Membership FAQ

Current Members

How do I contact the Membership Department?
Contact the South Carolina Association of School Nurses (SCASN) with questions related to SCASN activities.
Contact NASN with questions related to your membership status and/or questions related to NASN activities, or toll-free 1-866-627-6767.

How do I find my SCASN/NASN website username and password?
Use the same username and password for the SCASN and the NASN websites.  Use your email address and a password you create. The first time using the new login, click the "reset password" link to create a new password.  If you do not receive an email to create a password, do NOT create a new account. Contact NASN for support at You may need to have your email address updated.

When will I receive my membership card?
Membership cards are mailed regularly and arrive in approximately four weeks of the date dues payments are received.   

Can I print a copy of my membership card?
Yes. A digital membership is in the area of the NASN website  Select the overview tab, click on the word MEMBERSHIPS and look for the membership card download button.

How do I find my NASN ID or member number?
The NASN ID is printed on your membership card and can be found on your personalized dashboard on the NASN website home page (be sure you are signed in).

How do I get a membership dues receipt?
A membership receipt can be found in the profile under purchases

How do I get a membership dues invoice?
If you need an invoice, submit a membership application and purchase order to the NASN membership department.  Contact the membership department for more information 

Will I receive a membership dues renewal reminder?
Yes. Members will receive several email reminders from NASN. If you are not receiving NASN email messages, be sure to reach out to NASN.

How do I update the payment method for my automatic membership payment?
NASN recommends that you complete the online application and update the payment with a new payment. If you need assistance, contact the department at or call the toll-free number 1-866-627-6767.

How do I renew my membership dues?
Visit the dues renewal web page on the NASN website for options. 

Does NASN accept purchase orders?
Yes. When paying a membership dues renewal with a purchase order, print a membership application and send it to NASN with the purchase order.

How do I update my contact details?
Go to the profile and update your contact details.  The update will display in the NASN website profile.  Please note that there may be a slight delay in the updates showing in the website profile.

Can I pay my dues in installments?
Yes. Members can select annual or quarterly installments when they join or renew their membership. An annual fee of $5 spread out over the membership year is applied to quarterly installments. Automatic payments are charged to the credit card on file with NASN and continue into the next membership year unless the member notifies NASN to terminate the dues.

Can I change my billing frequency from annual to quarterly?
Yes. Members can change when they renew their membership. 

How do I change my membership category, i.e., change from an Active member to a Retired member?
Category changes can be made when members renew their membership.  

I have moved to a different state. How do I change my state or NASN Affiliate?
Affiliate changes can be made when members renew their membership. 

How do I cancel my membership?
The NASN Membership Department will need to make this change. Contact the department at or call the toll-free number 1-866-627-6767.

When will I receive my first journal in the mail?
NASN members can expect to receive their first issue of The Journal of School Nursing or NASN School Nurse approximately six weeks after joining.

How do I access journal articles online?
NASN's publisher, SAGE Publications, Inc., manages a website where NASN members can read full-text articles from The Journal of School Nursing and NASN School Nurse. To gain access to online articles, NASN members will need to register or sign in on the SAGE Publications, Inc. website and then activate their NASN society account using their NASN ID. Learn more.

Does NASN offer scholarships?
Yes. The Endowment Education Scholarship is for professional registered school nurses or school nurse educators pursuing post baccalaureate certification or graduate degrees. The Advocacy Education Scholarship is for school nurses participating in an advocacy education program. The RN to BSN Education Advancement Scholarship is for registered nurses employed in schools to advance their education. The New Member Scholarship is for a new, active member attending the NASN annual conference.

How do I obtain VSP VisionTM Eyes of Hope® gift certificates for my students?
NASN members must use the online enrollment form to enroll in this program.

What is the correct way to list my nursing credentials?
NASN recommends highest earned degree, mandated requirements (i.e. licensure), state designations or requirements, national certifications, awards and honors, other certifications.  If highest earned degree is not in nursing, then highest nursing degree may be included after highest earned degree. Example: MEd, BSN, RN, APN, NCSN, FNASN.  

How to Sign In

Your username and password for the SCASN website is the same that you use for the NASN website.

Who has a username and password?

All current and former SCASN members have a username and password. All individuals who have attended an NASN event, enrolled in an NASN course or purchased from the NASN online store have a username and password.

It is important that you do not create a new account with a new username and password if you already have one.

Follow the steps below if you need assistance signing in.

Forgot your username: Your username is an email address. Be sure to try various email addresses if you have more than one. If you have an account but can't recall the username, please reach out to NASN.

Forgot your password: You can reset your password on the sign in form or page. Go to the form and click the reset password text. If you do not receive an email to reset your password, please reach out to NASN.

Prospective Members

How do I join?
You can join online with a credit card using the online membership application. You can also join by print mail using other forms of payment and a printable application.  

How much does it cost to join SCASN and NASN?
The cost is $116.00/ year. 

Can I pay with a purchase order?
Yes. When paying membership dues with a purchase order, print a copy of a membership application and send it to NASN with the purchase order.

Are there membership scholarships?
No. However, you may want to reach out to community organizations such as Lions Clubs and Parent Teacher Organizations for support.

Does SCASN/NASN provide information on its members?
Yes. NASN does rent member names and mailing addresses to carefully screened companies and organizations which offer items that may be of interest in the profession of school nursing.  Members may opt out of this list by editing their mailing preferences in their profile.