Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology
What is Psi Chi?
Psi Chi is the International
Honor Society in Psychology whose purpose is to recognize, encourage, stimulate,
and maintain excellence in scholarship of students of psychology. To achieve
these goals, Psi Chi offers a wide range of local, regional, and national
programs to enhance the learning experience of its members. Membership in Psi
Chi is open to all undergraduates who meet the eligibility criteria for their
Am I Eligible?
The criteria for the Tufts chapter are:
- You must have a declared major in Psychology, Clinical
Psychology, Biopsychology, Engineering Psychology, or Cognitive
and Brain Sciences.
- You must be at least a second-semester sophomore
- You need to have completed at least 3 courses in psychology
at Tufts and have a Psychology GPA of at least 3.50.
- You must have an overall GPA that is in the top 35%
of your class. This is currently approximately 3.60, but varies
from semester to semester and tends to be a little higher in
How Do I Apply for Membership?
If you would like to be considered for membership
in Psi Chi, please complete the
application form, which
is also available in the Psychology Department lobby. Return
the completed form to the mailbox of Professor DeBold in the
Psychology Department by October 15 for Fall semester induction, and
February 15 for Spring semester induction.
In addition, you must also complete the application form on
Psi Chi website.
Questions? Email one of our faculty advisors: Professor Joe DeBold
or Professor Alex Queen.