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.
The Frederick Honors student experience is grounded in the pursuit of intellectual achievement and supported by a thriving community.
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).
Honors students learn by doing—and "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.
As a Frederick Honors College student, setting goals and achieving them is what you do. Your dedicated FHC academic advisor can help you throughout your time at Pitt to figure out which FHC track is right for you, what academic and extracurricular opportunities to pursue, and how to connect with scholars in your field of interest.