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Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the field of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Membership in Psi Chi is open to students who are pursuing either a major or a minor in Psychology and have completed at least 9 (nine) course credit hours in Psychology here at FIU. Students must be in the top 35% of their class based on class rankings OR have a minimum GPA of 3.0, whichever is higher. (Please note that the top 35% cutoff for seniors is usually higher than that for sophomores and juniors.) For Spring 2018 semester, the cutoff GPA for seniors is 3.34.

The steps to membership are as follows:

1. Complete a new-member application on

2. Make an appointment with the faculty advisor to have your transcripts reviewed and pay the one-time membership fee of $75 (in cash or check).

Psi Chi Office: DM 280

President Name: Betssy Rodriguez-Ramos
President Email:
President Office Hours: TBD

Vice President Name: Dayana Fernandez
Vice President Email:
Vice President Office Hours: TBD

Treasurer Name: Michelle Chang
Treasurer Email:
Treasurer Office Hours: TBD

Secretary Name: Sophia Gutierrez
Secretary Email:
Secretary Office Hours: TBD

Membership Chair: Yamillie Fernandez
Membership Chair Email:
Membership Chair Office Hours: TBD

Social Media Chair Name: Paulina Nunez
Social Media Chair Email:
Social Media Chair Office Hours: TBD

Historian Name: Elena Tost
Historian Email:
Historian Office Hours: TBD

Chapter Advisor: Dr. Maria Shpurik
Office: DM 281A    E-mail:
Advisor's Office Hours: Thursdays 4-6 p.m., Fridays 1.30-2.30 p.m.

Instagram: fiu.psichi

Facebook: /PsiChiFIU

Twitter: @fiu_psichi

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Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose is 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.

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.


Honor Societies

President Name

Betssy Rodriguez

President Email
Treasurer Name

Karina Guerra-Guzman

Treasurer Email
Advisor Name

Dr. Maria Shpurik

Advisor Email