For current LAS James Scholars

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:

  • 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.