Honors Advising Information
The Purdue Honors College provides individualized advising and scholar development in an inclusive environment in which all are welcome, safe and valued. Honors advisors guide high-ability students in developing an enriched plan of study which incorporates the Honors College curriculum and other academic opportunities. Honors advising empowers students to be transformative scholars and leaders in their communities.
As a result of honors advising appointments, students will be able to —
- Articulate individual progress towards completion of the Honors College curriculum
- Create a future plan which includes honors coursework and an individualized pathway to complete a scholarly project
- Articulate multiple, unique ways that the Honors College experience creates opportunities to become a well-rounded, well-educated scholar
Honors Advisors commit to —
- Facilitating an individualized appointment with each student
- Supporting students as they engage in a multi-year Honors College experience
- Manage calendars in such a way that creates ample advising appointments
"I always enjoy the advising appointments, we discuss so much more than just the academics and I come away feeling very confident and supported in my college/career pursuits." - Sophomore, College of Liberal Arts
If you are an incoming or current Honors College student with a question, please email Honorsadvising@purdue.edu.
Advising assignments for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted August 1.
"I felt like my advisor truly wanted to get to know me. The meeting was personal." - Freshman, Polytechnic Institute
To schedule an honors advising appointment, you can do so online at https://purdue.campus.eab.com/. Once you have signed in with your Purdue credentials, click on the “schedule appointment” icon in the top right corner.
Have a question or concern and would like to speak with an honors advisor aside from your reserved opportunity?
- stop by during drop-in office hours (see "Who is my Honors Advisor")
- send your Honors Advisor an email
"It was a great opportunity to reflect on how the school year and life at Purdue has been going and to think of how I want to progress further." - Freshman, College of Pharmacy
Honors advising appointments are always individualized and tailored to each student’s needs, so every appointment looks a little different. Discussion points include (but are certainly not limited to):
"The meeting was very informative and helpful. I always seem to need to know something different each time I go in for an appointment, so I just get more info about the Honors College in different areas each time I go." - Junior, College of Engineering
You can expect your Honors Advisor to:
- Explain the Honors Curriculum requirements and possible ways you can meet them
- Ask questions and care about how your semester is going
- Identify Honors College opportunities relevant to your strengths, interests, and goals
- Establish and maintain office hours for scheduled and drop-in appointments
Your Honors Advisor expects you to:
- Schedule an appointment with them at least once each academic year
- Be on time to your appointment
- Keep them informed about any questions/concerns you have relating to the Honors Curriculum or scholarly project
"My advisor is extremely personable. My appointments feel a lot more natural than just a formal meeting about my course requirements." - Senior, College of Liberal Arts
As part of remaining in good standing with the Honors College students who entered Purdue and the Honors College are required to —
- take at least one honors course of any kind each academic year
- maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.50
- complete an annual honors advising appointment
Honors College students who do not attend an advising appointment, take at least one honors course in an academic year, or whose GPA drops below 3.50 for two consecutive semesters will no longer have priority registration, might not be provided with Honors College supplemental advising or be guaranteed the option of completing thesis or scholarly work under faculty supervision.
Good Standing Policy FAQs:
"The atmosphere was very comfortable and relaxed. I felt that it was easy to discuss things with my advisor and that he was very helpful in answering my questions and helping me stay on track with my honors credits." - Freshman, College of Agriculture