Commonwealth College

Commonwealth Honors College


Embracing Academic Excellence

Commonwealth Honors College is the honors college at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  If you have been invited to join Commonwealth Honors College through the undergraduate admission process you will have access to a wealth of exciting and enriching opportunities.   From small academically challenging courses to involvement in service learning and special programs across the nation and abroad, Commonwealth Honors College students are encouraged to pursue excellence.  If you wish to not only participate in an academically challenging curriculum but to seek the connections between learning, doing, and service then Commonwealth Honors College may be the type of community you are looking for.

Connecting Isenberg and Commonwealth Honors College

For students admitted to both the Isenberg School of Management and Commonwealth Honors College the experiences offered are numerous.  They include participation in small honors Isenberg courses or colloquia facilitated by dedicated Isenberg faculty.  You can be involved with the Isenberg Honors Council, a student group offering camaraderie and networking opportunities.  You may also consider participating in the Isenberg Honors RAP, a residential academic program for first year Isenberg students also admitted to Commonwealth Honors College.  No matter how your involvement takes shape you will join a group of Isenberg students actively pursuing an integrated comprehensive academic experience.