Ways to get involved

Toro Psych Club

Toro Psych Club

The Toro Psych Club promotes personal and professional growth through the education and discussion of psychological topics. The goal of the Toro Psych Club is to build a strong community by facilitating interaction between club members and faculty through events and activities related to the field of psychology. The Toro Psych Club provides resourceful information about graduate schools and career options, helps students learn about strategies for succeeding in these ends, and aims to increase the number of club members who apply to graduate schools or find employment after graduation.



Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology. It was established in 1929 with the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and to advance the science of psychology. Psi Chi is the largest honors society in psychology, there are more than 700,000 lifetime members and more than 1100 chapters. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). 


SPSS Training Club


The purpose of this organization is to assist students with the analytical program SPSS. Our aim it to help fellow students feel more familiar with the program and to aid the next generation of researchers in feeling more confident in their abilities. 

 For more information regarding student clubs, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/psychology/current-students/activities/




There are numerous opportunities for students to get involved in research on campus. Undergraduate and graduate CSUDH students who are interested in becoming a research assistant should contact faculty with labs. Students may earn up to 3 units of credit per semester for directed research through individual labs (PSY 498 for undergraduate, PSY 598 for graduate). Students are encouraged to present their work at the CSUDH’s annual Student Research Day. See also, the Psychology Research Guide at the CSUDH Library for information on relevant databases, formatting in APA style, and psychological measures, among other useful tools.

 For more information regarding student research, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/psychology/current-students/research/