Honors Student Requirements

Terms of Agreement [PDF]

Upon joining the Honors College, students are required to sign the Commonwealth Honors College Terms of Agreement, acknowledging that they will fulfill Honors requirements along with those of the university, college/school, and major requirements.




Good Standing Policy

Learn what it means to be considered in "good standing" in Commonwealth Honors College and understand CHC policies regarding academic warnings, academic probation, dismissal, and reinstatement.



Graduation with Honors 

To receive an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, students must satisfy requirements related to credits, grade point average, program of study, and courses. Learn more about the specific requirements that Honors students must meet in order to earn a Commonwealth Honors College distinction on their transcript or diploma.