Spring/Summer GPA Information

September 25, 2017

If your UCI CUMULATIVE GPA was below the CHP required GPA for your grade level (listed below) this past spring/summer quarter, then you will need to schedule an advising appointment with an honors advisor no later than Friday of week 2 (October 13). Please call (949) 824-5461 or stop by the CHP office to set up a meeting as soon as possible.


CHP New Student Orientation

September 25, 2017

Every new CHP student attends fall orientation to obtain essential information about the CHP and to meet the CHP staff and other honors students.  Orientation is required for all incoming freshman and transfer students:

CHP New Transfer Orientation
Sept. 26, 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Humanities Gateway 1800
Registration is at 8:00 a.m.

CHP Freshman Orientation
Sept. 27, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
Social Science Lecture Hall 100
Registration is at 2:45 p.m.


Freshman Small Group Meeting
Sept. 25-27, various times
Student Services II and honors halls, various locations
Your assigned meeting day/time and location was emailed to you.*
*Please email the Peer Advisors at chppaa@uci.edu ASAP if you absolutely cannot make your day/time.

Welcome to Fall Quarter

September 25, 2017

For the freshmen and new transfer students, welcome to UCI! For the continuing students, welcome back! We hope that everyone had a great summer, and that you are all ready for an exciting school year. Please read the information in this newsletter, and we’ll see you soon!

Regular hours for the CHP office and the Locus are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This week, however, the CHP office will close at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday due to the CHP Freshman Orientation program.

Volunteer at CHP New Student Orientation

September 1, 2017

It is time to welcome a new group of students to the CHP community! The CHP needs some Cool Happy People (that’s you!) to help at the New Student Orientation Programs. If you can help with registration for either of the orientations (or both!) please fill out the EEE survey as soon as possible.

Volunteers are needed for orientations on:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7:45 a.m. in HG 1800
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 2:15 p.m. in SSLH 100

Participate in the CHP Student Interest/Activities Survey

September 1, 2017

The CHP would love to hear from you about the types of events and activities that you can see yourself participating in this upcoming academic year.  By completing the following survey, you will be providing the CHP staff and CHP leaders with valuable feedback about how you want to make the most of your time in the CHP.

So that we can plan for fall quarter, please complete this survey by 11:59 p.m. September 15, 2017.  The first 200 CHPers who complete the survey will be entered in a drawing to win either a CHP t-shirt (5 prizes) or the grand prize of a free trip to the 2018 CHP Spring Retreat to Anza Borrego (1 prize, $30 value).

We look forward to making your ideas happen and your voices heard!

CHP Office Closed for Labor Day

September 1, 2017

The CHP Office will be closed on Monday, September 4 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  The office will reopen for normal business hours at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5.

Special Invitation to CHP Research Seminar

August 7, 2017
Calling all honors students who are conducting research but are not participating in a school/departmental honors program! Get individualized support during the honors thesis process from CHP Director Ted Wright. During this research seminar you will learn about the research process and work to create a research plan as well as an abstract or prospectus that can become the basis for your introduction.
This 2-unit research course will be offered as University Studies H176A, and graded as Pass/Not Pass. It is currently scheduled for Wednesdays 2:00-3:50 p.m., however, the schedule may be adjusted to accommodate your schedule.
For more information about the CHP Research/Thesis Seminar, please see:http://sites.uci.edu/chpnews/2017/05/15/course-for-chp-thesis-support-3/
Email honors@uci.edu today to accept the invitation to the CHP Research/Thesis Seminar and to receive authorization to enroll!

CHP Office Closure – July 3 and 4

June 29, 2017

The CHP office will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  We will reopen for normal business hours at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5.  Happy Fourth of July!

Send us your graduation photos!

June 12, 2017

ATTENTION GRADUATING SENIORS: The CHP is producing its summer alumni newsletter and is in need of current graduation photos. If you take any CHP group photos at this coming weekend’s commencement ceremonies and would like them to be featured in our newsletter, in our brochure, on our website, or on our social media pages, then please send the photos to honors@uci.edu.

2017-2018 CHSC Executive Council

June 12, 2017

In Week 9 we hosted a successful Campuswide Honors Student Council meeting in the Locus! We welcomed the new council members into their positions and now we would like to welcome them to the CHP community. These wonderful individuals are going to be planning and executing fun events for the CHP community so appreciate and look out for them!

Social Chairs: Brendan Tung, Alex Pai, Summer Hoang, Bailey Phenicie
Academic Chairs: Anthony Nguyen
Treasurer: Bridget McElligott
Secretary: Danica Wong
Design Chairs: Lan Nguyen, Vanessa M. Gonzalez
Historian: Pauline Lagarde
Congratulations to our council!

We still need two Social Chairs, one Fundraising Chair, and one Community Service Chair, so don’t hesitate to let Jason (jaalliso@uci.edu) or Mina (mengruij@uci.edu) know if you are interested!