Honors Residential College
FAITH SEEKING UNDERSTANDING
The Honors Residential College is a multi-year community that fosters intellectual, moral, and spiritual formation through friendship, integrated study, community service, and spiritual engagement. The HRC is home to 330 Baylor students enrolled in one of the Honors College majors or programs (Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, University Scholars, Great Texts, Honors Program). The HRC is located in Alexander and Memorial Halls.
Students accepted into one of the Honors College majors or programs are invited to apply to live in the Honors Residential College. Our residents represent a wide variety of academic majors and concentrations.
The Honors Residential College provides students with an intentional living-learning community in which they can pursue growth in their academic life, engage in their own spiritual life, and grow in meaningful friendship.
Students in the Honors Residential College have a chance to serve the community and gain formative leadership experience.
The HRC is committed to reaching into our community and our world to understand and engage our neighbors through compassionate service and genuine love for the enrichment of our shared life together.
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"Living in the HRC has defined my time at Baylor. I found a great community, lifelong friends, and like-minded individuals who shared my love of learning."
"I have called the HRC home for my four years at Baylor and it has been cultivating in many ways. The diversity of majors and backgrounds has allowed me to grow my scope of knowledge in many unexpected ways, while also allowing myself room to grow in my own personal interests."
"My time in the HRC has inspired me to live intentionally; invest in community; and establish a proper balance of work, rest, and play in my life."