Expanding the horizons of student nurses and positively contributing to the healthcare community

  • To have direct input into standards of nursing education and to influence the education process​

  • To influence health care, nursing education and practice through political education as appropriate

  • To promote and encourage participation in community affairs and resolution of related social issues

  • To represent nursing students to the consumer, to institutions, and to other organizations

  • ​To promote and encourage students' participation in interdisciplinary activities

  • ​To promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of person's race, color, creed, sex, lifestyle, national origin, age, or economic status

  • To promote and encourage collaborative relationships with nursing and health-related organizations

  • ​To promote and encourage collaborative relationships with the Arizona Nurses' Association and Arizona League for Nursing​

SNAAz Mission


  • Assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality health care​

  • Provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns

  • Aid in the development of the whole person, and his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life

  • Advocate for nursing students in preparing for their professional roles as nurses

SNAAz Purpose


SNAAz Function