Department of Psychology

Student Organizations

Psi Chi Honor Society

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Psi Chi is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association and a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. Functioning as a federation of chapters, Psi Chi is located on more than 975 senior college and university campuses.

Membership is solicited by mail twice a year, in the fall and spring, but applications are accepted year-round. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate students who are making psychology one of their major areas of study. You are eligible to become a member if you:

  1. Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00,
  2. A GPA of 3.20 in Psychology coursework; and
  3. A rank in the upper 35 percent of your class.

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club is open to all students with an interest in psychology. It is not necessary to be a psychology major to join the Psychology Club. If you have an interest in joining the club and participating, look for meeting announcements throughout Fawcett Hall. Applications are available at the website below and on the Psychology Club bulletin board on the third floor of Fawcett Hall. 

The Psychology Club and Psi Chi Honor Society office is located in 351 Fawcett Hall.

Visit the Wright State Psychology Club & Psi Chi Honor Society website to learn more.