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NOTE: New students who wish to qualify for priority choice in housing must have their application approved by March 20!
Submit the Application and Letter of Commitment

By mail:
University Honors Program
Morris Library, Suite 110
Mailcode 6532
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale IL 62901
By fax:
(618) 453-2831
By e-mail:

Download the application and letter of commitment.


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UHP is committed to enabling our best and brightest to reach their utmost potential. Students from all academic disciplines said that the UHP has been the highlight of their academic careers.

We hope you will consider making a tax-deductible contribution and “invest in excellence” at SIU. More information about contributing can be found here.

News and Events

Fulbright Success Stories:

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Doctoral anthropology student Justin D'Agostino was recently awarded the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship under the advisement of Dr. Melinda Yeomans, SIU Fulbright Program Adviser

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Undergraduate Research:

Several Honors students are doing Undergraduate Research for the Department of Languages, Cultures, and International Trade. 

  • Jori Bonadurer, Faces of Death: Images of Masks on Roman Sarcophagi
  • Sarah Hollis, Importance of Cross-Cultural Understanding in International Trade: A Case between the United States and Taiwan
  • Sarah Orkin, The Meditationes Vitae Christi Manuscript in SIU’s Special Collections

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