The courses selected as part of these programs assist you in meeting your general education and Honors requirements. During the first semester, you'll take one or two courses with other Honors College students living on your floor.
Honors RAPs Benefits
Share your living and learning experience with other high-achieving students in your major.
Experience a variety of opportunities that will help you make a successful transition to the academic and social life at UMass Amherst.
Develop meaningful and lasting relationships by working closely with RAP faculty members.
Explore academic and/or professional opportunities related to your interests and goals.
Learn how to build a supportive community, form study groups and work cooperatively with peers who share similar interests and are in classes with you.
Experience lively discussions in your RAP courses because you know your classmates so well.
Attend residence hall programs presented by your Honors RAP faculty members on Honors RAP topics.
Living and Learning Community
You must enroll in all of the Honors RAP classes associated with your chosen RAP.
Since there is a housing component, you are only eligible to sign up for one RAP.
Once you have enrolled at UMass Amherst, you will receive more information about How to Join a RAP.