Ron Kalafsky, Associate Vice Provost and Director
The University of Tennessee’s Honors & Scholars Programs serve the highest caliber students from across the university’s diverse array of disciplines and colleges. The four unique programs housed within Honors & Scholars provide students the opportunity to curate a personalized honors experience. By integrating academic rigor with select co-curricular requirements, each honors and scholars program aims to develop outstanding scholars while increasing the involvement of its members on campus and in the community. The Honors & Scholars Programs are designed to create an environment in which high-achieving students can expand their potential by tackling challenging problems within a community of fellow scholars and attain success through exclusive honors opportunities and support.
Students in the Honors & Scholars Programs enjoy various privileges designed to facilitate their academic and personal achievement. Honors students are given early registration, advanced library privileges, and specialized honors advising to ensure access to the necessary coursework and resources that an ambitious curriculum demands. Honors & Scholars students have access to exclusive study spaces and honors programming and the option of living in a Living and Learning Community specific to their program.