Student Organizations

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology,  To be eligible for invitation to the UVa Chapter, students must (a) rank within the upper 35 percent of their University class overall, (b) be a major or minor in psychology, (c) be at least in the second semester of their 2nd-year with at least 9 credits of graded psychology courses and (d) meet the following psychology GPA requirements: at least a 3.9 if in spring of 2nd year, 3.8 if 3rd year, and 3.7 if 4th year. A registration fee pays for lifetime membership and new members are inducted each spring semester. Additional information is available from the chapter advisor, Prof. Frederick Smyth.

University Psychological Society

The University Psychological Society is a student organization that promotes interest in the psychology department, helps orient prospective psychology students, encourages student and faculty interactions within the department, and makes available resources for internships, research, further education, and career exploration  All students who are interested in psychology are encouraged to attend. Majors or non-majors, first-years and up, are welcome. The faculty advisor is Prof. Frederick Smyth.