The University Library is excited to announce the opening of the Speaking Center this fall!

Students can receive free and personalized public speaking assistance for any presentation and at any stage in the preparation process; Speaking Center staff work with students to improve their delivery skills, visual aids, presentation content, and organization, all with an eye toward building long-term speaking skills. Students can work one-on-one with a trained Speaking Consultant […]

Apply by 11/7/22 — TODAY — for Illinois Pre-selection for the Mayo Clinic SURF Program

Did you know that Mayo Clinic reserves seven spots in its prestigious Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship for Illinois students? If you are in your sophomore or junior year, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and seriously considering a biomedical research career as a PhD or MD-PhD, this may be for you! Learn more at and apply by […]

Sign up for Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training!

The Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training program provides students, faculty, and staff with a core awareness of the structures of racism, its role in interpersonal relationships, and empower allies to elevate the voices of underrepresented populations at UI. These sessions are held in-person this semester on these dates:Tuesday, November 15th 1-4pmTuesday, November 29th 9am-12pmFriday, December […]

Calling for Equinox Submissions 2022!

Hello, Chancellor’s Scholars! It’s that time of year again! CHP’s literary and arts magazine, Equinox, is accepting your submissions until Wednesday, December 7 for a priority deadline for our 2022-2023 issue! We will be accepting submissions until a few weeks into second semester. If you don’t know what Equinox is, you can check out our previous issues on the CHP […]

11/14 brainstorming dinner for writing for the Annual; Register for 11/16 Friendsgiving; Happy Election Day tomorrow, with Next HSC Meeting is 11/15/22 – All are welcome!

Enjoy Friendsgiving on Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Honors House! Sign up at the Events Calendar at ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please come to the Student Writers Meeting on Monday, November 14 to brainstorm ideas for writing for the CHP Annual newsletter! This short but fun dinner will be in the Honors House classroom (2nd floor, 1205 W. Oregon St.) on 11/14/22 at 5:15 p.m.; if […]

11/1 and 11/2 optional Convocation book discussions groups, Peru ICST & Yellowstone trip app deadlines are 11/11! Equinox OPEN for submissions! KDR and SAS still open for registration!; CHP Conference Funds are available on a rolling basis

Thanks to all who’ve registered for the 2022-2023 CHP Kelroy Convocation event on Wednesday, November 9! The event will begin at 5:30p sharp in Illini Union Rooms 314A and B (third floor). The event is held in the memory of Keith Kelroy, a former CHP student. Our amazing guest author this year is David Wright Faladé, novelist […]

CHP Swag Store Open!

Dear Chancellor’s Scholars, We are psyched to announce the opening of the first-ever online CHP Gear Store! We are partnering with Campus Ink to offer a time-limited opportunity to purchase Campus Honors Program sweatshirts or short/long-sleeved t-shirts. You can choose either the “CHP House” logo developed by past CHP students, or a new “shield” logo chosen by current […]

CHP NewsBytes – 10/10/22 Edition

Next HSC meeting is Tuesday, 10/11/22 – ALL are welcome! Course Preview Night is 10/18/22 Course Preview Night on Tuesday, October 18, at 7 p.m. in 166 Bevier Hall. Come hear faculty talk about their new classes! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The next Honors Student Council Meeting is Tuesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. (Honors After Dark are bi-weekly every other […]

Keith L. Kelroy Convocation, 2022-23!

Dear Chancellor’s Scholars,  This November, the Campus Honors Program again will host our Keith L. Kelroy Convocation Event. All Chancellor’s Scholars must attend one Kelroy Convocation during their time in the program, and we typically offer one such event per year.   At this event, a prominent author or public figure shares insights from their work, and each attending […]

Fall 2022 Krannert Dress Rehearsal registration open NOW, 8/26/22 through the day before each program

Fall 2022 Semester’s KDR schedule is listed below (registration is open for all students NOW); you must register and be confirmed to attend: The Krannert Dress Rehearsal (KDR) programs provide an opportunity to hear context about a performance from a director or other expert, and then to experience the production. The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts is an […]

Law 199 – Tolerance Means Dialogues Internship (1 Academic Credit Course, 3-5 hours a week)

The question that is explored in LAW 199 is whether civil rights movements can learn from each other, and how we can become more tolerant of differences. We too often find tolerance in short supply at the intersection of faith and other important societal values, like non-discrimination and child welfare. For example, some people reflexively […]

Engage in GLOBE – Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement

GLOBE connects Blue members (current university students) with Orange members (new students) and teams them up in small and large groups to participate in various activities and events throughout the semester. Learn more about GLOBE at If you are interested, please fill out the interest form at

Technology Entrepreneur Center hosts their Innovation Semester Kickoff on 8/25/22

Join Innovation Semester Kickoff on August 25 from 5-7 pm at SCD East Terrace & Room 1050. Join in for music, lawn games, free food, and prizes. Explore the new Entrepreneurship Hub and talk to campus organizations about how you can develop your interests in innovation and entrepreneurship. Open to all students from across campus. […]

Fun Welcome program on 8/29 at the University YMCA with Diversity and Social Justice Education

Join Diversity & Social Justice Education and the University YMCA in celebrating the start of the Fall semester! Come and learn about upcoming events, meet University YMCA student organizations, and enjoy food, games, and music with fellow students! Food, Games, Swag & More! Monday, August 29th from 11 AM to 1:30 p.m. at the University […]