Department of Psychology at Illinois State University

Graduate Programs

Ice Cream Social

Sunday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Join the Diversity Task Force for an ice cream social (i.e., frozen yogurt)at Cherry Berry, 503 South Main Street, Normal, Ill. Come celebrate the everything you have accomplished and the end of the spring semester.

May Graduation

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Redbird Arena

Advance Registration

Registration for summer 2014 will close on Monday, May 12.
summer 2014 psychology courses

Registration for fall 2014 will close on Friday, May 2.
fall 2014 psychology courses

Graduation Deadlines

If you are planning on graduating at the end of the spring or summer semester, be sure you satisfy all of the Graduate School's deadlines for filing a graduation application, thesis or dissertation right to defend deposit, and thesis or dissertation oral defense date. See the Graduate School's list of Deadlines.

Important Deadlines for May Graduation:
January 15, 2014 — Degree Audit
January 15, 2014 — Application for Completion of Degree
January 22, 2014 — Proposal Approval Form
March 17, 2014 — Dissertation Right to Defend
April 3, 2014 — Last day to defend dissertation
April 4, 2014 — Deposit dissertation in ProQuest (by 2:00 p.m.)
April 14, 2014 — Thesis Right to Defend
May 1, 2014 — Last day to defend thesis
May 2, 2014 — Deposit thesis in ProQuest (by 2:00 p.m.)


Congratulations to the following students:

  • Audrey J. Grupe Fellowship in School Psychology (2013)
    Amanda Rohan, specialist student, School Psychology
    Katelyn G. Probst, specialist student, School Psychology
  • Ora Bretall Scholarship (2013)
    Christine LeFever, doctoral student, School Psychology
  • Charter Department Graduate Student of Excellence (2013)
    Shane Boyd, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
  • Graduate School's Dissertation Award (2014-16)
    Brea Banks, Emily Gnaedinger, and Thomas Mulderink, all doctoral students, School Psychology
  • Illinois State's Foundation Fellowship (2013)
    Justin Douglas, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology Program
    (Katrin) Ellen Klieme, master's student, Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology
    David Wolfe, master's student, Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology
    Outstanding Psychology Graduate Assistants (2013)
    F. Andrew Eichler, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
  • University Club Scholarship Award (2013)
    Brea Bank, doctoral student, School Psychology
    Lynda Hernandez-Dempsey, doctoral student, School Psychology


2013 Department Awards
2013 Graduate Research Symposium