American Honors


Welcome to Union College. The nine steps outlined below are the recommended sequence of enrollment.

1. Submit Application

Welcome to Union College’s admissions process. Click the buttons below to start your applications. Please note, two applications are required for this program.

Apply for admission to Union College

Begin American Honors Application

Your application may take a few days to be processed. In the meantime, you may continue to the instructions of document submission and applying for Financial Aid.

Submit the following documents to the Admissions Department on the Cranford, Elizabeth or Plainfield campuses:

  • Submit final, official high school transcript or GED transcript
  • Submit SAT scores if you have taken the SATs
  • Submit AP scores if applicable
  • Submit immunization records

Official Documents Should Be Mailed to the Following Address:
Union College
Office of Admissions
1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

2. Apply for Financial Aid

  • Complete your FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid Union College’s school code is 002643
  • Check your Union County College email to confirm receipt of your FAFSA

3. Create your College Account

  • Check the email account that you provided in your application for instructions, username, and password

4. Take your Placement Test

  • Placement Test
  • A SAT score of at least 540 in Critical Reading and 530 in Math are necessary to waive the Placement Test.

5. Attend American Honors Orientation

  • Information will be forthcoming after your commitment to the program.

6. Register for Classes

  • Steps at registration
    • Meet with an American Honors advisor to select your course schedule
    • Review and print your class schedule from your College account
  • Steps after registration
    • Check your college email and the college website often for class cancellations
    • Schedule changes
      • You can add classes until the last day of registration
      • You will not be charged for classes dropped prior to the start of the semester

7. Pay for your Classes

  • Payment plan. Students must visit the Office of Student Accounts to make the initial payment and to sign a promissory note to participate in the plan
  • Chargeback
  • Purchase a parking permit

8. Buy your Textbooks and Supplies

9. Go to your First Class

  • Refer to your class schedule