Centennial Honors College

President Thomas and Graduate at the Honors Convocation

Spring 2016 Academic Honors Convocation >>

May 13th, 2:00 PM
Western Hall, Macomb

Honors Graduates Jumping

Graduate With Honors >>

Entering Freshmen
• 28 ACT or Higher
• 26-27 ACT Composite and top 15% of Graduating Class
• 24-25 ACT Composite and top 10% of Graduating Class

Transfer and Current Western Students
• 3.4 GPA based on 12 or more semester hours
• Honors Credit from other Institutions May Transfer

Honors Students

Compete for Scholarships and Awards

Awards and Scholarships >>

Jillian Ross | Truman Scholarship Finalist


Centennial Honors College


Honors Events



About the College

The Centennial Honors College is an interdisciplinary academic home for academically talented and highly motivated students. It provides an enriched academic curriculum and opportunities for leadership, professional growth, service learning, personal interaction with WIU's top professors and amazing courses.

At the university level, its curriculum of special general honors tutorials, colloquia, and seminars is an integral part of the University's General Education. Within departments or areas of study, the honors curriculum is an integral part of the major with offerings of in-course honors, seminars, recitals, and internship opportunities. General Honors courses, taught by a select faculty, foster opportunities for discussion and debate and promote critical reasoning, cross-disciplinary thinking, and communication skills. Honors work within departments and areas provides opportunities for in-depth study, research, and professional development.

Learn more >>

Phone icon (309) 298-2228
Email icon  Honors@wiu.edu
Hours of operation icon  Monday - Friday | 8:00-12:00 & 1:00-4:30
Mailing Address Icon  Centennial Honors College
  Leslie F. Malpass Library, 2nd Floor
  1 University Circle
  Macomb, IL 61455