PSSP: Information for Participants

Welcome to the website for the Political Science Subject Pool (PSSP) at UNC-Chapel Hill. This website provides key details about the research activity requirement for Poli100, Poli130, and Poli150.

If you are here because you want to begin participating in a study, please click here to be taken to the Participation Portal.

You can also complete your course’s PSSP requirement by writing an 800-word research-oriented reaction paper. Paper requirements and a submission portal will become available on this website in October.

To view a video providing an overview of the PSSP expectations, click here. This link requires logging in to Office 365 with your UNC credentials. Use onyen@ad.unc.edu, NOT onyen@live.unc.edu.

To download the slides from the video, click here.

For answers to common questions, click here.

For questions about the PSSP and the Research Activity Requirement, please email pssp@unc.edu.

For matters related to Institutional Review Board oversight, please contact the UNC Institutional Review Board. The PSSP is IRB Protocol 21-0034.