Department of Psychology Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Our Department strives to cultivate a climate where everyone feels respected, valued, and included. Different perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas are critically important for advancing knowledge and making our department and psychological science ever better.
Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in psychology as a social science or natural science.
We offer three graduate training programs that lead to a PhD.
Our department’s research coalesces in four signature areas.
Our department is committed to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in psychology.
Meliora Psychology Research Fellowship
This fellowship supports undergraduates in facilitating, enhancing, and extending their research training with mentorship from faculty and graduate students in the Department of Psychology. See the Meliora Psychology Research Fellowship PDF for details. Interested students should apply online.More Research Opportunities
‘Make every effort to connect—digitally—with other people’
While social distancing is key to slowing the spread of coronavirus, people can combat the isolation with technology, say two Rochester psychologists.Learn More
Our psychology clusters satisfy the divisional requirement in social sciences.
We maintain strong ties with biological and social disciplines across the University, including ones in the Medical Center, Mt. Hope Family Center, Warner School of Education, and Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Our students study psychology as both a natural science and social science. Because of our program’s breadth and depth, they are able to tailor their education for postgraduate studies and careers in psychology, medicine, social work, law, education, and more.