Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. This basic and applied science includes the study of thought, action, and emotion. Psychologists study how people influence and interact with one another, how they develop, and the role that biological mechanisms play in psychological processes.


The Psychology Department is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Study Abroad

Click here to find information on the Psychology Department's Study Abroad Program.

Psychology Research Colloquium

The Psychology Research Colloquium organizes a series of  presentations of research in psychological science.

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Registration Help

Registration Help for Psychology Courses - Help for common registration questions and issues (prerequisite override, closed class, PSY 399/499 Independent Studies)

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Click here to learn more about the Psychology 490 Practicum.


Psychology classroom

School Psychology

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Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience

Poster presented at Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience (mGluRs) at the Ohio State University and the West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Conference (WMRUGS) at Van Andel Institute.

I Am Grand Valley

I am Grand Valley Reception, January 25, 2017

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