Recent announcements from the DUS

Important Dates and Information for 2021-2022 registration

  • April 6-21         Early registration (surveys) for limited enrollment courses for 2021/2022
  • April 30             Notification of enrollment in limited enrollment courses for 2021/2022
  • May 3-June 4  Preregistration for fall 2021
  • August                Add/Drop period 

Early registration, preregistration and drop/add

Rising seniors should have received surveys for limited enrollment courses and for their senior requirment plan on April 6th.  Please contact with questions.

Rising sophomores and juniors should have received a survey for the limited enrollment Research Methods courses on April 6th.  Please contact with questions.

Important information for seniors

1. Degree Audit.
Please review your degree audit to be sure that you have or will meet all requirements for the psychology major.  If you see any issue, please meet with me during my extended office hours provided below.
2. Submitting Senior Essays.
Remember that you will need to submit your senior essay on Canvas. Instructions are below and can be found on the department website with example award winning senior essays and pointers on writing these:
For BA majors completing your senior essay in a senior seminar this term, please email the instructor’s name so we can be sure to  get your grades on time for graduating.   
3. If graduating December 2021 or May 2022 due to leave, etc.
Please email me if you will be enrolled in the fall and/or spring of 2021-2022 so that I can send you surveys for early registration  in limited enrollment courses (senior seminars, etc.) that are due by April 21. 
BJ Casey, PhD
Acting Psych DUS
Extended Advising Hours  passcode: 5083

April 2021
Monday        11:00am-1:00 pm  4/5,  4/12,  4/19 
Tuesday        9:30-11:30 am       4/6,  4/13,  4/20 
Wednesday   4:00-6:00 pm        4/7,  4/14 
Thursday       5:00-6:00 pm                4/15
Friday        10:00-11:00 am            4/16  
May 2021
Monday        10:00am-12:00 pm        5/10,  5/17, 5/24 
Tuesday        9:30-11:30 am       5/4,  5/11,  5/18
Wednesday  4:00-6:00 pm         5/5,  5/12,           5/26 
Thursday      5:00-6:00 pm         5/6,  5/13,           5/27
Friday           10:00-11:00 am     5/7,  5/14,           5/28
Ms. Andrea Chamba, Psychology Registrar

Advising hours are by appointment   

Important senior award opportunities

The psychology department has two senior essay prizes for graduating seniors. Details can be found here. However, psychology students are eligible for lots of undergraduate prizes. Click here for more details. I encourage you to discuss your essay adviser nominating you for these awards

Important award opportunities

I encourage you to apply for the John Addison Porter Prize and the Thero Rockwell Field Prize.  Students enrolled for a degree in any part of the current academic year are eligible.  A co-authored work is eligible for entry if it is the product of substantial independent scholarshipSeparate prizes are awarded to undergraduates and to graduate and professional students.  The deadline for entries from graduate and professional students is March 19.  The deadline for undergraduate students is May 7.  For full details of the prizes and submission processes, together with FAQs and lists of past winners, see:  


Important Advising Information for the Spring Semester

Dr.  BJ Casey will be acting DUS for the spring 2021 semester. 

Dr. BJ Casey:

Dr. Jutta Joormann
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Psychology (on leave spring 2021)

For any questions about the Psychology Major please email to set up a time to meet or join her in her zoom room: during her  office hours: Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 am  .


Important information for 2021-2022 Early and Preregistration

Professor BJ Casey 

passcode: 5083

Advising hours in April (do not make an appointent just join my zoom room)
Monday         11:00am-1:00 pm  4/5,   4/12,  4/19 
Tuesday         9:30-11:30 am         4/6,   4/13,  4/20 
Wednesday 4:00-6:00 pm         4/7,   4/14 
Thursday       5:00-6:00 pm         4/15
Friday              10:00-11:00 am      4/16
Advising hours in May (do not make an appointent just join my zoom room)
Monday          10:00am-12:00 pm  5/10,  5/17,  5/24 
Tuesday          9:30-11:30 am            5/4,     5/11,   5/18
Wednesday  4:00-6:00 pm            5/5,     5/12,   5/26 
Thursday        5:00-6:00 pm            5/6,     5/13,   5/27
Friday               10:00-11:00 am         5/7,     5/14,   5/28

Ms. Andrea Chamba, Psychology Registrar 

Advising hours are by appointment via email 

Important Dates and Information for 2021-2022 registration