Sunlight shines from behind Washburn Observatory during autumn at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Group of Honors students in front of Lake Mendota
Rotunda Presentation Group at the Madison Capitol in 2017

Congratulations, Honors Graduates!

Please visit the Honors Commencement page for video messages from Dean Eric Wilcots, Honors Director Sabine Gross, and student speaker Claire Evenson as well as profiles of graduating Honors students, photos from the Honors Program, and more!

Out of concern for the safety of our community during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the L&S Honors office is closed to the public.

Current L&S Honors students should contact us via e-mail at or set up a remote appointment with an advisor using the Starfish app. Video appointments will take place via Microsoft Teams, which is part of your university Office 365 account.

For all other questions, please reach out via e-mail to We will respond as soon as we are able.

For the latest updates on university operations, visit