Our Mission

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan-Flint Honors Program offers high achieving students challenging core courses with close faculty guidance, one-on-one learning, and research partnerships with specialists, on campus and abroad.

Vision Statement

To foster cross-disciplinary perspectives in our students and cooperation among the schools, colleges, departments, and programs throughout the university community by:

  • promoting the building of bridges across the disciplines through learning partnerships with faculty
  • encouraging students to undertake applied and theoretical research, and creative endeavors, in their area of concentration
  • fostering excellence in teaching and learning through high impact educational practices
  • nurturing civic and community-minded students through service at the university and in society


The Honors Program is dedicated to the following goals:

  • promoting cross-disciplinary high impact education in an environment that emphasizes literacy, critical thinking, and humanistic and scientific inquiry
  • encouraging a high level of academic achievement and scholarly research among our students
  • fostering a sensitive understanding and respect for social, cultural, and ethnic diversity
  • nurturing informed, well-educated leaders, who are actively engaged citizens in their immediate and wider social community