Your advising team is available to meet with you and answer your questions. Current Psychology students please refer to the Psychology Canvas page for updated Drop-in hours, appointment scheduling, and advising information.

Psychology undergraduate students are encourages to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor each semester.  Students and advisors work collaboratively, as partners, throughout the process of accomplishing students’ personal, academic and career goals.

Advising Staff

If you have general questions about undergraduate Psychology advising, please contact

Cassidy McLaren

Lead Advisor

Tracy Richards

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs

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Samantha Sickbert

Academic Success Coordinator

Kelli Gupton

Academic Success Coordinator

Rosa Batko

Academic Success Coordinator

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Need to meet with an Advisor?

Call (970) 491-3799 for an appointment!

or visit the Psychology Advising Canvas page for links to schedule with your assigned advisor!

CSU Students Who Wish to Change Their Major to Psychology

During this session you will learn about the five concentrations in psychology. You will also learn how your current and past credits count towards the major and you will be given course recommendations for the next semester, should you choose to declare. There will be plenty of time for questions. We look forward to seeing you!

Benefits of Academic Advising

  • Assistance with interpreting the Psychology degree program requirements
  • Assistance selecting and registering for courses
  • Referrals to other resources on and off-campus
  • Assistance interpreting forms and policies

Registering for Classes

It is highly recommended that all psychology majors meet with an academic advisor to update check sheets and to make sure graduation requirements are being met. Students may register for classes by accessing  RamWeb. Students also can use RamWeb to check for your registration date, holds, etc.

Advising FAQ

No, Psychology does not offer a minor. However, the Psychology department offers a variety of courses available to non-majors, which may be used as elective credits.

Yes. If you are currently a Psychology student and would like to learn more about changing your major or adding Psychology as a double major, please attend one of our Psychology Major Information sessions (using the button above titled Signup for a Psychology Major Information Session). If you are already a Psychology major and want to add a second major in another department, contact that department to inquire about their process for adding a second major.

Yes, the general psychology major is fully available through CSU Online –  Information on this degree is available here.

The most current information about degree requirements can be found in the CSU Course Catalog.

The Repeat/Delete policy is a one-time per course grading option that may be used by undergraduate students who want to repeat a course. For the most up-to-date information on this policy, contact the Registrar’s Office ( Consider discussion with your advisor specifics related to the Repeat/Delete policy and whether or not it is a good option for your situation.

Yes. These requirements vary by concentration. The most up-to-date information is available through the CSU Course Catalog or by contacting your Academic Advisor.