USF Chapter of Psi Chi
The National Honor Society in Psychology
About Psi Chi
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of recognizing excellence in scholarship in psychology. Psi Chi chapters are located at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and Canada.
Students who wish to join Psi Chi must join the chapter at the school where they are enrolled, which automatically ensures lifetime membership in the National Organization of Psi Chi. More information about the perquisites of national membership are described here: www.psichi.org
The USF Chapter Faculty Advisor is Dr. Sandra Schneider (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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2011-2012 Membership Requirements for the USF Chapter (which includes the campuses of Tampa and Lakeland) are:
- Psychology Major or Psychology Minor at USF
- At least 9 credits in Psychology at USF
- A USF Psychology GPA of at least 3.4
- An Overall GPA of at least 3.4
Note: The Overall GPA is based on all college coursework and not only USF courses. The Overall GPA appears on the student’s DegreeWorks report, which must be submitted as part of a student’s application.
Fee $60. This amount includes the cost of the induction ceremony and the lifetime membership fee for the National Organization.
Optional: Students may elect to buy a Psi Chi honors cord to wear at graduation. If you choose this purchase, please add $12 to your check.