Close-Knit Community

As an honors student, you will be a member of a close-knit community of scholars within the structure of a prestigious, Big Ten research university.

University Honors Student Association

All honors students belong to the University Honors Student Association. UHSA plans various social and community-service events throughout the year and provides numerous opportunities for leadership and involvement.

Honors Residential Community

Middlebrook Hall—the designated home to the Honors Residential Community—is one of the University of Minnesota's most popular residence halls. Featuring double rooms with semi-private baths, Middlebrook also offers common areas on every floor for relaxing or holding study groups or informal gatherings, as well as additional building spaces for special events. Located on the West Bank Campus, Middlebrook is central to many social and intellectual events, offering honors students the opportunity to live, study, and socialize with their peers.

To apply, please visit the website for Housing & Residential Life. Once your application is in progress, select Honors Residential Community as your first choice in the "Living Learning Community" section, and select Middlebrook Hall as your first-choice residence hall.

If you have already completed your housing application and indicated preference for a different residence hall, you can adjust your preferences. Simply follow the instructions below:

  • Log into your online housing application.
  • Select Profile from the left navigation menu.
  • Again, click on Profile in the expanded list.
  • Select Honors as LLC Request #1.

If you have any questions about the Honors Residential Community, please contact the Office of Admissions at 612-625-2008 or 1-800-752-1000 and ask to speak with your admissions counselor.