Early Registration

All Honors students have priority registration.

This means that regardless of class standing, Honors students may register for classes on the first available day.


The most competitive CHC renewable scholarships include

  • the Cormier Citizen Scholars ($6,000/year)
  • the Hull Scholars for students entering the teaching profession ($5,750/year)
  • the Longwood Scholars ($3,000/year).

All incoming Honors freshmen receive a merit-based scholarship of at least $1,000 and are eligible for a range of other merit-based scholarships.  Early completion of application materials for both the University and the Honors College is necessary to ensure consideration for any of these awards.

Priority consideration for Honors scholarships is given to students who apply to Longwood by December 1.


Wheeler Hall is the Honors residence hall.

The 3rd floor is designated specifically for Honors freshmen who are encouraged to reside in Wheeler their first year.

Honors sophomores, juniors and seniors may also live in the building but are not required.


Honors students are frequently invited to present research findings at conferences around the country--

  • the Southern Regional Honors Conferencehe
  • the National Collegiate Honors Conferencethe
  • the Virginia Collegiate Honors Conference
  • the National Conference on Undergraduate Research

--and engage in other travel opportunities while in the program.

Students who are accepted to present their research at these conferences will have their expenses paid for by the Honors College.