Weekly Opportunities - August 7, 2017

Welcome to Fall semester! Check out the information below to get you in the swing of things. Also look at the great opportunities included in the documents at the bottom of this page.


Psychology Welcome Event
Wednesday, September 6; 2-4 pm
Tolman Hall Breezeway

We would like to welcome all Psychology students to campus as we jump into the 2017-18 academic year.  Come join other intended and declared Psychology majors in the Tolman Hall Breezeway on Wednesday September 6 from 2-4 pm.  Have a bite to eat, meet some faculty members and connect with your colleagues. It’ll be a great chance to meet the staff and learn about different ways to get involved with the Psychology community. See you there!


Psychology Major Information Session
Tuesday, August 22; 1:30-3:30pm
5101 Tolman Hall

Are you interested in becoming a Psychology major?  Come to the Information Session on Tuesday August 22 from 1:30-3:30 pm to learn about the major requirements and make sure you’re on track with the necessary prerequisite coursework.  Learn about guaranteed admission to the major, research opportunities, upper division coursework and more.  You’ll also have a chance to meet some of the Psychology peer advisors as well as ask any questions you have.


Honors Thesis
Application due September 8

We will begin accepting applications for the Psychology honors thesis next week.  Students who are interested in pursuing an Honors thesis have until the third week of classes to submit the application and be able to add the class for free.  If you miss this deadline, you must submit the signed application by September 22 and will be charged an additional fee in order to add into the proper classes. 

Whether or not you have submitted the application and officially enrolled in the Psych H194A Honors Seminar, you should attend the first day of the Seminar lecture. 
Visit our Honors webpage for more information about completing an Honors thesis in Psychology.


Research Assistant Positions
Gain research experience in a faculty member's lab and receive Psych 199 credit!  Students can earn 1 unit of credit for every 3 hours per week that they work in a lab. Click here to view and download descriptions of research assistant opportunities with the Department of Psychology for the Fall.