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Student Organizations & Governance

There are a lot of ways to get involved outside the classroom at the School of Nursing! Consider sitting on the committee as a student representative for your degree program, join the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, or collaborate with School of Nursing faculty on various research projects through the School.

Student Leadership Groups

There are several active student leadership groups in the School of Nursing, some specific to your degree program. For more information, contact the student group leader(s) listed.

For All School of Nursing Students

For BSN and ABSN Students

For Graduate Students

Research Projects

Students at UW are encouraged to participate with faculty on research projects. A full database of active projects is maintained by the Office for Nursing Research, and additional opportunities are available below. Students who wish to complete Human Subjects Training acceptable to the University of Washington should complete the Social/Behavioral Course (not the student course) of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative.

Sigma Theta Tau

Sigma Theta Tau is the National Honor Society of Nursing. Psi Chapter is the University of Washington sponsored chapter and was formed to recognize and promote scholarship and leadership in the profession. The PSI chapter founded at the University of Washington became the PSI chapter-at-large January 1, 1991 and now represents the University of Washington, Pacific Lutheran University and Seattle Pacific University. Eligible undergraduate students include those who have completed half of the nursing component of the baccalaureate curriculum, rank in the top one-third of their graduating class and show evidence of leadership. Graduate students with bachelor's degrees in nursing are also eligible to apply for membership. Informational meetings are held each year prior to the application deadline. Notice of those meetings, as well as how to obtain an application, will be posted via email to all students.