Department of Psychology at Illinois State University


Graduate Program

18th Annual School Psychology Institute

Friday, April 24, 2015

See the Institute's website
9:00-12:30 p.m., Bowling and Billiards Center at the Bone Student Center
Heather Ringeisen, Ph.D.
"Connections between Child Maltreatment and Well-Being: Perspective from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being"
For this workshop, three NASP and ISBE continuing education credits are available. The workshop is free and open to local mental health professionals, but registration is required by Friday, April 17. Contact Dr. Mark Swerdlik by email to register for the workshop.

Download the Institute's flyer (PDF)


Research Colloquium presented by Dr. Ringeisen
"Understanding the Context of Long-Term Foster Care: Risks for Placement and Association with Child Well-Being"
2:00-3:00 p.m., 39 DeGarmo Hall
Download the Colloquium's flyer (PDF)

Graduation Deadlines

If you plan to graduate in May, 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 May 2015 Graduation:
January 16, 2015 — Degree Audit
January 16, 2015 — Application for Completion of Degree
January 20, 2015 — Proposal Approval Form
March 3, 2015 — Dissertation Right to Defend
March 23, 2015 — Thesis Right to Defend
March 20, 2015 — Last day to defend dissertation
March 23, 2015 — Deposit dissertation in ProQuest
April 3, 2015 — Last day to defend thesis
April 6, 2015 — Deposit thesis in ProQuest
Graduation for the College of Arts and Sciences is will be Friday, May 8 at 7 p.m.

Advance Registration for SUMMER and FALL

Registration for summer is available on

summer 2015 psychology course schedule

Registration for fall is available from April 8-May 1 on Go Illinois State

fall 2015 psychology course schedule

Registration Resource Guide website with training videos


Congratulations to the following students:

  • Audrey J. Grupe Fellowship in School Psychology (2014)
    Allyson Satterlee, specialist student, School Psychology
    Klaudia Pajor, specialist student, School Psychology
  • Charter Department Graduate Student of Excellence Award (2014)
    Alyssa Sondalle, doctoral student, School Psychology
  • James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award (2014)
    Mary Beth Ryan, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology
  • Foundation Fellowship Award (2014)
    Shannon Griffith, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology
    Hannah Jones, master's student, Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology
    Melissa Matheys, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
    Outstanding Psychology Graduate Assistant (2014)
    Nicole Moore, doctoral student, School Psychology


2014 Alumni Day
2014 University Research Symposium
2014 Honors Colloquium and Awards Ceremony