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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

Personal Assistant Job Vacancy

Sep 03, 2014

Agile and Responsible Individual is needed to fill the Position of a Personal Assistant. Someone who can offer these services:   Job Duties: * Mail services (Receive my mails and drop them off at UPS) * Shop for Gifts * Sit for delivery at your home or pick items up at nearby post office at […]

Mid-America Psychological & Counseling Services, P.C. seeks clinicians

Sep 03, 2014

Mid-America Psychological & Counseling Services, P.C. Busy psychology practice, with multiple locations in Indiana and Illinois, has several openings available (Part time/Full time) for the following positions: Licensed Clinical Psychologist Licensed Eligible Psychologist Licensed Social Worker (LSW) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Post-Doctoral Trainees/PhD. (Licensed Clinical Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologists, Licensed Eligible Psychologist, & Licensed […]

APA Division 12 Student Research Fellowship

Aug 28, 2014

Section IX (Assessment Psychology) of the Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12) Student Research Fellowship I. Criteria for Award The purpose of the award is to promote research in the area of clinical assessment by current graduate students. Only studies with a primary emphasis on assessment will be considered. Some examples include investigations of […]

Intrapsychic Humanism Society 2-day seminar

Aug 05, 2014

****** COURSE OFFERING – 10 CEUs ****** The Board of Directors of the Intrapsychic Humanism Society would like to invite faculty and students to a Two-Day Course reviewing the principles of Intrapsychic Humanism. This course will be held on Saturday, September 27th, and Sunday, September 28th, 2014, offering 10 CEUs to psychologists, social workers, counselors, […]

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