Honors Transfer Application

This application is for students transferring to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who are interested in joining UNL's University Honors Program. This application is only for admission to the University Honors Program; there is a completely separate and independent process for applying to the University.

Please contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@unl.edu or (402) 472-2023 for information on applying to UNL. If you have not yet applied to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, please do so before applying to the University Honors Program.

Applications to the Honors Program are due May 1 (for fall admission to the Honors Program) and December 10 (for spring admission). Applications will be considered when the most recent semester's college grades are available for review. Applications received by the May 1 deadline will be notified of status on or before June 10. Applications received by the December 10 deadline will be notified of status on or before January 10.

To complete this form, you will need to provide the following:

  • Information about their current college performance and answer, in no more than 200 words, the question "Why have you decided to leave your current institution and transfer to UNL?"
  • A 300-500 word essay answering the question "Why are you interested in the UNL Honors Program and how do you see Honors contributing to your college education?"
  • A one-page resume of your campus and community involvement and leadership (saved as a PDF or Microsoft Word file)

Applicants are advised to gather appropriate information and prepare essay responses before starting this form. If you have additional questions regarding the University Honors Program, please contact Jacob Schlange at jschlange3@unl.edu or (402) 472-8221.

This is your eight-digit UNL ID number. You will receive this when you complete the University of Nebraska-Lincoln application for admission.
Date of birth Required
If your current address is in the United States, please include the state abbreviation. E.g.: Nebraska = NE. If your current address is outside the United States, please include the country.
Please use this format: xxx-xxx-xxxx. E.g.: 402-472-5425
Please use this format: xxx-xxx-xxxx. E.g.: 402-472-5425
Is English your first language? Required
If no, have you taken the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)?