Psi Chi Honor Society

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 with over 400 chapters at accredited colleges and universities across the nation. Psi Chi’s purposes are to encourage, stimulate, and maintain scholarship of members and to advance the science of psychology.  The minimum qualifications for membership in Hartwick's Psi Chi Chapter include: 3.50 psychology GPA, 3.25 cumulative GPA, and 12 completed Hartwick Psychology credits. Sample activities from Hartwick’s chapter include:

  • Attendance and presentations at regional and national psychological conferences. Recent Eastern Psychological Association meetings were attended in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Providence, NYC, and Boston.
  • Sponsoring of guest speakers; recent presentation topics include mental health, women’s policies, environmental psychology, dreams, holistic health, nutrition, testing, college roommates, etc.
  • Tutoring students enrolled in all psychology courses – a great opportunity to test and fine-tune one’s own knowledge and skills.
  • Admissions recruitment activities (e.g., majors' fair, telethons, visitation days, etc.)