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Psi Beta Psychology Honor Society Registration Day and Club Info Session

September 27 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Come Join Us!
Location: Technology Center, Room 8171

What is Psi Beta?

Psi Beta is the national honor society in psychology for community colleges. Psi Beta’s mission is to encourage professional development and psychological literacy of all students at two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. The society functions as an association of chapters operated by Psi Beta students and faculty advisors, coordinated by a national office. Psi Beta participates with Psi Chi, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, APA’s Committee on Baccalaureate and Associate Education (CABE), and other psychological organizations at APA, APS, and regional psychology conventions. Membership is offered through the Psi Beta chapter at your college.

What are the benefits?

  • Psi Beta provides a means of national recognition of excellence by providing the following benefits:
    • Members are eligible to participate in Psi Beta’s exciting community service and national research projects.
    • Memberships may be used as an education and career reference throughout your lifetime – we will always verify your membership on your behalf.
    • Eligibility for a variety of national award competitions, all announced via the web site.
    • Minority students are eligible to apply for Psi Beta’s mentoring leadership programs.
  • Psi Beta offers the experience of operating a chapter and provides opportunities to:
    • Acquire leadership skills
    • Interact with faculty outside the classroom
    • Learn more about the professional and educational choices available in psychology
    • Meet outstanding professional psychologists
    • Participate in community service
    • Meet peers with similar interests
  • Psi Beta membership contributes to student confidence and self worth.
  • Psi Beta offers the opportunity to participate in national, regional, and local psychological association programs, including paper and poster presentations.
  • Psi Beta student members are eligible for Psi Beta scholarships and for student affiliate membership in APA and APS.
  • Psi Beta membership meets one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous occupations in the Federal Service.

What does it take to become a member?

Membership is obtained through your local Psi Beta chapter and is open to students who:

  1. Are enrolled at an accredited two-year college (or a university that grants associate degrees) with an active Psi Beta chapter.
  2. Rank in the top 35% or have an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher, and have at least a “B” average in psychology coursework (local chapters may set higher standards).
  3. Have completed at least one college psychology course with a grade of “B” or higher.
  4. Have demonstrated a genuine interest in psychology and high standards of personal behavior and integrity.
  5. Have been approved by the chapter and received an invitation to membership.
  6. Have filed a membership registration card or an electronic form accepting Psi Beta’s bylaws and policies.
  7. Have paid the once-in-a-lifetime Psi Beta national registration fee ($50) and local chapter fee if applicable.


Contact Peter Marino, 845-574-4134, [email protected].


September 27
12:30 pm EDT
Event Category:


General Campus Life
In Person
Main Campus, Suffern