Welcoming the Newest Honors Students

The Honors Student Welcome introduces incoming Honors students to the University Honors Program (UHP), giving you the opportunity to meet other students already part of the UHP. 

Why Should You Attend?

There are some great reasons...

  • Meet your fellow Honors classmates
  • Meet current Honors students
  • Get an early start on building some amazing relationships with your peers
  • Get important information about the Honors Program and the University of Dayton
  • Learn how to receive direct support from UHP staff and students
  • Ease your transition to college life

The Schedule

Below is the timetable for this year's event:

7:00 to 9:30 am
Move into residence halls

10:15 to 10:45 am
Commuter student check-in at RecPlex, Studio C

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Family welcome lunch, RecPlex Main Gym

12:00 to 12:30 pm
Parent and student Q&A with Director John McCombe
Presentation at the RecPlex Main Gym

12:45 to 1:15 pm
Students meet leader at small group icebreakers, RecPlex grounds

1:15 to 2:45 pm
Honors student activities and tour rotations on campus

3:00 pm
Student closing presentation, RecPlex Main Gym

Click here for some quick facts about the day and some general UHP information.

Parent Participation

Parents are able to enjoy the Honors Student Welcome family lunch and participate in the Q&A session after moving their new Flyers into the residence halls on Friday morning. Parents are also encouraged to participate in applicable New Student Orientation sessions on Saturday as family schedules permit.

Click here for some quick facts about the day and some general UHP information.

Registration is Required

Admitted incoming Honors students that have accepted our invitation to join the University Honors Program may register for the Honors Student Welcome beginning June 1 through your UD Porches account.

Please register by July 15 to attend this event.

Leadership Opportunity for Honors Students

Existing Honors students may volunteer to lead during the Honors Student Welcome. There are opportunities to coordinate activities, small groups and venues, so watch for email alerts about information sessions held each spring semester for details about what your role could be and how to apply.

Contact Us

Honors Program

Alumni Hall 124-125 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0000