Psi Chi: The International Honors Society in Psychology


Students are invited to become members of Psi Chi in the spring of their sophomore year, on the basis of the following requirements:

  • Completion of at least 3 semesters of college coursework
  • Completion of 9 credit hours of psychology coursework
  • A major in psychology
  • A 3.25 or better average in psychology courses
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better
  • A ranking in the top 35% of your class
  • High standards of personal behavior
  • An interview with Psi Chi officers
  • Two-thirds affirmative vote of those present at a regular meeting of the chapter

Psi Chi Events

Psi Chi participates in a number of service events.

  • Inside Scoop – Psi Chi hosts an old-fashioned ice cream social to discuss which courses to take next semester with other psychology students.
  • Doom & Gloom with Dr. Bloom – Join Dr. Bloom for his annual Halloween fear lecture and movie!
  • Providence College Psychology Conference – at the end of each semester, Psi Chi hosts a conference allowing all students who have conducted research during the semester to share their findings.

Ongoing Programs

  • Psychology Student Mentoring – All new psychology majors will be assigned an upperclassmen Psi Chi member as a student mentor. Mentors are available to help their mentees with any questions they may have regarding coursework, class registration, internships, etc.