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Honors students are encouraged to meet with one of three Honors Academic Advisors for information about earning Honors credit, scheduling classes, graduating with University/Departmental Honors, and referrals to campus resources.

To contact any of our advising staff, please call (313) 577-3030 or e-mail us at honors@wayne.edu. We look forward to helping you!


Open Advising Hours

Open advising is scheduled for Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.- Noon and 1 – 3:30 p.m. Hours for the current month are posted at the front desk of Honors in 2100 Undergraduate Library or you can CLICK HERE  for the current hours - no appointment necessary.


What Can I See My Advisor For?

Honors Advisors can assist with and answer questions on the following subjects:

  • How to join the Honors College
  • Earning Honors credit, either by the Honors Option or through Honors sections
  • Honors 3000 (Service-Learning), Honors 42xx (Honors Seminar), and Honors 4998 (Honors Thesis) courses
  • Honors Credit Audits
  • Honors Private Scholarships
  • Graduating with Honors

If you have any questions pertaining to your Merit Scholarship, please direct those questions to the Financial Aid Office.


Advisor Responsibilities

The advisor's role is an active rather than a passive one and the process of advising requires the following objectives to be met for each student assigned as an advisee:

  • Meet with students to plan for the coming semester (or summer) and to review/revise long-range academic program schedules.
  • Assist students in planning a program consistent with their abilities and interests.
  • Interpret and provide rationale for institutional policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Inform and, if necessary, refer students to other institutional resources when academic, attitudinal, attendance, or other personal problems require intervention by other professionals.
  • Proactively contact and be available for student advisees on a regular basis


Student Responsibilities

The advisee is an equal partner in the advising process. As an advisee you are ultimately responsible for your educational choices and decisions. You are expected to:

  • Come prepared to your advising session with a planned worksheet for the forthcoming semester. Also, bring audit worksheets from any previous meetings.
  • Become knowledgeable and adhere to institutional policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Read your WSU email and other important communications from the Honors College and your advisor.
  • Accept final responsibility for all decisions made and your graduation requirements.


Campus Resources

University Policies & Procedures on Conduct & Complaints

University Advising Center

Academic Success Center

Mathematics Resource Center

Counseling and Psychological Services

Student Disability Services

Financial Aid

Office of the Registrar