Department of Psychology Student Organizations

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club, the official campus organization for any student interested in Psychology, provides many opportunities for its members through social interaction, community service, and members learn about psychology through panel discussions and guest speakers.

The Psychology Club sponsors a variety of activities throughout the school year, including volunteering at local shelters and nursing homes, fundraising for charities, campus speakers, and fun movie nights.

Under the supervision of a Faculty Advisor, Psychology Club functions through the leadership of several student officer positions: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Mr. Psychology Club, and Miss Psychology Club. Officers must have completed at least one class in psychology.

Psi Chi National Honor Society

Psi Chi student officers attend the end-of-year dinner

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology. Our mission is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications.

As an international organization, Psi Chi contains over 500,000 members and membership is lifetime. Each year, Psi Chi engages in a number of activities such as community service projects, host seminars, and other undertakings aimed at advancing the organization's mission. The officer positions within Psi Chi at Hampton University are the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian and Mr. and Miss. Psi Chi.

The eligibility requirements for membership are:

  • Completion of 3 semesters of college courses
  • Completion of 9 semester hours of psychology courses
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Psychology GPA of 3.5 or higher