Psi Chi offers an unparalleled commitment to excellence.

Sponsored by the American Psychological Association (APA), Psi Chi is the international honor society for undergraduate and graduate students in psychology. Membership in this prestigious society is highly coveted, and only students at the top of their class are invited to join. The privileges of membership include professional growth, meeting and interacting with leaders in the field and opportunities to present research at various APA meetings.

Application Process for Psi Chi

Find out how to apply for membership in Psi Chi. Please read the Psi Chi requirements and procedures before filling out the application. Submission deadline is noon on February 17.



You must be, at minimum, a second-semester sophomore in the top 35% of your class to be eligible for membership. The overall GPA cut-offs for application in Spring 2020 are as follows:

  • Sophomores: 3.653 GPA
  • Juniors: 3.664 GPA
  • Seniors: 3.707 GPA

Please refrain from applying if you do not meet these standards.


  • The requirements for graduate students vary by program and are as follows:
  • School Psychology:
    • 12-credit minimum
    • 3.8 GPA
  • Mental Health Counseling or General Psychology:
    • 12-credit minimum
    • 3.8 GPA
  • Doctoral Program or PsyD in School Psychology Program:
    • 4.0 GPA
    • Letter of recommendation from adviser

How to Apply

Undergraduate and Masters

  • Complete the Psi Chi Application. If additional space is needed, please attach a separate sheet to the application.
  • Also submit an ONLINE application via the International Psi Chi website by going to the following link and clicking on ‘Apply Now‘.
  • Please print out an unofficial transcript from Degree Audit found within eCampus.
  • Make a $90 check payable to Adelphi University. This amount covers your application fee, honor cord and chapter fees. In the event that you are not accepted, the check will be voided.
  • Place all application materials in an envelope with your name on it in the Blodgett 212 mailbox marked “Psi Chi”.

Elections take place at the end of each spring semester. If you are a Psi Chi member and are interested in applying for an officer position, please email Christina Marini, PhD indicating your interest and include a brief bio by May 1.

Psi Chi

Phone Number
Blodgett Hall 212E

Chapter Information

Psi Chi – Derner School of Psychology
Adelphi University
Blodgett Hall, Room 212
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530

Charter Number: 83
Date Chartered: November 17, 1950
Chapter Phone: 516.877.4809

Faculty Adviser

Christina Marini, PhD
Assistant Professor


Brianna Sahadeo

Christina Chodkowski
Vice President

Kristina Stumpp

Hannah Moran

Renee Palminteri
Social Media Chair

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Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

Phone Number
Hy Weinberg Center, 220

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