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Psi Chi

What is Psi Chi?

Psi Chi is the National Honors Society in Psychology. It's purpose is as follows:


"Psi Chi is a national honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all field, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology."


From a student's point of view, Psi Chi offers scholarships, academic encouragement, and looks great on graduate school applications. And the best part is, once you're inducted, you're in it for a lifetime!

What Kinds of Things Does Psi Chi Do?

Psi Chi hosts a variety of events each year: movie nights, graduate school visits, careers in psychology speakers, graduate school preparation seminars, community service events, and more.



How Do I Get Involved?
So how do you get involved? To become a member of SNU's Psi Chi chapter as an undergraduate, here are the requirements:

  • Must be enrolled as a student at SNU
  • Must have established a GPA at SNU
  • Must be at least a second-semester sophomore
  • Must be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature that is equivalent to a psychology major (like human relations)
  • Must have completed at least 9 hours of psychology at SNU
  • Must have an overall GPA that is in the top 35% of your class and an overall GPA of at least 3.00
  • Must have a psychology GPA that is at least 3.00

Please note that there are different requirements for becoming a member as a graduate student.

But even if you're not a member, you are welcome at most of our activities!


To find out more information about Psi Chi, check out the national website at

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