Spring 2020 Registration Information

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General Registration Information

(All students should register themselves using CUNYfirst)

  1. Psych 101 section CN1 (7654); CN2 (7655); CN3 (7656) are only available for College Now students — restricted to High School students enrolled in the College Now Program. For these 3 Psych 101 classes, we cannot register students who are not in the College Now programs. You MUST select another Psych 101 section.
  2. Psych 1073 & 1071, Statistics lecture and lab. These are only open to OFFICIALLY DECLARED PSYCHOLOGY OR NEUROSCIENCE MAJORS from Nov 4 – Nov 10. On November 11th , more seats will become available for non-majors and you can register yourself.
  3. Psych 213W: This course, all sections, are only open to OFFICIALLY DECLARED PSYCHOLOGY OR NEUROSCIENCE MAJORS who are JUNIORS and SENIORS from Nov. 4 – TWO weeks prior to start of Spring classes. Remaining seats in 213W will be opened to all students two weeks prior to the start of Spring classes.
  4. Advanced Experimental Classes (Psych 311- 321): These courses are ONLY OPEN TO OFFICIALLY DECLARED PSYCHOLOGY OR NEUROSCIENCE MAJORS who are JUNIORS and SENIORS. These courses will not open to non-majors. Please keep in mind that students may only register for ONE section of ADVANCED EXPERIMENTAL:
    *Any additional sections of Advanced Experimental on a student’s schedule will be automatically dropped by CUNYfirst prior to the start of the semester and the student will not be allowed to re-enroll.*
  1. For Junior Status: you must have 60 credits by the end of the Fall semester in order to register now for courses requiring a junior or senior status.
  2. If a course is closed, you must select another section.
  3. For transfer students that need assistance, or approval for pre-requisite courses OTHER THAN STATS 1071 and 1073, not taken at CUNY, they may use google form: Transfer Credit Evaluation Form
  4. For approval of pre-requisite courses equivalent to stats 1071 or 1073, students must email their transcript (unofficial is fine) directly to Dr. Mangiapanello: Kathleen.Mangiapanello@qc.cuny.edu with the subject: 107 equivalent approval request.

Please note that no statistics course at Queens College (in Sociology, Math, or Ed Psych) can replace Psych stats 1071/1073 as a pre-requisite for Psych courses including 213W.



Special Registration Information

(All students should register themselves using CUNYfirst)

**Special Registration Requests will ONLY be taken for those students that meet the extenuating circumstances as defined below. NO OTHER REQUESTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.**

1) Seniors that failed to earn credit towards the Major (earned C- or lower) and need to retake Psych 213W or Advanced Experimental (Psych 311-321) and cannot enroll on their own (courses closed).

2) Graduating Seniors that require a 300-level Elective course(s) to graduate and cannot register on their own because courses are closed.

3) Non-matriculated students who are unable to enroll on their own.

4) Transfer students who are unable to enroll on their own.

5) CUNY students with approved E-Permits to take a course at QC, who are unable to enroll on their own.

6) Enrollment into Psych 317 and you have met all the prereqs except 251. Psych 221 is being accepted in lieu of Psych 251.

All requests that meet the criteria listed above will be processed in the order received. Requests not meeting the extenuating circumstances will be ignored. Please do not submit duplicate requests. Due to space limitations and other circumstances, not all registration requests will be fulfilled. Students will receive a decision notification via email within 2 weeks. Keep checking CUNYFirst for available seats while you are waiting for a reply.

If you meet one of the above requirements and want to submit a Special Registration Request, please visit this Google Doc Form complete as requested and submit the form: Spring 2020 Special Registration Request



Re-Take Policy for PSYCH 107.1, 107.3 and 213W

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As of Fall 2018, students are only allowed to take each of PSYCH 107.1, 107.3, and 213w a total of two times. If a student took any of these courses in Fall 2018, that would be considered the first taking for all students (regardless of how many times the student took the class before Fall 2018).  Students who enroll in one of these classes more than the maximum of two times will be dropped. This policy applies to majors and non-majors. Psychology majors who are not able to achieve the required minimum grade of C in these courses after two takings of each course will need to drop the major, since these are required courses for the major. Any questions/concerns regarding this policy should be directed to the Psychology Department – SB E318.​


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The Queens College Psychological Center (QCPC) is a “safety net” clinic dedicated to providing mental health care to children, adolescents and adults. QCPC is operated as a training clinic for the Department of Psychology and offers the community psychological evaluations, individual, group, family and couples psychotherapy, counseling services, and a variety of group-based interventions including social skills training for children. QCPC is looking for a few energetic, creative, and mature undergraduate students interested in mental health and public psychology to volunteer as “QCPC Clinic Volunteers”.

Responsibilities include: Creating psychoeducational programs and enrichment activities for children, developing and implementing promotional activities, participating in community awareness efforts, helping patients fill out forms and measures, creating patient educational handouts, assisting with identifying resources for patients, reading to and playing with children awaiting appointments, engaging children in artistic activities in the waiting room, assisting doctoral students and faculty as needed, and helping with other daily tasks (xeroxing, answering phones, filing) at the clinic.

Opportunities: As QCPC Clinic Interns, undergraduates may have the opportunity to observe clinic meetings (e.g. case conferences), engage in mental health/psychology activities and as appropriate shadow psychologists and doctoral psychology students in their everyday clinical work. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in psychology/mental health professions to experience a behavioral health environment and gain a greater understanding of clinical work.

However, the most rewarding reasons to volunteer cannot be measured. Volunteers get to help other people and see the impact it has on them. Volunteering can help you gain valuable experience, get out of your comfort zone, learn new skills, and meet others who share the same values and interests. Other benefits include building leadership skills, learning about your potential, exploring new interests, and developing contacts in the mental health field.

Qualifications: Students’ qualifications for acceptance as a volunteer are based on the criteria below:

  • Students are required to be a Psychology major with at least 12 credits completed in psychology. Due to the limited number of positions, preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Freshmen and sophomores are welcome to apply and may be awarded a position if available.
  • Students are required to have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Students would have to be able to commit to at least 4 hour per week (during the hours of 8 to 7 weekdays) for one year.
  • Studentswould have to attend a monthly volunteer meeting every 2nd Wednesday of the month during free hour
  • Students are required to attend an interview at QCPC to discuss their interest in volunteering.
  • Students who are fluent in Spanish or other languages are strongly encouraged to apply!


Application Procedure: To apply for a volunteer position at QCPC, please complete and email the “QCPCVolunteer Application” (attached) and a letter of reference to qcpc@qc.cuny.edu