The HPAC is currently developing small-group workshops on topics of interest to honors students. To suggest a workshop topic, e-mail your idea to


Join us for interactive tutorials about honors topics and then bring your own projects to work on yourself or with help from the peer advisors. Each workshop is two hours: the tutorial is the first hour, and the open work session is the second hour. All workshops are capped at 30 participants; claim your spot today through WCOnline:




Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research

Interested in performing undergraduate research? Come hear about what kinds of opportunities there are and how you can get involved! Please come with some ideas about what kind of research you are interested in, your computer, a pen, and some paper.


Tuesday, April 3, 12:30 – 2:00

Hillcrest 143

Claire Neice



Your Honors College Course of Study Planner

Confused about the Course of Study Planner? Don’t know where to start?

Then please join us at our Course of Study Planner Workshop!


We will help you get started, demonstrate skills for developing your planner, and explain what counts for the honors diploma elements. The first hour is a tutorial, and the second hour is an open work session so you can work on your planner with peer advisors ready to answer your questions on the spot.


Friday, March 30, 11:30 – 1:30

Hillcrest 143

Rachel Kanefsky and Willow Pedersen


Tuesday, April 10, 3:30 – 5:30

Hillcrest 143

Tom Givens and Steven Hall


Friday, April 6, 1:30 – 3:30

Hillcrest 143

Emily Hoyt and Gargie Nagarkar


Roadshows are short presentations (no more than 15 minutes) that introduce the HPAC and their services to honors students. Honors faculty or peer educators may request a roadshow in their class by e-mailing and providing the following information:


  • Your name and course number
  • A preferred and backup date, time, and location for the roadshow
  • Whether the room has a computer, projector, or cables for projection
  • Any information that your peer advisor should know (e.g., what types of honors information might be most relevant to your students)


Roadshows are subject to peer advisor availability.



Virginia Tech Honors College, MC 0427

116 Hillcrest Hall

385 West Campus Drive

Blacksburg, VA 24061


Fax: (540) 231-4522

Phone: (540) 231-4591