Student Organizations

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the international honor society for psychology. The requirements for membership in the Davidson College chapter are listed below.

Membership Requirements

If you meet the following requirements you are eligible to apply for membership.

  • Completion of at least three psychology courses
  • Declared psychology major (center majors may also qualify, please speak with the Psi Chi adviser)
  • Rank in the upper 35 percent of your class in general scholarship
  • Minimum psychology 3.0 grade point average

Psi Chi Members

  • Receive recognition for academic accomplishments
  • Are eligible to win awards based on their research
  • May apply for undergraduate research grants (typical range of $500-$750)

For more information about Psi Chi, visit the international organization's website. If you are eligible, Psi Chi officers will contact you via email to invite you to join. If you have any questions, you may contact Psi Chi faculty adviser Scott Tonidandel at

Most Psi Chi events are open to all psychology students, though the induction ceremonies in the fall and spring are restricted to Psi Chi members.