General Submission Requirements:

  • Remove all personal information from submissions, including name, course name, professor name, etc.
  • Essays, papers, and thesis submissions must include proper citation format (e.g. MLA, APA, or Chicago), in the form of a bibliography or works cited page, footnotes, and/or in-text citations, as appropriate to the work. On the submission form, please indicate what citation format you are using.
  • Submissions of any length are accepted.  Works of maximum length of 2500 words will be included in the print version of the Honors Journal.  Longer works submitted may be displayed in full in the journal's digital edition (http://www.colorado.edu/honorsjournal/) with only an abstract or short excerpt in the print edition.
  • Please fill out a separate submission form for each submission. We encourage you to submit a variety of work.
  • All text submissions (papers, essays, or poems) should be submitted as an editable document (such as a Mircosoft Word document), not a pdf.
  • Only submit your own work (do not submit someone else's work on their behalf).
  • Do not submit any work for which someone else holds the copyright (e.g. images, text, music, video clips, etc.).
  • Please direct any questions to honors.journal@colorado.edu.

Art Submission Requirements:

  • Please submit all art images as a .jpeg file
  • Artwork in which the name cannot be removed will be excluded from the requirement to remove all personal information from the piece
  • Submissions must be high-resolution (at least 300 DPI)
  • Please submit supplemental information including:  Title, media type, and dimensions (height x width x depth in inches) of the artwork and an Artist's Statement

Open Media (e.g. digital art, music or audio, video, dance, documentaries, film, musical or theatrical or dance performances, set design, advertising, and art produced through other means) Submission Requirements:

  • Please submit all image-based art as a .jpeg file
  • Artwork in which the name cannot be removed will be excluded from the requirement to remove all personal information from the piece
  • Submissions must be high-resolution (at least 300 DPI)
  • Please complete the submission form and, if applicable, attach a file of the script, short synopsis, or sheet music (if applicable) and be sure to remove all personal information before sending. If you are unable to submit a file with the work using the submission form, you may drop off a physical copy (DVD, CD, or USB drive) in the Honors Program office, located on the fourth floor of Norlin Library (Norlin M400M).  If you do submit a physical copy, you must still fill out the form and write on the form that a physical copy of the work will be delivered (prior to the submission date).
  • If you have any questions about submitting film or other forms of open media, please contact honors.journal@colorado.edu.
  • Please submit supplemental information including:  Title, art or media type of the submitted piece, and an Artist's Statement

*Note – all physical copies of media submissions must be free of personal information as well. In the case of DVDs, CDs, or USB drives, please include a cover letter with your personal information attached. Please include the submission title somewhere on the DVD, CD, or USB drive.