Parents and families play a vital role in encouraging Honors College students to make the most of Commonwealth Honors College’s living learning community and in supporting these enhanced educational opportunities.

Parental and family participation can make the difference between a good experience and a great one for Honors College students.  Learn more about how to be involved and to make an impact.


Why Commonwealth Honors College


Parent Impact

  • Make a gift to support Commonwealth Honors College
  • Talk with your student about some of the opportunities and milestones that can enhance their experience as a first-year, sophomore, junior, or senior Honors College student. 


Celebration of Excellence




Campus Connections




Students walk through the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community at the University of Massachusetts

Designed for intellectually curious students who are passionate about creating new knowledge — and about making a difference in their fields of study and in their communities.

We provide a diverse community of academically talented students with extensive opportunities to make a positive impact through analysis, research, professional development and international experience.

Learn more about how your generosity benefits Honors College students, educational opportunities, and programming.