Applications for membership will be open November 7th-18th! There are many advantages to becoming a member of Psi Chi, including: international recognition, opportunities for awards/grants and life-time membership. For instructions and eligibility, please see the Apply tab.
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A bachelor's degree is usually not the end of the road for psychology students. If you're thinking about graduate school and have questions about the application process or what it takes be a strong candidate, then come join us for a Graduate school workshop. Dr. Gard has reviewed many applications for the past ten years and has agreed to come speak and answer your questions. The event will be on October 27th 12:30-2:00pm in the library room 244. Hope to see you there!
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Are you interested in becoming more involved with Psi Chi (International Honor Society in Psychology) and the Psychology department here on campus? Becoming a board member is a great way to build your leadership and networking skills, develop professional experience, as well as connect to your department and fellow peers, faculty, and staff!
We are now accepting inquiries for our 2016-17 election for the following positions: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Public Relations, Social Subcommittee Chairs, Fundraising Subcommittee Chairs, Community Service Subcommittee Chairs, and Publicity Subcommittee Chairs.
If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with:
your name and school year
You must be a Psi Chi member to run for any “Officer Position” whilst “Committee Positions” are open to all Psychology students.
Applications are due March 11th, 2016. Please send us your inquiries by 11:59 PM.
We will be holding the elections via online qualtrics system from March 11th , 2016. We will follow-up with a link for the voting process so please remember to check your emails.
All Officers must attend bi-weekly officer meetings and all scheduled body meetings. Subcommittee Chairs do not need to attend officer meetings but must attend body meetings.
President (one year term):
As President of Psi Chi, one is responsible for acting as the faculty lesion and coordinating the efforts of all other officers by holding officer meetings often. One must also create and follow agendas for all meetings. The President is the main liaison between Psi Chi and the faculty and is responsible for introducing themselves to the faculty including the department chair at the beginning of their term. Also, the Psi Chi President, in collaboration with the other officers, will set goals for the organization to accomplish for the academic year. The President is also responsible for ensuring that each event and assigned tasks are completed. The President is in charge of sending and responding to Psi Chi email for general purposes. In addition to this, the President is also responsible for planning and hosting at least one event per quarter. The President will work with the Vice-President to plan the graduation reception for the senior psychology majors as well.
Vice-President (one year term):
As Vice-President, one must attend officer meetings, head one event per quarter (reserve room if needed, buy food within designated budget, make blurbs for flyers that must be made by Publicist), advertise all events in classes, help other officers come up with ideas and support them in carrying them out. The Vice-President must maintain and monitor the record of Core Members. The Vice-President also collaborates with the President on ideas, events, and tasks, helps put together Inductions with a budget and presents new members their certificates with the President, and also brings ideas and input to improving Psi Chi.
Treasurer (one year term):
As Treasurer, one must lead the inductees and keep track of the expenditures. All finances will be recorded by the Treasurer in an account of checks and balances. The Treasurer must prepare a statement for each Officer Meeting to always have an updated balance for the Psi Chi Account as well as the record of recent financial activity. The Treasurer is responsible for setting the due date for the applications, as well as verifying all prospective applicant information. Once the information is verified, it is the Treasurer’s duty to send in the payments, applications, and registration cards to the national office and to enter the new members electronically. Other responsibilities of the Treasurer include keeping track of the funds for Psi Chi, which entails collecting receipts for each purchase from other officers and reimbursing them when needed. It is important to always keep track of how much money is in the bank account as well. Lastly, the Treasurer must plan one event per quarter.
Secretary (one year term):
The Secretary must attend all officer meetings and keep detailed minutes of what is discussed, including but not limited to, the agenda and the outcomes of past, current, and future business of Psi Chi. The Secretary must type the minutes immediately after each officer meeting and email them to each officer. In addition, the Secretary must keep record of attendance and requirements of members. The Secretary will collect Officer and Subcommittee Member proposals and compile the ballot for Elections each Winter Quarter and send it to the Publicity Officer to make copies of the ballots. The Secretary must plan at least one event per quarter and help in planning the senior graduation reception for psychology majors.
Public Relations (one year term):
The Public Relations Officer is responsible for advertising Psi Chi events (socials, panels, community service events, quarterly body meetings, and colloquiums). This includes making, printing copies of, and posting creative and attention-grabbing fliers and handouts around the Social Sciences buildings and bus stops. The Public Relations Officer is also responsible for updating Psi Chi’s website and Facebook page with event dates, links, research opportunities, and relevant information as well as the Psi Chi board. The Public Relations Officer must also maintain an archive of Psi Chi events and elected officers.
Social Subcommittee Chairs (two positions, one year term)
As a Social Subcommittee Chair, it is one’s responsibility to collaborate with the other chair and subcommittee members in organizing at least one social event per quarter.
Fundraising Subcommittee Chairs (two positions, one year term)
As a Fundraising Subcommittee Chair, it is one’s responsibility to collaborate with the other chair and subcommittee members in organizing at least one fundraising event per quarter.
Community Service Subcommittee Chairs (two positions, one year term)
As a Community Service Subcommittee Chair, it is one’s responsibility to collaborate with the other chair and subcommittee members in organizing at least one community service event per quarter.
Publicity Subcommittee Chair (two positions, one year term)
As a Publicity Subcommittee Chair, it is one’s responsibility to aid the Public Relations officer in managing the website, Facebook group, and advertising (creating flyers, classroom announcements, posting flyers). One must also take photographs at Psi Chi events, gatherings, and meetings.
Please join us
Wednesday, February 24th
at 2PM in EP207!
We will discuss 2016 officer and sub-committee positions then hold elections this coming March.
More information to come this Wednesday...
January 27th - February 12th
Psi Chi is now accepting membership applications through February 12th.
For instructions and eligibility, please see the Apply tab.
Welcome back and good luck, Gators!
October 5th - October 30th
Turn in the application, unofficial transcripts from every institution attended, and a $75 personal or cashier’s check (made payable to Psi Chi). All materials must be stapled or put in a folder together and turned into EP 301 by October 30th.
For requirements and more information click on the "Apply" tab.
We are pleased to announce our Psi Chi Officers of 2015-2016!
Erica Walker, President
Cristina Colindres, Treasurer/Public Relations
Hannah Lee, Secretary
Joseph Pham, Vice President
Our main goal this year is to build a community. We hope that we can get more people involved in order to create a memorable college experience through the only psychology club around campus.
We would love to hear all of your ideas, questions, and concerns. We cannot wait to meet you all!
Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
We will be holding an Open House at 2 PM on Friday, September 25th in room EP304.
We will provide more information on becoming a lifetime member, introduce our plans for the academic year, and to receive feedback on what you would like from Psi Chi as a psychology major/minor at SFSU. Our advisor, Dr. Howell, will also be in attendance to answer questions and provide support.
We will be providing food and beverages, so an RSVP would be helpful, but is not required to attend.
We hope to see you there!
Psi Chi now has a forum! Check it out!