Honors & Organizations for Psychology Students
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate men and women who make the study of psychology one of their main interests and who meet the academic qualifications.
Why join Psi Chi?
Contacts made through Psi Chi will be valuable throughout your educational and professional career. Some concrete advantages include
- a membership certificate and card, which give tangible evidence of membership
- excellent experience for résumé building
- meeting one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in federal service, as recognized by the U.S. government
- a springboard for professional growth – opportunities are made available to the members for promoting their research, receiving national and international recognition, meeting and interacting with leaders in their field, and meeting Psi Chi members of other chapters who also will be future leaders.
The Psychology Club broadens the student body’s awareness of psychology and mental health issues through community service, outreach, and various activities. Meetings are publicized on campus and membership is open to the entire student body.