Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Student Nurses Organizations

Student Nurses Association of Illinois at Loyola (SNAI-L)

SNAI-L is a pre professional organization, a constituent of the National Student Nurses Association. SNAI-L membership is open all nursing students at Loyola University Chicago. The mission of SNAI-L is to facilitate promotion and participation in community affairs and activities concerning improved health care and the resolution of related social issues. SNAI-L also addresses professional issues, remains active in community service, and provides opportunities for attendance at the state (SNAI) and national (NSNA) conventions. Finally, SNAI-L plans and implements programs and activities at Loyola with the goal of building community among nursing students and the student body at Loyola University Chicago.

Graduate Student Nurses Association (GSNA)

GSNA provides a focus for student sponsored activities within the graduate programs in nursing. Officers are elected by the students for each academic year. A faculty advisor assists the students in coordinating their activities with the School and the University. The GSNA is an important source of student information. DNP students are also strongly urged to join this organization.

Alpha Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

L‌oyola is home to the Alpha Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. For more information, visit the Sigma Theta Tau International at www.nursingsociety.org.

Nursing Student Council

Nursing Student Council (NSC) aims to cultivate student nurse leaders by providing opportunities to plan and facilitate events for students, participate in leadership retreats and workshops, and interact with the School of Nursing faculty, staff, and administration.

What We Do:

  • Dedication to the Profession Ceremony
  • Relay for Life- Team Nursing
  • Kim Noonan Walkathon
  • World of Nursing
  • Senior Luncheon
  • Appreciation Dinner
  • Leadership Retreat
  • Community Philanthropies
  • Fundraisers
  • More!

Why We Do It:

  • Foster inter-class relationships
  • Meet and interact with administrators and faculty
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Better understanding of program
  • Fun!

Each class has six positions- President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations, and Class Representative with their own duties and responsibilities. There is also an executive board comprised of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Public Relations.

For questions or more information, please contact

Janet Campbell, MA, MBA
Director, Undergraduate Student Affairs