Participation in a professional organization for counselors-in-training will enhance your educational experience. Learn more about each organization. 

Chi Sigma Iota-Alpha Upsilon Chapter is the University of Akron chapter of the international counseling honor society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators.  Chi Sigma Iota's mission is promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.


The Counseling Psychology Graduate Student Organization (CPGSO) is the organization for students in Counseling Psychology Collaborative Program at The University of Akron.  It is made up of graduate students from both the School of Counseling in the College of Education and the Department of Psychology.

The Society for the Advancement of Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy (SAMFC/T) is a recognized graduate student organization whose goal is to encourage and promote academic achievement, research, mentorship, professional development, advocacy, networking, and service to the profession of marriage and family counseling/therapy.  Membership is recommended for graduate students, faculty, and others related to the Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy programs in the College of Education at The University of Akron.