Welcome to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology! You are about to begin an exciting educational journey, which is the first step on a lifetime of learning, service to the community, and professional development.
Now, what do you need to know to make your transition to TCSPP as smooth as possible? To help aid in your transition and set you up for success moving forward into your first semester, please look over the information provided in the tabs below.
All incoming new students are given access to a course on Canvas, TCSPP's online learning platform, which offers a broad range of resources intended to help new students in their transition to life as a TCSPP student.
The modules on Early Connect are designed to support your transition to TCSPP by providing an overview of campus resources and a list of next steps. We encourage you to review the various modules we offer, with topics including:
As a new student, you may be unsure of who to go to when you have questions. Student Support Services can help with that!
Student Support Services is available to all students as they work to successfully complete their academic programs. Student Support Counselors can help with general questions, course selection and registration, student progress, course concerns/questions, graduation requirements, Turn-It-In, Canvas, available resources and support, and more! Students are encouraged to be in touch with the Student Support Counselors each semester. Learn more about Student Support Services here.
All registered incoming students are required to attend a New Student Orientation. This year, New Student Orientation consists of a mix between asynchronistic elements in Canvas and Zoom sessions (meet & greets, academic info sessions, financial aid drop ins, etc.).
By engaging in New Student Orientation activities, students will:
Please save the date for Spring 2022 Semester New Student Orientation which is taking place January 6th and January 7th. In-person orientation for the Chicago Campus will be supplemented with a required virtual synchonous Student Resource session (held on January 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th) as well as mandatory asynchronous content that can be watched at any time throughout orientation week. More on this to come soon!
Please RSVP HERE!
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Thursday, January 6, 20218:00 AM CST- Check In
Friday, January 7, 20218:00 AM CST- Check In
Virtual Student Resource Session Options
For questions, contact Sr. Student Support Counselor and Student Life & Events Coordinator, Aimee Hein: [email protected]
International Student Orientation
International students must attend an additional orientation to address their particular needs.
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 4th 11:30pm-2pm CST
325 N. Wells Ave
New Student Orientation is mandatory for all new students! Please see below to RSVP!
Thursday January 6th at 9:00am.
1015 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
All full time Washington, D.C. Campus students are automatically enrolled in a transit pass through the WMATA and will be billed via your student account. Students will be able to pick up their UPass at Orientation.
Please save the date for Spring 2022 New Student Orientation, which will be taking place January 5 - 7, 2022 for the Southern California campuses. In-person orientation for the Los Angeles campus will be on Wednesday, January 5 and will be supplemented with virtual asynchronous content that can be watched at any time throughout orientation week via the Early Connect Canvas page. More details to come soon!
For questions, contact Megan Marshall:
Please save the date for Spring 2022 New Student Orientation, which will be taking place January 5 - 7, 2022 for the Southern California campuses. In-person orientation for the Anaheim campus will be on Thursday, January 6 and will be supplemented with virtual asynchronous content that can be watched at any time throughout orientation week via the Early Connect Canvas page. More details to come soon!
Please save the date for Spring 2022 New Student Orientation, which will be taking place January 5 - 7, 2022 for the Southern California campuses. In-person orientation for the San Diego campus will be on Friday, January 7 and will be supplemented with virtual asynchronous content that can be watched at any time throughout orientation week via the Early Connect Canvas page. More details to come soon!
All new incoming students are required to attend new student orientation to learn about important resources, meet fellow students and faculty from your department, and more. Please look out for more information coming soon!
2101 Waterview Prkwy, Room 121
Date & Time
January 5th, 2022
January 6th, 2022
5:30pm - 7:30pm
January 13th, 2022
5:30pm - 7:30pm
For questions, contact Jacob Torres:
Online Campus Orientation
Students in online-only programs participate in a virtual orientation, which is available in Canvas once the student receives a login and password. Participation in orientation is mandatory and should be completed prior to the Add/Drop period of the term. As part of the orientation, students will receive an overview of their program, Canvas tutorials and learn more about school policies and expectations.
For more information, contact: [email protected] or 800-595-6938, option 1
Incoming new Students will have the opportunity to your photo taken at orientation for your Student ID. However, if you would like to expedite the process, please email [email protected] with the following information:
Incoming new students can send a request to their advisor to request an ID card. You can reach out to [email protected].
We have asked that all new students for the Fall 2021 semester upload a headshot for their student ID on their New Student Orientation RSVP form, so that we can have your IDs ready to distribute at orientation.
For students who began in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 (while classes were virtual), we ask that you complete THIS FORM in order to obtain your student ID. Questions? Please email facilities at your specific campus:
Washington DC Campus
TCSPP @ XULA
Incoming new students are asked to email a photo to [email protected] and pick up your ID Card at New Student Orientation.
All full time
Washington, D.C. Campus students are automatically enrolled in a transit pass
through the WMATA. The Fall 2020 U-Pass program is temporarily suspended,
as our classes are remote. Your account will not be charged until the program