Honors in the Major presentation

Students interested in applying to the HUT Program must complete the online eligibility form.

Hoping to start HUT in the upcoming Summer C term? Eligibility forms are due Friday, April 16th, 2021.
Hoping to start HUT in the upcoming Fall semester? Eligibility forms are due Friday, July 30th, 2021.

Honors Undergraduate Thesis Program

The Honors Undergraduate Thesis (HUT) program is the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate research program at UCF. HUT provides juniors and seniors from all disciplines the opportunity to engage in original and independent research or creative activity as principal investigators and independent scholars.

Over the course of two to four semesters, students work closely with a faculty committee to research, write, defend, and publish an original thesis that serves as an honors capstone product of their undergraduate career. This thesis is published through the university library and is available to researchers worldwide through electronic databases. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn the Honors distinction by completing one of these thesis options:

Advising for Current and Prospective HUT Students

The Office of Honors Research is open for in-person services this Spring 2021 semester, although the submission of all program forms and meetings with students (including workshops) will continue to be virtual.

All communications with the Office of Honors Research should be through the Request for Contact Form or email at HonorsResearch@ucf.edu.

Please submit all forms through email or the HUT Resources Webcourse.