Northern Illinois University

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology and our NIU chapter highly values educational accomplishments. If you meet the criteria listed below, download our application form.

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Requirements to join Psi Chi:

  Taken at least 9 credit hours within the Psychology Department
  Have an NIU GPA of 3.0 or higher
  Have an PSYC GPA of 3.2 or higher

Once you are accepted into Psi Chi, all new members are required fill out a registration card and pay dues which goes towards the cost of cords, stoles, and our dues to nationals to remain a chapter at NIU.

Members must pay dues each semester. New members pay a one-time fee of $75 and returning members pay a fee of $12 each semester.

Download Application Form                   Registration Card
Remaining in Good Standing:

In order to recieve your cords and stoles for graduation, each member must remain in good standing. To be in good standing, each member must abide by the following rules:

  Participate in at least 2 fundrasier events each semester
  Participate in at least 2 service events each semester
  Participate in one induction ceremony each year
  Miss no more than 2 meetings PER semester
  Turn in your dues/registration cards on time