,000 to be able to study abroad through any BGSU education abroad program during your time at the University. This scholarship will NOT show up on your financial aid package, but will be available to use if you decide to study abroad. Learn more about the scholarship here.


Honors College

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Updated: 02/13/2024 04:40PM