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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

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, […]

National Network of Depression Centers annual conference

Aug 05, 2014

The National Network of Depression Centers invites you to its annual conference to be held on October 22-24 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This year’s theme is “Depressions and Bipolar Illnesses: Accelerating Dissemination of Innovations” and our keynote Speaker is Thomas R. Insel, MD, Director of the NIMH. A special Academic non-member rate […]

Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis CCP Two-Year Certificate Program

Jul 24, 2014

The Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis is looking forward to the upcoming 2014/15 academic year. One of CCP’s central goals is to invite all interested professionals to join our vibrant community by becoming an active learner in our different programs. We are pleased to remind all who may be interested that the application period for CCP […]

Part-time teaching opportunity at Saint Xavier

Jul 10, 2014

Please see the advertisement below regarding a part-time teaching opportunity at Saint Xavier. If interested, please submit your application by July 25, 2014. Position Type: Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Position Category: Adjunct Faculty School: College of Arts and Sciences Position Scheduling: Part time Function: The Department of Psychology at Saint Xavier University is seeking an adjunct […]

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