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Department of Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes.

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A major in psychology provides you with basic understandings appropriate for many entry-level positions in business, government, industry, and education.

What’s New in the Department:

Welcome to a new semester at UIS!  What’s New!

Faculty & Student Research:

See the latest faculty and student research presentations.

Graduate School Workshop:

Thinking about applying to graduate school in psychology in the future?  Getting your applications ready?  Regardless of what stage you are in, come to the Psychology Department Graduate School Workshop, Wednesday, Oct. 8th from 4 – 5:30pm in UHB 3145.  The information presented will help you learn what’s involved in applying.  Start out by reviewing the slides and handouts below.

Drs. Pressley, Reminger, and Miller’s workshop slides and handouts (pdf).

Award Winning Students:

Who earned what at the College’s 9th annual award ceremony.

Student Focus

PSYclubPsychology Club is open to all students at UIS. The mission of the club is to advance students’ professional development through research, fundraising, and volunteering with others on campus and in the community.  The next meeting is to be held on Tuesday, September 30th at noon in UHB 3118.  Many students in Psychology Club are also members of Psi Chi, an international honors society in psychology, as a result of their high academic achievements.  This awesome photo is from the now annual ‘Penny Wars’ pie in the face contest.  If you would like more information, contact Trenton Adams, the the Psychology Club President. E-mail: Mr. Adams.