Benefits to Honors Students

Benefits to Students:

  • Students who graduate from the HCC Honors Program will be able to apply earned honors credits toward meeting the requirements of honors programs at Western Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Asheville (pending acceptance into these programs).  Please contact the director of the HCC Honors Program to learn more about the articulation agreements with these universities.
  • We are in the process of negotiating additional articulation agreements with the honors programs at certain universities.
  • Students will receive formal recognition of earned honors credit on their official Haywood Community College transcripts.
  • Students graduating from the HCC Honors Program will receive formal recognition during the regular Haywood Community College graduation exercises.
  • Each semester, students with active honors contracts will be invited to a special lunch with the College President.
  • Each semester, students with active honors contracts will be invited to participate in special events. Check back on the HCC Honors Program web site for additional information about these special events.