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.

Students and advisors work collaboratively, as partners, throughout the process of accomplishing students’ personal, academic and career goals. Psychology undergraduate students are encouraged to connect with their assigned Academic Success Coordinator as needed through emails and appointments. All psychology students can meet with any advisor during drop-ins.

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As a student your responsibilities are to: track your progress towards graduation by checking your DARS (degree progress audit) regularly, complete your degree, proactively seek assistance from advisors after attempting to obtain the information on your own first (through DARS, Canvas, general catalog, website, Psychology social media, and the CSU website), remain up-to-date with Psychology curriculum information, and interact with faculty.

Advising Staff

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

Cassidy McLaren

Manager of Undergraduate Advising

Tracy Richards

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs

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Rosa Loeza

Academic Success Coordinator

Gussie Millar

Academic Success Coordinator

Julia Chavarria

Academic Success Coordinator

Ryan Tauber

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 the Summer 2024, to change (or explore the option of changing) your major to Psychology, you must schedule a Psychology Major Information Session with an advisor by calling 970-491-3799. Attending this session is required to make the switch. All questions will be answered during the session and the advisor will give you course recommendations and advising code. Advisors will not be available to meet with you prior to this session, but you are encouraged to review Psychology requirements here ahead of time: CSU Catalog.

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.

Repeat Repair, formerly Repeat Delete, allows undergraduate students to repeat a course and have the grade entered the first time the course was taken removed from their GPA calculation. For the most up-to-date information on this policy, visit the Office of the Registrar’s website. Consider discussing with your advisor specifics related to the Repeat Repair 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.