Psychology Newsletter

May 2021


Important Deadlines

Regular Academic Session Courses (01/13 - 05/05):

  • May 5th: Last day of class. Last day to request a complete withdraw from all classes in the term. No registration changes can be made after the last day of class and last day to file a Complete Withdraw.
  • May 6th: Reading day, no classes.
  • May 7th: Final exams begin.
  • May 13th: Final exams end.

Seven Week Second Session Courses (03/11 - 05/05):

  • May 5th: Last day of class--no registration changes can be made after the last day of class.
  • May 6th: Reading day, no classes.
  • May 7th: Final exams begin.
  • May 13th: Final exams end.

Important note: this is not an exhaustive list of all dates and deadlines.

Click here to view the complete list of deadlines.

Summer Courses

Considering a summer course or two? These might be of interest.

PSY 396C - Preparation for Graduate Programs in the Field of Psychology

The purpose of this course is to introduce undergraduate Psychology majors to the various career opportunities within the field of Psychology. This course will primarily focus on preparation for graduate school and thus provide steps for the graduate school application process. In addition, students will learn skills to assist them with a successful transition into a graduate program. This is a 2 unit course.

PSY 426 - Advanced Human Memory

Examines the processing systems that underlie human learning, memory and cognition; emphasizing cognitive, neuroscientific and computational approaches to research and theory. Emphasis on Dementia. This is a Writing Emphasis Course.

See all summer course offerings in UAccess.

Contacting Psychology Advisors

The advising team will continue to offer remote advising via Phone or Zoom until further notice. Appointments can be scheduled with your assigned advisor or you can search all Psychology advisor availability via Trellis.


Career Clusters

Whether you know where you're headed or want to explore what's out there, check out the career cluster pages. They provide information for a variety of job and industry areas. University of Arizona alumni from all majors have built successful careers in each of these areas.

Campus Reentry Resources

Check out this page for updates and info regarding campus reentry.

There's also the COVID Ambassador Team Hotline: (520) 848-4045 available 7AM – 7PM daily.


Learning Assistants, Learning Researchers, and Instructional Managers for PSY 360

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Email if you have any questions.

The Arizona CoVHORT: Understanding COVID-19!

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The CoVHORT study is a collaborative effort between public health and medical researchers to learn how COVID-19 affects Arizona residents. We have over 6,200 participants! Help us reach our goal and become part of the solution! Whether you have had COVID-19 or not, we need your help! To learn more, please visit

Insomnia and Sleep Health Research Lab

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Students

All students are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine!

The vaccine is safe, highly effective, and our best shot at getting back to normal.

If you’re in Tucson, walk-in/drive up vaccines (no appointment required) are available from 10 am to 10 pm on the UA Mall, or you can schedule an appointment online at

If you’re outside of Tucson, check VaccineFinder for availability in your area.

Contact the COVID Ambassadors for help: 520-848-4045 or


If you have already taken your second/final dose, upload your vaccination record to Campus Health now and earn a $5 reward to the UA Student Unions/Bookstores through Wildcat OneStop. This will also exempt you from mandatory COVID-19 testing on campus, and will help us track our progress towards campus immunity.


BIO5 Ambassador Internship

The 2021-2022 BIO5 Ambassador Internship is a unique two semester opportunity offered by the BIO5 Institute that will allow undergraduate students from all majors to earn 2 internship credits through the A Center (TLS 393/493). Through the internship program, interns will:

  • Learn about the collaboration of business and science
  • Learn strategies for science communications
  • Attend weekly professional development workshops focused on skills such as public speaking, marketing, networking, communications, business etiquette, and more.
  • Work with a BIO5 staff mentor of their choice on a project of interest on topics like grant writing, digital marketing, business administration, event planning, etc...

The application period for the internship begins April 7, 2021 and will be open until August 23, 2021. The link to the application is here (

If you have any questions or comments regarding the internship, please email Cameron Noble (, Jordan Pilch (, or Lily Andress (

And finally, congratulations graduates!

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Psychology Advising

How to Make an Advising Appointment

Advising appointments are for majors only can be scheduled by going to Trellis. Students can search for any of the names listed below to meet with.

Psychology minors, please email your assigned advisor.


Randy Yazzie – Students with last names A-F (

Keri Bishop – Students with last names G-M (

Shelley Gill – Students with last names N-Z (

Melanie Lipton - Assistant Director of Academic Advising (