Academics

RISE to the IUPUI challenge

When you RISE to the IUPUI Challenge, you're enhancing what happens in the classroom, then reflecting on what you learned. Honors Scholars receive academic credit by engaging on this level, and all RISE courses are documented on your transcript.

Each undergraduate student is challenged to include two of the four RISE experiences—research, international experience, service learning, and experiential learning—into their degree programs. We expect Honors Scholars to do them all. 

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Earn honors credit in any course

Honors contracts allow students to earn honors credit in a regular course. You'll work with the professor to create an honors project that must be completed in addition to the regular coursework. Honors credit will appear on your transcript, and the grade you receive for the honors project will be factored into your grade for the entire course.

Learn more about honors contracts