Psychology Student Organizations

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. By joining Psi Chi you will be able to: meet other psychology majors, establish contacts with faculty, learn about research and scholarship opportunities that are available only to members, and participate in community service activities.

For more information about Psi Chi, visit https://uclapsichi.weebly.com/, or join the UCLA Psi Chi Facebook page.

Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology (URJP)

The Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology at UCLA (URJP) is an online journal published by students interested in cross-disciplinary psychological research. The journal is published annually at the end of Spring quarter. It is a collaborative effort between students at UCLA and neighboring universities and features research in psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, cognitive science, and other psychology-related fields. Group members work closely with graduate students, faculty, and other research mentors to design, edit, and critique the submitted research papers.

Students that are passionate about research and psychology are encouraged to submit their research papers to URJP.

For more information about the URJP, please email: psychjournal.ucla@gmail.com or join the URJP Facebook page.

The Undergraduate Psychology Society at UCLA (TUPS)

The Undergraduate Psychology Society at UCLA (TUPS) is an organization for students passionate about the practical uses and aspects of the topics in Psychology, regardless of major. The mission of the organization is to help its members prepare for the professional world, post-college, through an exploration of ideas that encourage real-world applications of their interest in Psychology. 

  • We want to help all students find their passion for psychology through interactive discussions and activities surrounding important topics in our society.
  • We will provide a more in-depth understanding of psychology topics and how you can benefit from this knowledge in your personal, academic, and professional life.
  • We strive to establish a strong connection between our leaders and our members so that we can grow our knowledge and passion for psychology together.
  • We are students who want to create a diverse and inclusive community that shares the field of psychology with all who can benefit, regardless of major.

For any questions, please reach out to us at tupsbruins@ucla.edu, join our discord server at [https://discord.gg/KGDUNKT34E], or follow us at tupsbruins on Instagram! Feel free to visit our website for more context about the club and how to apply. If you would like to stay up to date about what’s to come at TUPS, join our mailing list through the website (https://tupsbruins.wixsite.com/site)!    

BruinSynaptoGenesis

BruinSynaptoGenesis (BSG) is the first and only networking and career development club at UCLA that aims to build networks between Psychology students (and all related departmental majors) and professionals in all possible sectors the respective degree can be applied to. This includes, but is not limited to, collaborations with the fields of Tech, Law, Business, Non-Profit, Entertainment, Education, Clinical Psychology, and Public Health.

Our mission is to help our members learn where and how to use their degrees post-graduation and provide them with the skillset and network to follow a career path that combines their studies with their interests. We do so by hosting workshops, speaker events, and career networking fairs.

For more information on our student organization and how to apply, feel free to: