Department of Psychology at Illinois State University


Graduate Program



Course Registration Information


Fall registration will re-open on Monday, May 16 at 8:00 a.m. Fall classes will begin on Monday, August 22.


In order to register, log in to and the Student Services Center. You must clear all Holds and complete all To Do List items identified in the Student Service Center before you can register. The Financial Responsibility Agreement must be accepted each semester.


Registering for thesis or dissertation credit requires an override. Contact he department's Graduate Programs Office by email ( to request an override.


Graduation Deadlines

If you plan to graduate in December, you must satisfy all of the Graduate School's deadlines (i.e., submitting a Degree Audit, filing a graduation application, thesis or dissertation defense, etc.). See the complete list of deadlines on the Graduate School's Academics (Graduation and Commencement) website.

Important Deadlines for August 2016 Graduation:
May 19, 2016 — Degree Audit
May 19, 2016 — Application for Completion of Degree
May 19, 2016 — Proposal Approval Form
May 31, 2016 — Dissertation Right to Defend
June 6, 2016 — Thesis Right to Defend
June 17, 2016 — Last day to defend a dissertation
June 20 — Final deposit dissertation checklist materials in the Graduate School
July 1, 2016 — Last day to defend a thesis
July 5, 2016 — Final deposit thesis checklist materials in the Graduate School
August 5, 2016 — Degree Completion Date



Congratulations to the following students:

  • Ora Bretall Scholarship (2015)
    Leah Marks, doctoral student, School Psychology
  • Audrey J. Grupe Fellowship in School Psychology (2015)
    Jennifer Hilger, specialist student, School School Psychology
    Allyson Satterlee, 2nd year specialist student, School Psychology
  • Charter Department Graduate Student of Excellence Award (2015)
    Brea Banks, doctoral graduate, School Psychology
  • James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award (2015)
    Brian Day, master's graduate, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
  • Foundation Fellowship Award (2015)
    Margaret Christie, doctoral student, School Psychology
    Zachery Stillman, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
    Jacqueline Vermaat, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology
  • Donald F. McHenry Fellowship (2015)
    Diana Steakley-Freeman, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
    Outstanding Psychology Graduate Assistant (2015)
    Angela Conte, master's graduate, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences


See photographs on the department's Facebook page for the following events:

2015 Alumni Day
2015 Honors Colloquium and Awards Ceremony
2015 University Research Symposium