Student Organizations

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the national 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 national organization's website at If you are eligible, you will be contacted by the Psi Chi officers and invited to join. If you have any questions, contact Psi Chi faculty adviser Prof. Scott Tonidandel for more information.

Most of our events are Psychology Club/Psi Chi events, although the induction ceremonies are specifically for Psi Chi members.