Honors Civic Engagement Project

The Honors Civic Engagement Project curates a series of experiences with the aim of helping you to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, caring and active citizens while also earning an Honors Engaged point.

Activities Overview (Fall 2022)

Requirements for earning an Honors Engaged point involve participation in all of the following:

  • Active participation in the Honors Advocacy Initiative (HAI) throughout fall 2022 semester. HAI is a student-led group that hosts speakers and participates in policy and advocacy initiatives that are important to NIU students.
  • Minimum of 10 hours spent volunteering or working for a community or charitable organization, political campaign, or otherwise engage meaningfully in public-spirited work.

How to Participate

  • Indicate your intent to participate by completing this short survey at the start of the semester.
  • Log into the Suitable app and complete the requirements under the Honors Civic Engagement Project for the relevant semester.

Contact Us

University Honors Program 
Peters Campus Life Building 110
DeKalb, IL 60115


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