CON Student Handbook

Student Organizations

A variety of services are available to students in order to support and enhance their experiences at the University. Services and organizations are available to promote a feeling of community and comfort, as well as affording students the opportunity to participate in leadership and decision-making roles.

To learn more about Student Organizations and access helpful resources and documents, visit VCAS Student Life: Student Organizations.

Student Government Association (SGA)

Chamberlain University welcomes and encourages students to participate in the Student Government Association (SGA). SGA members advocate for students and serve as liaisons between faculty and students. This organization is offered to both onsite and online nursing programs. Students should contact a student support advisor for more information.

Students can learn more about SGA by visiting the student portal.

National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

Chamberlain University students are encouraged to participate in the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Participation in this national group includes membership at both the state and local levels. It introduces students to the professional organization and informs them of current issues in the nursing field.

Chamberlain University College of Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Pi Chapter

The goal of the Honor Society is the recognition of graduates and community leaders for their scholarship, research and nursing excellence. Membership is by invitation to undergraduate BSN students, RN to BSN option students, MSN and DNP graduate students and nurse leaders who demonstrate achievement in the field of nursing. For more information on Chamberlain University College of Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Pi Chapter, visit

University Committees

Officers of the SGA appoint representatives to the University’s standing committees. Students serve as members on several of the University’s committees. Committee membership provides an opportunity to participate in a review of curriculum, resources, services, facilities and policies.

Note: Not all student organizations are available on all campuses.