Student Organizations

Student Psychological Association (SPA)

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SPA is a student-run organization that provides skills and experience to undergraduate students interested in the study of psychology. Through volunteering, exposure to professional research and interaction with faculty, SPA gives its members a taste of what the study of psychology involves. Membership in the SPA is open to all majors (freshman through seniors). More information about SPA can be found on the bulletin board across from the first floor elevators in the Psychology building.

Psi Chi: International Honor Society in Psychology

Prospective Psi Chi members must have taken at least 9 credit hours worth of Psychology coursework at NIU and they must maintain at least an overall GPA of 3.0 and a Psychology GPA of 3.25. Meetings are held every other week and information about the schedule of upcoming events and meetings is posted on the Psi Chi bulletin board located in the lobby of the Psychology building.

Psi Chi's advisor is Katja Wiemer, who can be reached at