Academic Advising

Advising in Psychology

  • declaring psychology as a major or minor
  • identifying your interests and choosing psychology classes
  • fulfilling psychology graduation requirements
  • guidance on the future (graduate school, careers)
  • academic enrichment opportunities (getting involved in research and extracurriculars, becoming a teaching assistant, and attending conferences)
The Psychology Dept is advising remotely. Students now have two options for advisement:

Option 1: One-on-one advising with a peer advisor via EAB Navigate

To start:
  • Either log in to Navigate (using your CUNYfirst credentials),
  • Or download the APP.

To make an appointment, select these fields:

  • schedule appointment
  • academic advising
  • academic planning - Psychology
  • location - Psychology Department
  • Virtual/Online Appointment
  • Schedule your appointment time and take note of the Zoom meeting link

Your advising meeting will by via  Zoom.  The link to your meeting is under special instructions; please attend the meeting at the time you schedule on Navigate. Please join the meeting on your laptop computer if possible.

In preparation for your meeting:
  • Please already be logged into your CUNY 1st account
  • Have this page open:

Option 2: Self-guided advising in a Blackboard module which will allow you to declare the Psych major or minor

  • Go to Blackboard
    1. Search for Psychology Advising in the Course Search panel
    2. click the grey drop down arrow next to the course ID and click enroll
  • Watch the video either for the major or the minor
  • Mark “reviewed” when done watching the video
  • In the table of contents, select the Quiz
  • Read the quiz instructions and launch the quiz
  • Save and submit the quiz, click “ok”
  • Review answers to the quiz, click “ok”
  • Click on Certificate of Completion on the red left menu bar
  • Click the print icon and print/save the certificate as a PDF
  • Email the certificate and your declaration form to
  • Declaration forms are available HERE.

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