Student Life

Student Life

Be a Changemaker

As a Frederick Honors College student, you will use your talents and energy to change the world for the better. FHC staff and faculty work to help you gain the knowledge, skills, experiences, and professional networks you will need to become a change maker of impact.




A student works on research.
Student Experience

The Frederick Honors student experience is grounded in the pursuit of intellectual achievement and supported by a thriving community.

Sutherland Hall on the Pitt campus.

Honors students have the opportunity to build a lasting network of friends and colleagues from across disciplines at Pitt by residing in one of our Living Learning Communities (LLC).

A student conducts research.
Experiential Learning

Honors students learn by doingand "doing" means many things for an Honors College student. Experiential learning is the ethos of an honors education, and all honors degree and distinction students are required to complete experiential learning credits toward their degrees.