We welcome undergraduates interested in history to participate in the social and intellectual life of the department. Below are a few of the activities we sponsor:

  • The undergraduate history council, an organization run exclusively by and for students, holds several events throughout the academic year. For information about the council's regular meeting times and upcoming events, visit their website or contact
  • The department hosts lectures throughout the year which are open to all members of the University community. Check the department’s events calendar for more information.
  • The department sponsors a chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society. A notice with details about eligibility and the application process is sent out each fall and spring semester. Contact the department at for more information.