Diversifying Psychology Visit Day 2022

UVA Diversifying Psychology Virtual Event: April 11, 2022 

This virtual event is for research-oriented, junior and senior undergraduate students and recent graduates from underrepresented groups (e.g., students who identify as a historically underrepresented ethnic/racial minority or who are the first in their family to attend college) who have a strong desire to apply to psychology doctoral programs and want to learn more about the psychology department at the University of Virginia. 


  • 3:00-5:00  Series of 30 minute meetings with faculty and graduate students 
  • 5:00-5:30  Break
  • 5:30-6:30  Concurrent information sessions and Q&A with details about training specific to each of our 7 areas of psychology: Clinical, Community, Social, Developmental, Quantitative, Cognitive, and Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience 

To apply, students should send: 

  1. Completed page 2 of this application
  2. 1 paragraph describing their research experience, UVA psychology area(s) of interest (e.g., social, clinical, community, cognitive, developmental, quantitative, or systems and behavioral neuroscience), and how their research interests align with 1-2 faculty members in the UVA Psychology Department (https://psychology.as.virginia.edu/people)
  3. Their CV or resume 

Please submit all materials by email to [email protected]  

Deadline: Applications are due by Feb 1, 2022     

Questions? Email Dr. Noelle Hurd, Associate Professor and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), at [email protected] or Alexis Stanton, Graduate Student Director of DEI, at [email protected]

Past Visit Days

2020 Virtual Diversifying Psychology Visit Day