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Psychology Club

What is the Psychology Club?

The NAU Psychology Club welcomes students from all disciplines and backgrounds who are interested in psychological issues. In conjunction with the NAU chapter of Psi Chi, the Psychology Club sponsors a variety of events including speakers on a wide range of topics, activities and field trips, culminating in the annual Arizona Undergraduate Research Convention. Psychology club is an academic organization whose members are mostly psychology majors or minors (however, membership is open to all members).

The club prides itself on being very active. Each year, we hold several fundraisers to support club activities. We co-sponsor seminars and workshops for students. We also participate in community service (for example, this year we plan on working with Habitat for Humanity). Each year we organize and partially sponsor trips to major regional and collegiate conferences, allowing our members the opportunity to attend professional presentations, socialize with others in the field, and to get to know other students and professors, away from the school setting. Finally, we take charge of the social activities within the undergraduate psychology department. We sponsor the annual Christmas party, the spring picnic, movie nights and more. So if you are on campus, be sure to check out the Psych Club!

How do I Join?

If you are interested in becoming a Psychology Club member, or would like to find out more about what the Psychology Club is about please, drop us a line or show up at our meetings! There is a simple application to join and you will receive a membership certificate at one of our induction ceremonies, which are held every semester. There is a one-time fee of $15 to join and this fee includes all the benefits of membership and a Psi Chi/Psychology Club t-shirt. Please contact psichi@nau.edu.

What are the Goals of the Psychology Club?

To provide opportunities for students to enhance understanding and appreciation of psychology through a variety of social and educational activities.

1. Student Interaction:
Dinners, thought-provoking movies, holiday party, branching out with other schools and organizations.

2. Interaction with Professors:
Meeting your professors, knowing their research and interests, discussing different types of fields and class, discussions before events, grad school and career guidance.

3. Discovering Information about Different Fields and Graduate Schools:
Possible topics: Hypno-Therapy, Physiological Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Clinical Psychology; having past graduates come back and speak; finding out about Internships - people who have them, Career Services, Professors (SEE 2007-2008 SCHEDULE)

4. HAVE FUN!!!

As a Psychology Club Member, you will be able to take part in many, many events such as:
0. Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology)
0. Psi Chi Christmas Party & Spring Fling
0. Arizona Undergraduate Research Convention
0. Mock GRE
0. Career Guidance
And MUCH MUCH MORE!!!!!!!!!!

Membership Guidelines

There are no academic or major requirements. All you need to be is an NAU Student and have an interest in Psychology!

There is an application that you must fill out, but it is more for our records, than anything else. There is also a one-time membership fee of $15 which pays for your initiation and psychology club t-shirt.
Psych Club Member Info Form.doc



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