Roosevelt University in Chicago, Schaumburg and Online - Logo

Psychology Department

The Roosevelt University Department of Psychology offers undergraduate and graduate programs targeted to meet the needs of today's complex society.  As a prominent Chicago psychology school with campuses downtown Chicago, in Schaumburg, and online, Roosevelt offers a strong and balanced curriculum.

Department Offices

Chicago Campus
Psychology Main Office location:

Gage Building
18 South Michigan Avenue, Suite GB400
Chicago, IL

Phone:  312-341-3760
Fax:  312-341-6362

Mailing address:

Roosevelt University, Department of Psychology
430 South Michigan Avenue, Suite GB400
Chicago, IL  60605-1394

Department Chair: James Choca, GB400-D
Phone:  312-341-6380

Schaumburg Campus

1400 N. Roosevelt Boulevard
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4377 

Psychology Department News

Degree and Research Partnership Program between Roosevelt University and Harper College

The Psychology Department of Harper College ( has recently partnered with Roosevelt University to create multiple options for students to earn their Bachelor or Master of Arts degree and optionally participate in psychological research. Check out for more information.

PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

The PhD Program in Industrial Organizational Psychology received the final approval from the Higher Learning Commission and has accepted five outstanding students to start on this program in the Fall.

PsyD Student Success

From Lynn Weiner, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences:

I am happy to announce a 100% placement rate for our 15 doctoral internship applicants - and the national rate is only 71%. Our students have won internships at sites ranging from Children's Hospital in Kansas City and the VA Center in White River Junction, Vermont, to Advocate Family Care in Oak Lawn and the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Additionally, PsyD student Maggie Swanson (whose internship will be with the Miami VA) took the first place ribbon for her poster on personality scales at the national meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment earlier this month.

Kudos to Professors Cami McBrideCatherine Campbell, Jim Choca, and the rest of the psychology faculty who have done such a stellar job building our doctoral program.

KimDienesclassPsychology students conduct research on stress

Although stress is a familiar and frequent occurrence in everyone’s life, why is that some people seem to deal with high levels of stress with composure, while others struggle with daily hassles that most take for granted? That question is being investigated at Roosevelt University by students studying with Kimberly Dienes, an assistant professor of psychology and a licensed clinical psychologist. Read the full article


Opportunities for Students and Alumni

Part-Time Grant Director sought at JJC

Apr 01, 2014

My name is Margot Underwood and I am writing this as an appreciative alumni of Joliet Junior College. I am happy to be co-chair of a Department of Justice grant from the Office of Violence Against Woman. We are hiring a part-time grant director requiring a bachelor degree. Interested applicants can apply on the JJC […]

Two opening for Psychologists at Carter Psychology Center in Florida

Mar 19, 2014

Two Openings for Psychologists on Gulf Coast of Florida. Our well established, well respected group psychology practice continues to grow with openings for: 1) A general practitioner; and 2) An Eating Disorders Specialist. Carter Psychology Center is a nine doctor group providing general and specialty care. Our doctors are successful, ambitious, self-motivated professionals who earn […]

Illinois Primary Health Care Association recruiting for CHC opportunities

Mar 19, 2014

The Illinois Primary Health Care Association is currently recruiting for opportunities available in urban and rural community health centers throughout Illinois. Our Federally Qualified Health Centers provide comprehensive health care services to diverse, medically underserved populations and can give you the satisfaction that comes from helping those who need you most. Competitive compensation, great benefits, […]

Caron Treatment Centers seeks Licensed Psychologist

Mar 19, 2014

Caron Treatment Centers, internationally recognized for excellence in addiction treatment utilizing a 12 step based program, is seeking the following: Licensed Psychologist Responsibilities include conducting psychological evaluations, participating as a member of the treatment team, counseling patients and conducting in-service training as needed. Psy.D., Ph.D., Ed. D. or Masters Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology […]

The information contained within this section is provided solely as a service to our students/alumni. The Department of Psychology at Roosevelt University is not responsible for the veracity or accuracy of its contents.

Click here to see all posts