Why become a member of your student nurses association? This 1-minute video shares why even as a student, leadership is important.

NSWS membership is open to everyone enrolled in an accredited Washington State nursing school at all levels, nursing school faculty and pre-nursing students.


Nursing Students of Washington State is the state chapter of the National Student Nurses Association and an independent organization supported in party by the Washington State Nurses Association.

Nursing or pre-nursing students in any state-approved program preparing for registered nurse licensure, or registered nurses in a program leading to a baccalaureate in nursing, are eligible for membership. Nursing students in generic masters and doctoral programs can also join. 

To join NSWS, simply join our parent organization, the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). NSNA dues are $35 for the first year, $40 your second year, or $70 for two years at one time. There are no refunds except for overpayments as per NSNA policy.