Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association and American Psychological Society. Psi Chi functions as a federation of chapters located at more than 875 senior colleges and universities in the USA. The Saint Leo Psi Chi Chapter was founded in 1997.

The National organization's requirements for membership are:

  1. Completion of at least 3 semesters of college.
  2. Completion of 9 semester hours of psychology courses.
  3. Registration for a major or minor in psychology.
  4. Undergraduate overall cumulative GPA of 3.00 and rank in upper 35% of their class (sophomore, junior or senior) in general scholarship. Upper 35% generally equates to a GPA of at least 3.7 or higher for Weekend & Evening Program students. Students also must have a 3.00 GPA in psychology courses.

For more information on the Saint Leo University Psi Chi Chapter, contact the Psi Chi Advisors, Dr. Tammy Zacchilli (campus students only) and Dr. Lara Ault (center and online students only).