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Honors Program

Honors House


Merrimack Honors offers dedicated honors housing, complete with honors community activities and specially chosen honors Resident Advisors (RA), for all students in the Honors Program. 

The Honors Community

The Merrimack College Honors Program is inspired by St. Augustine’s belief that studying with friends is the best environment for learning, challenging oneself and for discovering one’s passions. In describing his early education, he fondly recalls,

“I found all kinds of joy when I was in the company of my friends- talking, reading engaging books together – going from the lightest joking to taking of the deepest things and back again” (Confessions 4: 8, 13).

Our hope is the Honors House reflects the values proposed by St. Augustine. 

Benefits of Honors Housing

  • Live In Community with other Honors students.
  • Engage in transformative learning experience by living and studying with other highly-motivated students.
  • Participate in experiential learning opportunities through honors housing such a special guest speakers, service opportunities, and group outings. 

Honors Housing at Merrimack College provides Honors students with academically focused living quarters where they can live and study together. Beginning with the 2014-15 academic year, Honors Housing is expanding to two residential locations. Incoming first-years live in a Honors Living-Learning Community and upperclassmen have the opportunity to choose to live in the Honors House. Both residences pride themselves on a dedication to the Four Pillars of Merrimack Honors: Community, Service, Research, and Leadership.

Check out the Merrimack College Honors Program’s Monican Centre Living Learning Community LipDub!