Within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the James Scholar Honors Program encourages academically gifted students to fully develop their intellectual abilities and achieve the college’s highest academic recognition.
Get more information about:
- James Scholar program requirements
Read the requirements needed to remain a part of the LAS James Scholar Honors Program.
- James Scholar Student Advisory Board
Learn more about the JSSAB, which encourages a student voice in LAS Honors.
- LAS 122
All incoming, first-year students at the University of Illinois are required to take an orientation course. LAS James Scholars take LAS 122.
- LAS Honors Courses
LAS James scholars have the opportunity to sign up for special sections of numerous courses, so they will have the opportunity to learn alongside other Honors students.
- LAS Honors Abroad
LAS Honors is working to develop unique study abroad opportunities for our James Scholars while also collaborating with other honors programs at Illinois.
- LAS Honors Ceremony
See information on James Scholar graduation honors requirements, graduation audits, Bronze Tablet, Dean’s List, and College Latin Honors.