International Honor’s Society in Psychology

Psi Chi is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association, founded in 1929, and a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.

Students of outstanding academic accomplishment and promise are selected to join the society.

Advantages of a Membership

  • Ability to participate in Psi Chi events.
  • A membership certificate and card which gives tangible evidence of membership.
  • References provided throughout one’s lifetime.
  • Excellent experience for inclusion in a resume.
  • A springboard for professional growth.
  • Recognition of membership in Psi Chi by the United States government as meeting one requirement for entrance at the GS-7 level in the Federal Service.

For more information, please review the Psi Chi informational session brochure.

Undergraduate Student Requirement

  • Be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature.
  • Have completed at least 3 semesters or equivalent of full-time college coursework.
  • Have completed at least 9 semester credit hours or equivalent of psychology courses.
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA average for psychology courses.

Undergraduate Transfer Student Requirement

  • If the new institution transfers both credits and grades: follow the same requirements as the undergraduate student applicants, unless the chapter’s bylaws4 specify more stringent academic requirements for transfer students.
  • If the new institution transfers credits but not grades: complete at least 12 semester credit hours and 9 psychology credit hours or equivalent at the new institution, unless the chapter’s bylaws4 specify additional requirements—check with your local chapter.


  • May select to contact the Psi Chi faculty advisor at the new institution to complete an online transfer of membership form.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Ratcliff

2020-2021 Officers

  • President: Tyra Andrus
  • Vice President: Korrine Minster
  • Secretary: Cassandra Jannsen
  • Diversity Officer: Julianna Testone
  • Treasurer: Amanda Diaz


  • Amanda Diaz (Former President)
  • Peter Brand (Former Vice President)
  • Cassandra Jannsen (Former Secretary)
  • Julianna Testone (Former Treasurer)

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