About Us

As we monitor novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the health of our campus community is the highest priority for UNC Charlotte and for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. We are committed to ensuring that all students can fulfill their academic requirements as planned and to supporting students, faculty and staff in this process. We will update this information as the situation evolves. For updates, the most comprehensive University resource is here: LEARN MORE.


  • The main department is currently closed and working remotely
  • To check for information on specific classes and how your professor will handle the class, check for your professor's instructions in Canvas first. If you cannot find the answer to your specific question there, email your professor.
  • Mr. William Gillison and Dr. Jordan Lyerly are currently advising remotely. Please sign up for a virtual appointment through connect or email them with any questions.  LEARN MORE. 
  • Students are encouraged to complete your online coursework at home or in your residence halls. If you are unable to do this, some CLAS computer labs will be open. LEARN MORE.
  • Other labs across campus will also be open. LEARN MORE.
  • The Writing Resources Center will remain open virtually, with online-only tutoring sessions through WebEx and e-tutoring. LEARN MORE.
  • Tips for working remotely: LEARN MORE.
  • Tips for establishing a Google Chat: LEARN MORE.
  • The University has provided guidelines and information related to self-quarantining, including the form to inform the university. LEARN MORE.

With questions related to Coronavirus, check the Niner Notice website and if you don't find an answer, submit your question via this formIf you do not find the information you need here or through University resources, please use our contact us form.


The Department of Psychological Science works to advance the science of psychology through high quality research, teaching, and service. Faculty and students conduct research on a wide range of topics in psychology and engage in interdisciplinary research in areas such as Health Psychology, Organizational Sciences, and Cognitive Sciences. Faculty research is funded through a number of federal and state grants and contracts. All students take coursework in statistics and research methods, enabling them to become consumers of research and/or to conduct research, and are encouraged to become involved with faculty in their research programs.

The high quality teaching of psychology in the department has been recognized through awards to individual faculty and to the department, which was the first winner of the university’s Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. In addition to the 1800 majors in our undergraduate program, the department has over 130 graduate students in master’s programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and in Psychology, and doctoral programs in Health Psychology (providing training in Community, Clinical and General tracks) and Organizational Sciences. Faculty and students also provide significant service to the community, through applied research programs that use data to improve community well-being, involvement in professional societies, and student course projects and internships.