Residential Programs and Services


Honors Residential Communities (HRCs) are lively and dynamic communities available in each neighborhood to meet the academic and housing interests of members of the Hutton Honors College. They include:

  • $100 annual program fee
  • Enhanced and Standard housing costs with air-conditioning
  • Double rooms
  • Central, northwest, and southeast neighborhood


These communities offer an inclusive social environment for academically-focused residents. The HRCs receive support and resources for student-initiated programming. Students living in the communities study a wide variety of subjects and represent several academic majors.

All students living in an HRC must be admitted into the Hutton Honors College.

Honors Residential Community Covenant.


  • Opportunities to regularly interact with IU faculty members.
  • Attend local music festivals, Broadway shows, movies, balls and dances, and hayrides.
  • Trips to St. Louis, Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C. and other cities.
  • Etiquette dinners and culture nights with dinner at ethnic restaurants.
  • Dance lessons, talent nights, ice skating, hiking, camping, and indoor wall-climbing.

Student Quotes

How would you describe your community?

"Our community is a tight-knit group of students who strive for academic excellence and encourage other members to do the same while enjoying fun floor events and activities." —Lindsey W., Dublin, Ohio; Neuroscience

What is the best part about living in the community?

"My favorite part of living with other students in the Honors College is that we all have similar work ethics. Also, everyone is always willing to study or do homework together. Two heads are always better than one!" —Shelby C., Buffalo, N.Y.; Business Management, Marketing and Technology

Who Lives Here

All undergraduate students admitted to the Hutton Honors College are welcome in these communities. Roommate requests for non-Honors students will not be approved. All students requesting to live in the HRC will be asked to sign and abide by the HRC Covenant.

How to Apply

Review the application process before beginning. When completing your housing application, select "Honors" on the Learning Community selection page. For more information, contact Academic and Student Engagement.

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