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Organizations & Services

Honors College Student Council

Honors College Student Council is the student voice for all Honors Scholars. It connects and supports the development of IUPUI Honors College student organizations in an effort to develop a collaborative community of students in the IUPUI Honors College. Executive officer positions, class representatives, and Honors student organization representatives comprise the general assembly and working body of the Student Council.

Honors House Council

Honors House Council provides leadership opportunities and serves students living in the Honors section of the Campus Apartments on the Riverwalk. Honors House Council facilitates community building and educational and social events for students living in Honors House.

Alpha Lambda Delta/Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies (ALD/PES)

These combined first-year honor societies are active in community service, scholarship, and leadership. Full-time, first-year students with a 3.5 GPA or higher are invited to join these organizations during their second semester. The chapter holds monthly meetings, service events, and social events, and officers attend national leadership workshops. The ALD/PES chapter at IUPUI has been recognized as one of the top chapters in the country every year since 2004, and members have been awarded over $100,000 in national scholarships. You'll find more information on the Honors College website at http://www.honorscollege.iupui.edu/impact/societies/.

Honors Adventure Club

The Honors Adventure Club plans regular outdoor and adventurous activities. Events such as caving, camping, canoeing, skiing, laser tag, and a poly-holiday party are just some examples of how students are engaged outside of the classroom. Leadership positions are available to all Honors Scholars.

Honors Arts & Culture Society

The Honors Arts & Culture Society coordinates adventures to explore the diverse cultural experiences Indianapolis has to offer. Museum visits, international cuisine, symphony performances, and cultural festivals are just some of the great activities engaged in by the Society. This group is open to all students to lead or join trips throughout the city.

Academic for Civic Engagement (ACE)

The mission of Academics for Civic Engagement is to provide leadership and inspire action in the area of civic engagement for the IUPUI Honors College.  ACE seeks to build long-term relationships through a committed membership, increased awareness of current issues, and active, on-going interaction with the Indianapolis community.  Participation in ACE is open to all Honors Scholars, and leadership opportunities are available for students. 

Last Updated: February, 2014.