Psi Chi

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Psi Chi's sister honor society is Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.

 

The Psi Chi executive board at a student organizations event

 

OUR NEXT MEETINGS:

February 11

February 25

March 18

April 1

April 15

 

What is Psi Chi?

  • Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology. We work to promote the study, advancement, and application of Psychology and its related disciplines and sub-disciplines. 

Why should you join Psi Chi?

  • We offer our members information regarding research assistantships, graduate programs, and networking with faculty in the field of Psychology. Additionally, you will have access to scholarships, articles, and other research-related opportunities via the Psi Chi website.

Community involvement?

  • Psi Chi prides itself on being actively involved in the community.

  • Feeding the homeless

  • Picking up trash in the Charlotte area

Social Events?

  • Our chapter hosts several social events throughout the semester including but not limited to:

    • Movie nights

    • Bowling night

    • Vision Board (Creative Arts and Crafts)

How to become a member?

  • Requirements - In order to be eligible for Psi Chi membership you must first: 

    • be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program 
    • have completed at least 3 semesters or equivalent of full-time college coursework
    • have completed at least 9 credit hours of psychology courses
    • have earned a cumulative GPA 3.3 (on a 4-point scale)
    • have a minimum 3.0 GPA in average for psychology courses

Where do we meet?

  • Our Chapter meetings take place in McEniry 116 every other Monday at 5:30 PM during Spring 2019 (this is subject to change depending on the academic calendar and upcoming events, so pay attention to your email or social media accounts!)

  • Attendance Policy - Members can miss up to two meetings a semester, unless there is a schedule conflict or advanced notice is given. This is going into effect this semester, Spring 2019!

  • Meeting dates and topics

    • 2/11 - Someone from the Career Center will be coming in and discussing how to have a great Resume and how to navigate Hire A Niner to find internships and Jobs

    • 2/25 - Dr. McAnulty is coming in to talk about Abnormal Psychology and his experience with clinical psychology

    • 3/18 -

    • 4/1 -

    • 4/15 - Game night about positions in Psi Chi and applications open for executive board positions

Can you still come to meetings/events if you are not a member?

  • Absolutely! We encourage everyone who has an interest in psychology (particularly if you plan on a career in psychology) to come to our meetings and of course our events/fundraisers.

Where can I get additional information?