PSI CHI – The National Honor Society in Psychology

  • What is Psi Chi?:    Psi Chi is an honor society for outstanding psychology majors. Membership to Psi Chi is based Psychology GPA and overall GPA.
  • Purpose and Mission of Psi Chi: Psi Chi seeks to honor academic achievement in psychology as well as promote creativity that furthers the field. Members are encouraged to conduct undergraduate research and take advantage of the many opportunities available to psychology majors at the University of Kentucky (PSY 395, PSY 399, PSY 495/496, PSY 499).
  • Benefits of membership: Psi Chi members have the opportunity to earn research funding, scholarships, and become a published author. More information on these great opportunities may be found on the official Psi Chi website listed above.
  • Becoming a member: Fall 2015 requirements:
    3.2 overall GPA
    3.0 Psychology GPA
    Must be at least a second semester sophomore
  • To request an application to join Psi Chi, please contact the Psi Chi Faculty Advisor, Dr. Steven Arthur at  Dr. Arthur's office can be found in Kastle Hall (Room 201).

UK Chapter of Psi Chi

Founded in 1961 the UK chapter is in place to produce well-educated, ethical and socially responsible members committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.


President: Kyle Surace
Vice President: Elizabeth Fox
Secretary: Elaisy Gonzalez
Treasurer: Jonathon Berry

Some Chapter Activities Include:

Monthly chapter meetings with guest speakers on topics such as:
The GRE, getting into graduate school, career areas;Membership drive each fall and spring semesters;

Movie night; Service projects; Fundraisers for chapter;
Social gatherings

SPUR: Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research

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