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We appreciate your interest in the Department of Psychology's graduate training programs and welcome your application for admission. Applying to the graduate program in psychology at the University of Illinois requires that you submit:

  • University Graduate Application Form including personal statement, CV, and application fee
  • Unofficial Transcripts (will be uploaded while completing the application) - Official transcripts may be requested later in the review process
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (Submitted electronically through your application)
  • Graduate Record Examination Test Scores (Subject test recommended but not required)

International Applicants must also submit:

To be considered for admission for Fall 2017, applicants must complete the University Graduate Application form and submit all required materials by December 10, 2016. If you are unable to submit materials electronically, you may send to Psychology Graduate Admissions, 603 E Daniel, Champaign, IL 61820.  Call (217) 333-2169 or e-mail if you have any questions or concerns.  If your contact information changes after applying, please notify us immediately. 

Instructions and Additional Resources

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Graduate Spotlight

Suvarna MenonSuvarna Menon

Suvarna is supervised by Dr. Nicole Allen and studies violence against women (VAW) in India and the community response to violence. Her most recent study examined the formal response to VAW in India through interviews with key community stakeholders.These included formal responders like police officers, NGO workers, lawyers and government officials, aiming to examine the current status of coordinated response in India. She is currently studying women’s experiences of sexual harassment in public spaces and bystander efforts in India. She is also part of a collaborative effort (which includes multiple campus units including the Women's Resource Center, the Office of the Dean of Students, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Access) to implement ICARE, a bystander intervention program to prevent sexual assault on campus. She is leading the evaluation component of this program. At present, she is the project coordinator and instructor for a community-based advocacy program for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault where she trains and supervises undergraduate student advocates.

Graduate Information

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