11: School of Nursing

General Information | B.S. in Nursing | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Philosophy | The Nursing Major | Purpose and Objectives of the Undergraduate Program
Facilities and Resources | Cooperating Institutions and Agencies | Counseling
Student Activities and Honors | Awards and Honors | Additional Expenses | Part-time Employment
Special Student Status | Academic Standing | Readmission after Suspension or Voluntary Withdrawal
Leave of Absence | Course Load | Credit/No Credit Grades | Professional Status upon Graduation

Student Activities and Honors

Nursing students are eligible for special nursing organizations and honors as well as for the general University activities and societies outlined in Chapter 5. Furthermore, the School of Nursing is represented on the major student governmental bodies, the Student Council, the Honor Committee, and the University Judiciary Committee. Student representatives to the University Student Council and the Judiciary Committee report to the Student Council of the Nursing School.

All students are members of the Student Association of the School of Nursing. The Student Council of the School of Nursing is composed of officers of the Student Association, the class presidents, the president of SNAV, and a chairperson elected by the student body. It is responsible for all student functions within the School of Nursing.

Student Nurse Organizations   Students are eligible for membership in the Student Nurses Association of Virginia and the National Student Nurses Association. Through the National Student Nurses Association, SNAV works to develop students who are concerned, knowledgeable professionals. All University of Virginia nursing students are eligible for membership.


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