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

Welcome, incoming Honors students!

Congratulations to all incoming L&S Honors students and welcome to the Honors community!

We hope to create an immediate, valuable Honors experience, and look forward to meeting each of you through Fall Orientation, your Honors courses, the Honors Student Organization (HSO), and the Honors Student-Faculty Connection (HSFC)!

The L&S Honors Program is here for you and operating in a remote capacity, eagerly providing students with advising and support! The physical office at Washburn Observatory is currently closed to the the campus community and public. For the latest updates on university operations, please visit

L&S Honors students with questions about their fall schedule are encouraged to visit the Office of Undergraduate Advising’s Fall 2020 website.  Honors students are also able to schedule an appointment with an Honors advisor in Starfish. Any remaining questions for academic advisors can be sent to

For all other questions, please reach out to E-mails are checked Monday through Friday and typically receive a response within 24 hours.