New Students

Welcome New Honors Students!

Congratulations on your admittance to the Honors College! Built around an excellent interdisciplinary curriculum, the College offers outstanding students a long list of opportunities including social and cultural activities, foreign study, exciting internships, and research mentoring.

Honors Orientation and Workshops

Freshmen Only:

To sign up for the Honors Only Orientation on May 23-24:

  • Log on to FIU.EDU and click on the Admissions section
  • On the left side of the screen, choose the On Campus Orientation link. Select May 23-24 and complete the registration.
  • To change an existing registration, call Orientation: 305-348-6414
  • Early Fall Honors students should ONLY attend May 23-24 Orientation!

Transfer Admits:

Transfers new to FIU are required to attend an Honors New Student Workshop.

Select from three dates:
• June 20
• July 18
• August 16

RSVP at:
Transfer students must also attend a Virtual Orientation and On-Campus Orientation to select their major classes. We recommend students schedule their workshop on the same day as their On Campus Orientation. Information is provided at

FIU Admits:

Students who are entering Honors as active FIU students are highly encouraged to attend an Honors New Student Workshop:

Select from three dates:
• June 20
• July 18
• August 16

RSVP at:

Fully Online Admits:

  • FIU Online students will view the New Student Workshop remotely.
  • Full Instructions will be emailed to student.


Honors College Academic and Registration Information:

Students who have accepted their admission to the Honors College will be activated as Honors students so that they may register for an Honors course for the Fall semester. Your enrollment date is based on your status (Freshman and Transfer students receive access at FIU Orientation; Current FIU students can enroll during Fall registration*).

Please view the video that corresponds to your admit type, to get detailed information on what to register for as an Honors student.

Freshmen Students:

Transfer and Current FIU Students:

*Only current FIU students who apply and get admitted to the Honors College by March 1st will receive Priority Registration for Fall.

How to register for an Honors course: