Undergraduate Student Organizations

Undergraduate Psychology Organizations

PSI CHI

Mission Statement
The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.

Membership Information
Psi Chi is an international honor society that unites students who excel academically in the field of Psychology. The UCF chapter of Psi Chi holds regular meetings and provides students with various other opportunities to grow academically, professionally, and personally.

To become a member, you need to:

  • be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program (or a program psychological in nature)
  • have completed at least 3 semesters or equivalent of the college course
  • have completed at least 9 semester hours (or equivalent) of psychology courses
  • have earned an overall GPA that is in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale)
  • have a minimum 3.0 GPA in psychology courses
  • pay a one-time membership fee

Other requirements may be necessary depending on your local chapter’s rules.

Orlando Campus- Applicants must turn in application during office hours.

If you are interested in learning more about Psi Chi, visit the national website at http://www.psichi.org/.

To order graduation regalia, please visit the national website at http://www.psichi.org/.

Orlando Campus PSI CHI

Office Location:  PSY 323

Email
ucfpsichi@gmail.com

Facebook
Psi Chi at UCF

Website

http://sciences.ucf.edu/psychology/psichi/

Psychology Society

Psychology Society

Mission Statement
It is our intent and purpose to provide students with educational as well as entertaining activities within the realm of psychology. We aim to serve as a forum for students to discuss psychology, its related issues and how it affects student life. This organization also seeks to provide students with exposure and insight into the different areas of psychology, volunteer opportunities, graduate programs and prospective employment opportunities.

Membership Information
The Psychological Society provides an opportunity to network with other psychology majors, professors, and be active within the UCF community. Membership is open to all majors and students with an interest in Psychology.

  • Dues may be paid with cash, check, or money order.
  • Membership dues are $20 per semester. For students that register for both the Fall and Spring semester at once, the fee is $35.
  • Graduating seniors must attend at least 3 meetings during their graduating semester in order to receive a cord for graduation.

Office Location: PSY 323

Email
psychsociety.ucf@gmail.com

Facebook
Psych Society at UCF Main Campus

Website

sciences.ucf.edu/psychology/psychsociety

 

Multicultural Psychological Student Association

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Mission Statement
The primary mission of the Multicultural Psychological Student Association shall be to effectively serve and retain Multicultural students studying Psychology (and in related areas) at the University of Central Florida by holistically enhancing their academic experience through the following systems of support:

  1. Informational: provide and exchange basic information, but not limited to, the history, objectives, and activities of MPSA, University of Central Florida registered student organizations guidelines, activities of the university and psychology department, research and employment opportunities and other information that specifically addresses the interests of Multicultural psychology students.
  2. Academic: provide meaningful assistance and informal opportunities in research development and presentation. Gain knowledge about career opportunities and choices and the various fields of psychology.
  3. Social/Interpersonal: provide, outside the academic domain, social outlets for interpersonal contact, cultural bonding, and emotional support as they relate to Multicultural students’ transition to and experience in graduate school. Facilitate activities that provide the opportunity to network with other minority students, faculty, graduate students and advisors.
  4. Community Service: provide resources (e.g. intellectual, social, psychoeducational, emotional support) in an effort to give back to the Multicultural community and surrounding communities. Through this endeavor, we recognize our responsibility to and interconnectedness with the Multicultural community.

Office Location: PSY 323

Application Information

  • Dues can only be paid in cash at this time.
  • Dues are $12 per semester or $20 for both fall and spring membership.
  • The deadline for fall membership is November 18th.
  • For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/groups/mpsaucf