Welcome to Psi Chi

Mission Statement: Recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of psychology.

Purpose Statement: Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Current Officers:


Dr. James Jakubow (Faculty Advisor)
Email: jjakubow@fau.edu


Samantha Gott (President)
Email: sgott2016@fau.edu


Allen Chaika (Vice President)
Email: allenchaika@gmail.com


Joshua Conniff (Treasurer)
Email: jconniff@fau.edu


Requirements for Membership


  • be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature
  • have completed at least 3 semesters or the equivalent of full-time college coursework
  • have completed at least 9 semester credit hours or the equivalent of psychology courses
  • have earned a cumulative GPA that is in the top 35% of their class (sophomore, junior, or senior) compared to their classmates across the entire university or the college that houses psychology (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale).
  • have a minimum 3.0 GPA average for a psychology course


  • be accepted into and enrolled in psychology or closely related graduate program
  • have completed at least 9 semester credit hours of graduate psychology courses in that program
  • have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in all graduate courses including psychology courses
  • meet their graduate program's requirements (e.g., if specific courses require an A or B, students must meet those requirements even if their cumulative GPA is above 3.0)

If you are interested in joining Psi Chi, please email Dr. Jakubow with your intention to apply: jjakubow@fau.edu

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