Student organizations

Connect with peers

There are a lot of ways to get involved outside the classroom at the UW School of Nursing.

Consider sitting on the committee as a student representative for your degree program or collaborating with School of Nursing faculty on various research projects.

Join the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, or a number of other organizations for the UW School of Nursing community.

Diversity Awareness

The Diversity Awareness Group was formed as a means of academic and peer support for underrepresented students.

Western Washington National Association of Hispanic Nurses (WW-NAHN)

The Western Washington Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (WW-NAHN) provides multiple and diverse means of support for Latino/Hispanic nursing students, faculty and staff.

Queers & Allies

The Queers and Allies group was created to increase the level of knowledge in the School of Nursing and wider community regarding LGBTQ issues.

SoN Student Leadership Board

The School of Nursing Student Leadership Board is the liaison between the entire student body and school administration, encouraging communication and cooperation on issues and policies relevant to student life and academic experience.

Student Reps on Committees

There are many standing and ad-hoc committees in the School of Nursing that need student representation.

Professional Organization of Nursing Students (PONS)

PONS serves as the overarching student government for the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs.

Network of Doctoral Students (NeDS)

NeDS was founded to meet the interests of doctoral (DNP and PhD) students and now also welcomes master’s students to promote collaborative, supportive relationships and resource sharing opportunities among graduate students.

Graduate and Professional Student Senate

The Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) is the official student government for all graduate and professional students at UW-Seattle.

Health Equity Circle

Health Equity Circle is an interdisciplinary group of Health Sciences students who advocate for upstream changes that affect the social determinants of health.

Future Nurses Club

The Future Nurses Club provides mentorship to pre-Nursing students who have not yet been admitted to the School of Nursing, especially underserved individuals.