About Honors

The Westover Honors Program has 4 major components:


As an incoming Westover Fellow, you will participate in an off-campus retreat before the school semester begins. Over the 2-day retreat, you will be introduced to the program, its directors, some of your professors, and your Westover classmates. This fun and informal annual retreat will ease your transition to college.

Honors Curriculum

You will follow a core of honors courses that replaces most of the College’s General Education requirements. These courses include 53 hours in humanities, mathematics, social sciences, fine arts, and sciences.

Westover Honors Colloquia

You will take a total of 12 hours of honors colloquia. Two or three colloquia offerings each term, including study abroad opportunities, allow you to select from a wide range of engaging topics that will enhance your understanding of global, national, and local cultures.

Senior Thesis

You will complete a senior honors project, which includes individual writing, research, and presentation.