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Association of Black Psychologists Student Circle

Advisor: Dr. Kevin Cokley (Department of Educational Psychology)
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The Association of Black Psychologists is an academically oriented organization whose purpose is to motivate academic, professional, and personal growth of students pursuing fields in the social sciences — Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, Human Development and Family Sciences, etc.

Meeting Info: Every other Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in UTC 4.132

ABPSY Student Circle website

Multicultural Psychology Club

Advisor: Dr. Manuel Ramirez III

MPC's goal is to provide a physical and psychological environment for multicultural students at the University of Texas that reflect the ideals of respect for mental health, dignity, and human and civil rights.

Psi Chi

Faculty Advisor: Ann Repp, PhD
Staff Advisor:Joel Mendolusky mendolusky@utexas.eduPsi Chi email:

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology founded in 1929 for "the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, maintaining scholarship in, and advancing the science of Psychology." The international Psi Chi lifetime membership fee is $55. There is also a one-time local fee of $25. Membership is open to Psychology majors who meet the following criteria: a Psychology major with a least 36 hours of college work completed, an overall GPA at UT of 3.0, a 3.5 GPA in Psychology courses at UT, and at least 9 hours Psychology at UT (not including PSY 357).

More information on Psi Chi
Psi Chi Chapter at The University of Texas at Austin
National Psi Chi website

Texas Student Psychological Association

Advisor: Joel Mendolusky
TSPA email:

TSPA is an educational, departmental, social, and professional organization for anyone interested in psychology. Meetings are held every other Monday from 6pm to 7pm in SEA 4.244 (unless otherwise noted). Membership requirements include paying dues and earning points from attending meetings, social events, and participating in volunteering opportunities. Check out the website below for all TSPA information.

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Women in Psychology

Advisor: Jay Brown
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To establish a platform for discussion abovt multicultural and women's issues in psychology. To provide an opportunity for students to interact with professionals from the mental health community who focus on multicultural and women's issues like feminist therapy or multicultural sensitivity. These professionals would include those employed outside of the university, as well as university faculty and staff. To make students aware of volunteer and job opportunities in psychology and related fields in the Austin area.

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