College students learn a lot outside the classroom. Hughes, the Honors Residence Hall, isn’t just a great place to live—it’s also an ideal place to learn from your peers in Honors, including Resident Assistants in the Honors Program.
Who’s in Hughes? Ambitious students who enjoy each other’s company. When they move into Hughes, these students are well-prepared and enthusiastic. Surrounded by classmates who care as deeply as they do, Hughes residents can nurture their ambitions, forge new friendships, and sustain success.
Honors freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors can call Hughes their home. Most of the Honors freshmen live in Hughes. With RAs and neighbors who are upper-class Honors students, first-year students in Hughes can gain insight and advice from their older peers. This diversity of experience is one more reason why Hughes is distinct.
What’s in Hughes? Hughes is home to the Honors Center, and so the Honors Program’s directors, staff, and supply of hot chocolate add another layer of warmth and support for students in Hughes.
Other amenities in Hughes include the Honors classroom, where students participate in Honors colloquia. If you live in Hughes and take one of those courses, you’ll have the easiest commute on campus.
The Student Honors Board also meets in the Honors classroom, and students from across the Honors community participate in SHB activities, hall events, and Honors receptions in one of the largest gathering spaces on campus—the Hughes Formal Lounge.