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Mission & Values

Our Mission

The Honors College at Michigan State University – one of the country’s most distinctive and extensive honors programs – serves academically talented, committed students who wish to pursue and achieve academic excellence. The Honors College strives to ensure an enriched academic and social experience for its members and to create an environment that fosters active and innovative learning. The Honors College emphasizes personalized academic program planning rather than a tightly prescribed set of courses. Honors College members enjoy the connectedness of a small-college atmosphere on the campus of one of the world’s leading research universities.


Statement of Values

“Members of the Honors College community at Michigan State University value integrity, critical thought, and collaboration. We approach learning with an openness and inclusivity that encourages consideration of diverse perspectives. We aspire to excellence – challenging ourselves and crossing boundaries of disciplines, communities, and cultures as we innovate for tomorrow.”

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