Apply to Psi Chi

Getting Started

  1. The best way to begin is by attending a General Meeting (see "HOME" for details)

    1. Meetings consist of informational sessions related to topics in research, graduate schools, test prep! We regularly invite guest speakers from various campus organizations, graduate schools & graduate student speakers to meet with our members.

  2. Stay in touch with us on Facebook & subscribe to our mailing list (see "HOME" for details)

  3. See the STEPS TO JOIN UCR PSI CHI below


  1. Look over Chapter Membership Requirements (see below)​

  2. Fill out the online National Psi Chi Application here

  3. Join us on HighlanderLink here

  4. Fill out our Local Chapter Application here

  5. Wait 2-3 weeks for processing

  6. Respond to the email sent by National Psi Chi HQ that will include your Member Fee Payment Link*

    1. ​$60.00 ($55.00 lifetime member fee plus $5 credit card processing fee)

  7. Pay the $10 Chapter Fee

*Note: No Certificates are included with this option. After payment is submitted, you will be automatically emailed a 50% off Discount Code to use when ordering an Official Membership Certificate from the Psi Chi Store ($5.00 plus shipping, and you have the option to ship it to your home address). After payment has been processed, you will be sent your “Welcome New Member” email that will include the Member ID # and your account login. *

Chapter Membership Requirements

  1. Major or minor in Psychology (or similar fields)

  2. Completed a total of 14 Psychology units taken at UCR 

    1. If you haven’t yet, you can still be an unofficial member and earn membership points

    2. *Transfer students must complete this requirement, transfer classes do not count

  3. Completed a total of 54 UCR units (breadth and PSYC classes counted)

    1. Transfer student must have completed a total of 18 units at UCR​

  4. Have an Overall GPA of 3.3 or higher and a PSYC GPA of 3.0 or higher​