Psi Chi (ΨΧ) is the International Honor Society in Psychology, which was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Psi Chi is one of the largest honor societies in the United States, having more than 1,100 chapters. UNA’s chapter was established in 1987.

Membership Benefits

Psi Chi provides national academic recognition for academic excellence in psychology, an honor which can be noted on employment applications, vitae, and resumes. Also, as part of lifetime membership, members receive membership certificates and honor cords which can be worn at graduation. Please visit the Psi Chi Members Benefit page to learn more about the advantages of being accepted into Psi Chi.

Membership Requirements

  • Major or minor in Psychology
  • Completed a minimum of 9 credit hours in Psychology courses
  • Have a minimum of a 3.00 GPA in Psychology courses
  • Have a cumulative GPA that is in the top 35% of your class (i.e., sophomore, junior, or senior)

If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact one of the chapter co-advisors listed below.


Dr. Richard Hudiburg ( – Wesleyan Hall 205

Dr. Ryan Zayac ( – Wesleyan Hall 206

Officers: 2018-2019

Officers are elected at the first meeting in April during the Spring semester.

  • President – Chance Gray
  • Vice-President – Fallon Yates
  • Secretary – Shonna Browder
  • Treasurer – Andrew Hill

Related Links:

Psi Chi Homepage

Psi Chi Grants and Awards