Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well educated, ethical and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.

Psi Chi Club Applications: 

The deadline for Fall 2016 Psi Chi applications is 12 pm Monday, October 17th. Submit applications to Dr. Christy Teranishi Martinez's office (Madera 2723). Please do not submit the international and club fees until you are notified that you are formally accepted. 

Psi Chi Club Meetings Schedule

Every other Thursdays from 4:00-5:00pm in Madera Hall 2381:

  • Thursday, October 27th, 2016
  • Thursday, November 10th, 2016 

Psi Chi Events

  • Grad School Panel: Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Del Norte Hall 1500 at 6:00pm 
  • Induction Ceremony: Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6:00pm (Location TBA) 
  • Club Bonding: Movie Night (Date TBA)
  • Community Service - Food Share - Beach Clean up - and more! Dates TBA

Psi Chi Mission Statement

As the CSUCI Chapter of the International honor society for Psychology majors we aim to assist students in obtaining information related to graduate school, offer opportunities of research publication, and community service as well as take advantage of the awards and grants offered to PSI CHI members via the PSI CHI Society.

Psi Chi Undergraduate Eligibility

  • Registration for major or minor standing in psychology (or for a program psychological in nature)
  • Completion of 3 semesters or 5 quarters of the college course
  • Completion of 9 semester hours or 14 quarter hours of psychology courses
  • Ranking in the top 35% of one’s cohort for cumulative GPA. (For example, last year's cohorts had the following cumulative GPAs: Sophomores 3.30; Juniors 3.40; Seniors 3.50).

Application form

Please drop off completed application forms to Faculty Advisor Dr. Teranishi Martinez at Madera Hall, Room 2723.

Psi Chi Officers (2016-207)

TitleNameEmail Address
PresidentDeja Simondeja.simon063@myci.csuci.edu
Vice PresidentCaitlin Yarbrough caitlin.yarbrough629@myci.csuci.edu
SecretarySelena Lainezselena.lainez022@myci.csuci.edu
TreasurerYesenia Garciayesenia.garcia738@myci.csuci.edu
Director of EventsKaralee Clarkkaralee.clark066@myci.csuci.edu
Director of FundraisingZosimo Geluzzosimo.geluz904@myci.csuci.edu
Director of CommunicationLaura TougasNena.mcgath340@myci.csuci.edu

Faculty Advisor:

Christy Teranishi Martinez, Ph.D. 
Professor of Psychology
Faculty Director of Center for Multicultural Engagement
Madera Hall, Room 2723
Phone: 805-437-3311
christy.teranishi-martinez@csuci.edu
Faculty Bio

Additional Information

CI Website: psych.csuci.edu/students/psichi.htm
General Psi Chi Website: psichi.org
Contact us at our Psi Chi Email Address: psichi.ci@gmail.com