Honors Alumni

Stay Connected with UW Honors

UW Honors has helped more than 9,000 Huskies make the most of their undergraduate education since the program began in 1961. These graduates from every major offered by the University of Washington represent a fascinating diversity of professional and personal experiences. Honors alumni always have a home on campus and a community that values curiosity, passion, and connection across all subjects, industries, and perspectives.

Recognizing excellence

Distinguished Honors Alumni

Our Distinguished Honors Alumni inspire our students to excel in their chosen fields and to embody broader lifelong community values. Public impact, service leadership, citizenship, and drive to make a difference are all contributions to society rooted in interdisciplinary thinking and practices.

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The University Honors Program Advisory Board

An invitation to join the Honors Program Advisory Board signals that you are philosophically aligned with our work and committed to serve the entire UW community by supporting educational innovation and student excellence across all majors. Board members serve as advisors to the Honors Program Director and UW staff on special initiatives throughout the year.

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Staying connected

Join the Honors Alumni Network

Share advice, resources, and more by joining our Honors Alumni Network.

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Email Alumni Relations and Communications Specialist Carey Christie to volunteer or share news, job listings, questions and invitations with students and/or other alumni.


Honors Alumni (ALL) https://mailman12.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/uwhonorsalumni

Honors Alumni specific to Northern California – click here

Catch up

Find stories about the students, faculty, alumni and staff of UW Honors.

Go to Honors News

Make a gift

Honors students make UW a better place for the whole community! Our students, from every possible major on campus, bring their insatiable curiosity and multi-layered perspectives into every class discussion.

Support these students through program innovations, scholarships, events, internships, and other transformative experiences through our funding initiatives.

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Building new memories

Honors alumni and friends meet up in the Bay Area, CA, August 2015

Bay Area Honors alumni and students at the home of Rick and Lynne Freeman (’67) – August, 2015

Events like Global Challenges, trips to shows and lectures, special classes and discussion groups, and regional meet ups invite you into the Honors community for life. Connect with folks you miss from your college days and make friends and professional connections from different industries and disciplines.

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We want everyone to know: Honors couldn’t host (or fund) most of our special events without the efforts of our alumni volunteers and the generous donations from our Friends of Honors.