Psi Chi at Northeastern Illinois University
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The induction of new members for Fall '03 will
take place Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 1:40 in S 311. Both old and new members
are invited to attend.
What is Psi Chi?
Psi Chi is the national honor society for Psychology, founded in 1929 for
the purposes 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 (APA) and the American Psychological
To achieve it's goals, the national organization holds national and
regional conventions in conjunction with the psychological associations,
research award competitions, and certificate recognition programs. The
Society also publishes a quarterly magazine, Eye on Psi Chi, which is provided
to each active member. Members are also eligible to submit manuscripts
from independent research projects to be published in the society's Journal
of Undergraduate Research.
You can join through NEIU, and once you join you're a member for life.
A new membership drive will take place this semester.
Psi Chi meets, along with the Psychology club, every other Thursday.
For more information, contact the Psi Chi faculty advisor, Dr. Linda
Rueckert (ext. 2585).
Who is eligible?
You don't have to be a Psych. major, but you do have to meet the following
Have at least 3 semesters.
Have an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher.
Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in Psychology.
How do I join?
Obtain an application, either at the first meeting (Sept. 18), or from
Dr. Rueckert (S 307C) or by clicking here.
Fill out and return the application by Sept. 25.
If you qualify, you will be sent an official Invitation to Membership
Return the filled-out invitation, along with a $35 check made out to "Northeastern
Illinois University Psi Chi", to Dr. Rueckert by Oct. 9.
In about 3 weeks, Dr. Rueckert will receive the membership certificates
and cards. These will be given out at the induction ceremony.
Schedule of Meetings for Fall 2003
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at 1:40 p.m. in S 311.