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Declaring the Major

Declaring the Minor

Declaring the Major

  1. Select a potential Faculty Advisor. Only faculty members with appointments in Psychology are eligible (this does not include courtesy appointments). Make a selection from the list of active faculty. When choosing your advisor:

  2. If you still need help choosing an advisor, we encourage you to visit the Student Services Office in Bldg 420 on the Main Quad, Room 100 to talk to staff and/or PsychConnect peer advisors.

  3. Contact your potential faculty advisor to set up an appointment. If the faculty advisor is unavailable, you can revisit the list and contact another potential advisor.

  4. Fill out the Major Declaration Form prior to meeting with your potential advisor, and be sure to bring that form with you! This meeting typically consists of reviewing what you have written on your declaration form, as well as a discussion of your academic and career goals.

  5. Once you have met with your Faculty Advisor and your declaration form has been signed, submit it to the Student Services Office (or email to and declare the Psychology major on Axess. 

Declaring the Minor

All Psychology minor declarations must be submitted no later than the graduation application deadline in Spring Quarter.

  1. Declare the Psychology minor on AXESS. 

  2. Fill out the Minor Declaration Form and submit it to the Psychology Student Services Office in Bldg 420 on the Main Quad, Room 100 (or email to

  3. In addition to declaring the minor, students must complete the Major-Minor Course Approval Form prior to graduation, which is handled through the Registrar's Office.