Psychology students Kristin Tymchak, Hemapriya Navaindran and Maria Ng, UB Celebration of Academic Excellence
Psychology students David Khaydatov, Carly Connor and Mariangela Perrella, UB Celebration of Academic Excellence
"Experiential Learning" refers to hands-on application of your education. The following opportunities take students beyond the classroom and into the research lab, the community, overseas and more!
PSY 498 Undergraduate Research
PSY 499 Independent Study
PSY 495 Undergraduate Supervised Teaching
PSY 496 Supervised Applied Experience
The University at Buffalo offers many exciting ways to get experience beyond the classroom. Learn more about UB's Experiential Learning opportunities or visit the Experiential Learning Project Portal.
Undergraduates are welcome to join one of our many research labs and contribute to the active discoveries in psychological science. Interested students should visit the websites of research labs, or contact faculty members directly.
Start now! It's never too early to explore your options. Current research areas include:
Research facilities available to undergraduates are used to explore many topics, including:
Students can receive course credit through PSY 498 Undergraduate Research.
A related option is PSY 499 Independent Study
Start a project to build skills and gain real-world experience for your career. The Experiential Learning Network's Project Portal is the easiest place to get started! Once you start a project, you can also pursue an ELN Digital Badge to display your accomplishments to future employers and graduate schools.
Undergraduate Psychology Association:
Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology:
Learn about more opportunities to get involved through the UB Student Association.
Students are provided with opportunities to use Study Abroad coursework in psychology to satisfy major requirements, pending approval of the department. Interested students should contact the Senior Academic Advisor for Psychology.
Students currently taking PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology can complete research credit requirements through the SONA sign-up system.