Psi Chi

Welcome to the University of Louisville Psi Chi website! Psi Chi is the international honor society in psychology and recognizes students for their academic achievement and success.

 

 

Important Dates:

2014

September 14 - GRE Workshop/Practice Exam

October 9 (4-5pm in LF135) - Psi Chi General Meeting

Psi Chi general meetings for the fall semester will be held on Mondays from 4:00-5:00 pm in LF135

October 22  (12-1pm in LF 133)- 12 Steps to Getting into Graduate School in Psychology

Psi Chi is hosting a talk: 12 Steps to Getting into Graduate School in Psychology. Dr. Ben Mast will speak on Wednesday, October 22 from 12-1 in Life Sciences 133. If interested in attending, please email Albert Bragg ataobrag01@louisville.edu to ensure the appropriate room size for the talk.

October 13 - 23:  Fall Food Drive to benefit the Dare to Care Food Bank

Psi Chi will be conducting their annual Fall Food Drive during the month of October. Please consider making a generous donation of canned/boxed items. If you are able to help with classroom pick-up, please contact Alexis Savage, Food Drive Coordinator at alsava01@louisville.edu.

October 31, 3:00 pm - UofL Psi Chi Chapter Scholarship Deadline

See September 2014 Newsletter for application

October 31 - New Member Drawing Deadline

Any student joining between March 22 and October 31 will be entered in a drawing for one of two membership dues refunds!! The two winners will be notified by 11/5/14.

November 1 (9:30-11:30) - Out of the Darkness Walk

Psi Chi will be participating in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Walk at the Louisville Waterfront on Saturday, November 1 from 9:30-11:30. If you would like to participate, please con-tact Albert Bragg atalbrag01@louisville.edu. Anyone interested in walking with us is welcome to join, which includes family and friends!!

November 6 (4-5pm in LF135) - Psi Chi General Meeting

Psi Chi general meetings for the fall semester will be held on Mondays from 4:00-5:00 pm in LF135

December 7 (4-5pm in LF135) - Psi Chi General Meeting

Psi Chi general meetings for the fall semester will be held on Mondays from 4:00-5:00 pm in LF135

2015

TBA - GRE Workshop/Practice Exam

Membership

Any student joining between March 22 and October 31 will be entered in a drawing for one of two membership dues refunds!! The two winners will be notified by 11/5/14

Who is eligible for membership?

Undergraduate membership requirements are (1) 3.2 Psychology GPA, (2) 3.0 cumulative GPA, (3)a second-semester sophomore, (4) enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature that is equivalent to a psychology major, (5) completed 9 semester hours of psychology courses.

Graduate membership requirements are (1) enrolled as a graduate student at UofL in a psychology graduate program, (2) an established GPA at UofL, and (3) 3.0 cumulative GPA in all graduate courses.

What are the benefits of joining?

There are numerous benefits of being a member of Psi Chi; it is a wonderful opportunity to build your resume, network, gain information about graduate school, learn about job opportunities, apply for travel and research grants, and learn more about the field of Psychology.  Members are also eligible to wear the honor cord at commencement ceremonies.

How much does it cost to become a member?

Cost is $ 80.00. This is a one time fee for a lifetime membership!

(International Membership fee is $55 + $25 for UofL Chapter fee).

Do you have another question?

If you have anymore questions regarding membership please contact our Membership Coordinator, Cody Sterling at cmster02@louisville.edu.

How to apply to join:

Submit an application form on the international website at  http://www.psichi.org/.  Hover over the join link in the upper left area on the page and click on Become a Member.  Scroll down and click APPLY NOW.  Once you read the statement, scroll down and click on APPLY NOW.  Complete the form and click on SUBMIT.  Once you have completed the application, please send an e-mail to Dr. Leonard, Psi Chi Faculty Advisor at maleon04@louisville.edu with Psi Chi Membership in the subject line and she will review your transcript and get back to you regarding your membership status.

Even though official membership in the international organization is limited, our meetings are open to all of those students (undergraduate and graduate) with an interest in psychology. We regularly host talks with psychology professors or other community professionals at our meetings, lending an opportunity for faculty-student interaction that can be hard to come by in UofL's often large classes. We are open to other program ideas as well, and welcome input from anyone who is interested. If this sounds good to you, we hope that you will stop by one of our meetings or drop us an email. We look forward to meeting you!

2014-15 Officers

President: Al Bragg

Vice President: Cody Sterling

President-Elect/Webmaster: Tia Wells

Secretary: Kyrstin Sutton-Davis

Treasurer: Austin Stethen

Membership: Carli Mosby

Fundraising: Philip Lawson

HistorianAlexis Savage

Additional information about Psi Chi can be found here: http://www.psichi.org/.