Red River Psychology Journal Submission Guidelines

Submission guidelines for the Red River Psychology Journal.

Research must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • The work must represent your own, original research carried out under the supervision of an MSUM faculty member
  • The project must be approved by the MSUM Institutional Review Board
  • The primary student author must be an undergraduate psychology major or minor (or graduate in the School Psychology Program)
  • Seniors or recent graduates have one year to submit previous undergraduate research

Manuscripts must be submitted in the following manner:

  • All manuscripts to be submitted as .docx files electronically to
  • Manuscript must be APA style and include title page, abstract, literature review, methods section, results and discussion, references, and appropriate appendices.
  • Manuscript must represent completed project; no proposals or literature reviews only.
  • Include a cover letter identifying title, all authors, contact information and academic standing for primary author, faculty supervisor, and date of IRB approval
  • Manuscripts are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Student authors will be notified by email within 4 weeks regarding status of manuscript. All manuscripts will be reviewed by at least one faculty and one student editor with decision to revise/resubmit, accept, or reject. Decisions of the editorial board are final. Authors whose manuscripts are accepted for publication will be required to complete a manuscript submissions waiver.

APA Guideline Resources

Institutional Review Resources