Who We Are


The Honors College is the center of undergraduate academic excellence at FIU. We are a community of students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds and disciplines who are dedicated to excellence in all pursuits. We offer a unique academic and social experience that is compatible with all majors, transcends disciplines, and encourages our students to become life-long learners.


Excellence: We achieve the highest standards of scholarship and performance through an exceptional community of faculty, staff, and students.

Diverse Perspectives: We cultivate an inclusive environment for learning that promotes diversity by recognizing the uniqueness of each individual, promoting the exploration of different cultures, and building upon our differences.

Experiential Learning: We believe learning happens through action and experiences that further enhance knowledge and skills.

Global Citizenship: We create global citizens who are aware of the wider world and engage with their local and global communities with the belief that we can all make a difference.

Integrity and Accountability: We exemplify honesty, honor, and responsibility in all we do.


The Honors College will foster a student-centered community and achieve global recognition by providing a transformative education and motivating our students to discover their passions and maximize their full potential.