We tend to use a number of abbreviations that are helpful to know:
CHP = Campus Honors Program. Students in the CHP are Chancellor’s Scholars.
HoHo = Honors House, 1205 West Oregon Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (where many of your classes will be in the future), currently available to meet with staff by previously-scheduled appointment 8:30 – 5 p.m. M-F unless otherwise noted; once the pandemic is over, the Honors House will be available for studying, SAS programs, and HSC events.
HSC = Honors Student Council, the student organization that plans great programs for all Chancellor’s Scholars. Current officers are Maya Chattoraj (President), Micah Rubel (Vice President, Academic Engagement), Ashley Hornig (Co-Vice President, Social Engagement), Rony Midya (Co-Vice President, Social Engagement), Ethan Frobish (Co-Vice President, Publications), MaryRose O'Donnell (Co-Vice President, Publications), Matthew Haak (Vice President, Arts), Niraj Lawande (Co-Vice President, Community Engagement), Andrew Schollmeijer (Co-Vice President, Community Engagement), and Jacob Fritchie (Secretary and Social Media Chair). HSC meetings are open virtually to all Chancellor’s Scholars, with more info on the fall schedule for other meetings and events to follow.
KDR = Krannert Dress Rehearsals. These are currently suspended due to COVID-19, but will be held in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (KCPA), 500 S. Goodwin, Urbana.
SAS = Scholar Adventurers Series of faculty lectures and special workshops will be virtual this semester, and once able to be held in person, will often be in the Honors House classroom (room 212). The schedule for SAS programs is posted at http://honors.illinois.edu/Scholar%20Adventure%20Series.shtml, and sign-ups are open starting at 9 a.m. today through a couple days before each program.
Publications: The CHP Annual will be sent to your homes, and can be found at http://honors.illinois.edu/Annual%20Newsletter.shtml. You can help contribute to stories by joining HSC's Publication Committee and/or contacting Elizabeth Rockman at firstname.lastname@example.org. CHP's Equinox Literary Arts Magazine is also managed by Honors Student Council (watch your e-mail for how to get involved), and NewBytes, this CHP electronic e-newsletter, is sent on Mondays, and items can be sent to email@example.com.