How to Join

Become a Member


The Nu Upsilon chapter would welcome any nurse or nursing student as a member who meet the following criteria. 
If you feel you do, please click the button above.

There are two ways to become a member of our organization!

Students

Students enrolled in a nursing program and meeting the following criteria are invited to join through one of Sigma’s chapters located around the world.

Undergraduate Students must:

  • have completed half of the nursing curriculum.
  • achieve academic excellence.
    • For universities/institutions of higher education that use a 4.0 grade point average system to measure academic achievement, baccalaureate students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0. GPAs should be computed according to the policies of the university. 
  • rank in the top 35% of the graduating class.
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Registered Nurse Students must:

  • have completed 12 credit hours at their current school.
  • have completed half of the nursing curriculum.
  • achieve academic excellence
    • For universities/institutions of higher education that use a 4.0 grade point average system to measure academic achievement, baccalaureate students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0. GPAs should be computed according to the policies of the university.
  • rank in the top 35% of the graduating class.
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Graduate Students (Master's and Doctorate) must*:

  • have completed 1/4 of the nursing curriculum.
  • achieve academic excellence.
    • For universities/institutions of higher education that use a 4.0 grade point average system to measure academic achievement, graduate students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5. GPAs should be computed according to the policies of the university. 
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

*Students in graduate programs who are registered nurses, legally recognized to practice in their country and have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field, shall be eligible to be considered as a Nurse Leader at any point in the program. 

 

Nurse Leaders
Nursing professionals not previously inducted as nursing students and not currently enrolled in a nursing program can also join as a Nurse Leader using the criteria listed below. 

Nurse Leader Candidates must:

  • be legally recognized to practice nursing in their country.
  • have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field.
  • demonstrate achievement in nursing.

Questions About Membership?
Contact Member Services at 888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free), +1.317.634.8171 (International), or memserv@stti.org.