Resources for psychology students and majors are described in this section. The department's resources include journal publications, graduate and career planning materials, electronic equipment, videos and much more.
Student Departmental Advisors
Student Departmental Advisors (SDAs) are specially selected senior majors who are dedicated to nurturing interest in the subject of psychology.
Department Curriculum Committee
The Psychology Department Curriculum Committee (DCC) is dedicated to serve as a link between psychology faculty and students of Carleton College.
Administrative Office & Professor Offices
Olin 115 houses the administrative assistant and psychology department student workers. Drop in to schedule meetings with professors, reserve use of the Psychology lounge, and get to know the department's support staff. All professor offices are located off the Olin 115 hallway.
The department maintains a collection of textbooks, videos of guest lectures, classroom videos, and other resources. In addition to the resources listed in links below, the department maintains an extensive collection of personality, attitude, intelligence assessments. Students are occasionally permitted to use these resources and are encouraged to ask professors for more information on what is specifically available. These items must be checked out through the Administrative Assistant.
The Psychology department has a few electronic resources for student use such as video-recorders, tape recorders, a digital camera, and a TV and VCR cart. These items must be checked out through the Administrative Assistant. If you need additional electronic equipment not offered by the department, you are encouraged to inquire at PEPS.
Olin 104 - Mac Lab
The Psychology MacLab, located in Olin 104, contains nineteen 21 ½ inch i-Mac computers that can run in Mac OS or Windows. Each computer has Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, Sniffy the Virtual Rat, PsyScope, Audacity and Mathematica. There is also a black and white printer for printing through PaperCut.
The Mac Lab is open to psychology students and staffed with a Psychology major Sunday through Thursday evenings from 8:00pm to midnight.