Counselor Education

Chi Sigma Upsilon

Chi Sigma Upsilon is the Cleveland State University’s branch of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI), the Counseling Honor Society. CSI has initiated over 73,000 professionals and professionals-in-training Worldwide, and currently has over 13,000 active members among over 279 campus based chapters in this country and abroad. Members are recognized by and affiliated with one of the largest counseling organizations in the world with its sole mission to recognize and promote excellence in the profession of counseling.

Chi Sigma Iota’s goals are promoting scholarship, research, professionalism, and excellence in counseling; and recognizing attainment in academic and clinical excellence.

Your membership benefits are:

  • Networking with professionals in Ohio and US
  • Earning CEUs through attending lectures or seminars
  • Workshops at discounted rate
  • Funding to CSI seminars and activities
  • Advocating for your profession
  • Invitation to social events on campus, parties with students/and families
  • Induction ceremony and recognition from CSI with certificates
  • Access to grants and awards
  • Access to publications and research

Please visit for the following:
(a) learn more about CSI and its many activities;
(b) read past issues of the Society publication, the Exemplar;
(c) learn about criteria for grants, awards, and fellowships;
(d) review CSI accomplishments and advocacy activities for professional counselors; and
e) view available graduation regalia, member clothing and jewelry, and much more!

When you have completed a semester of graduate coursework in our program and demonstrated academic excellence, you will receive an invitation to join the Counseling Honor Society with instructions on how to join the society. If you believe you are qualified and I have missed the opportunity to invite you, please contact your Chapter Faculty Advisor (CFA), Dr. Perera-Diltz at


Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Education and Human Services
2121 Euclid Avenue
Education Building Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Location
Julka Hall 210
2485 Euclid Avenue
Phone: 216.687.4612
Fax: 216.687.5379

Paolucci, Maxine
Tel: (216) 687-4613