Your main stop for information and resources

Below are a variety of resources that may be helpful during your time as a Psychology student. If you are looking for something that is not here, or have suggestions for new additions, please contact Marisa.

Academic advising & course selection
Program planning worksheets Courtesy of the Academic Advisors’ Office, these checklists can help you stay on track for your degree. Make sure to review them regularly with the help of your Psychology advisor!
Honours application form All applications are due by the first Friday in February.
Advisor schedule Psychology advisors list
Booking an appointment Contact the department for an academic advising appointment
Science Atlantic (Formerly APICS) Homepage for Science Atlantic, a charitable association of 17 post secondary and research institutes in Atlantic Canada
Library research help General tips on using library services, writing research papers, etc.
Perdue OWL Writing Lab Quick tips and examples of APA format (6th Revised Edition)
Student employment
Contact Donna Thompson Student workers are normally hired before classes start each September. If you are interested in applying for a student marker position for PSYC 1110, 1120, 2221 and/or 2222, please contact Donna, our lab technician.


Career planning
MSVU Career Planning Information on free career counseling and job search skills help offered to all MSVU students. Degree-specific information is also included.
Careers for Psychology majors Career options for psychology majors, courtesy of the Canadian Psychological Association
Graduate school information
CPA Graduate Guide Comprehensive list of Canadian graduate level programs in Psychology
Information on Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Information on the GRE, including preparation tips, test dates and more
Peterson’s Graduate Planner Information on various programs, scholarships, tests etc
Psychological associations
American Psychological Association (APA) A wealth of tools, interactive activities and information on psychology in the United States
Association of Psychologists in Nova Scotia (APNS) News, job postings and other information from local psychologists
Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) News, announcements, grad school and funding information relevant to Psychology in Canada.