University Honors Program

University Honors Program

Submitting Honors Experiential Learning Project Proposals & Reflective Essays

Deadlines for Proposal & Reflective Essay Review 

The deadline for University Honors experiential learning project proposals and reflective essays is the fifth of each month, with the exception of July (during which time UHP advisors are fully immersed in the annual status check review process). You will receive feedback by the 20th of the month. If your proposal includes a budget (which are used to determine grant amounts), you will receive notification of the status of your grant by the fifth of the following month.

Important note:
If you are seeking feedback by a particular date, please be sure to submit your proposal far enough in advance so that you can receive feedback by that time. We recommend submitting your proposal at least two months prior to your experience beginning, especially for an international experience.

Students must propose experiences prior to beginning a project in order to confirm that it meets University Honors standards.

How to Submit a Proposal for Review and Approval:

  1. Log in to the UHP database.
  2. Click on "Tracking Experiential Learning Projects" along the top of the page.
  3. Click "Add New Project" and input the title, dates of the experience, and other requested information. For "Project Abstract," please just include a few sentences with basic information about the experience. Click "Save."
  4. Click "Browse" on the right side of the screen to upload your proposal; word and pdf files are preferred.
  5. Once you've uploaded the file, it is considered submitted to your advisor.
  6. If revisions are requested, you should submit your revised proposal to the same project within the database by clicking "Browse," choosing your revised document, and clicking "Upload." Please make sure all file names are unique (so that your original proposal is not overwritten).

How to Submit a Reflective Essay for Review and Approval:

  1. To submit your reflective essay, log in to the UHP online database and click on "Tracking Experiential Learning Projects."
  2. Scroll to the project you created when you submitted your proposal and click "Browse" on the right side of the screen to upload the your reflective essay, word and pdf are the preferred file types. Do not create a new project record for your reflection.
  3. Once you've uploaded the file, it is considered submitted to your advisor.
  4. If revisions are requested, you should submit your revised reflective essay in the same manner. Please make sure all file names are unique.

Note: Do not upload your documentation to the UHP database; the documentation of an experience should be done on your learning portfolio.

Questions?

Please contact your honors academic advisor.