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.

 

 

OUR NEXT MEETINGS:

October 29

November 12

November 26

December 10 

 

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 Colvard 3066 every other Monday at 5:15 PM (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. Fall 2018 is not included in this, because of the late start.

  • Fall meeting dates and topics

    • 10/29 - Dr. West discusses spring registration. Information about dues

    • 11/12 - Leo Garcia, UNCC Alumni, will talk about School Psychology

    • 11/26 - Thanksgiving cookie decorating

    • 12/10 - Optional study group

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?