Honors Week is a long-standing tradition at the Capstone that celebrates students’ outstanding academic accomplishments and induction into honor societies. Classes are generally dismissed on the Friday of Honors Week. The week concludes with the Tapping on the Mound ceremony, which takes place on the historical ruins of Franklin Hall Dormitory.

The Details

Honors Week 2020 is March 30th – April 3rd.

To apply for Honor Societies, please visit honorsocieties.ua.edu. Applications are available in Spring 2019.

Student Spotlight

“I love the tradition of Tapping on the Mound on Honors Day. This ceremony ties in achievement with history and I can only hope to be tapped into an honor society one day.”

– Clayton Lawing | Sophomore | Human Resource Management | Montgomery, AL

Clayton Lawing