FAQs and Common Questions

Membership FAQ

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

Can I print a copy of my membership card?
Yes. A digital membership is in the my.nasn.org area of the NASN website.

How do I find my NASN ID or member number?
The NASN ID is located on your digital membership card and can be found in the my.nasn.org profile on the overview tab.

How do I get a membership dues receipt?
A membership receipt can be found in the my.nasn.org 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 membership@nasn.org.

Will I receive a membership dues renewal reminder?
Yes. Members will receive an email message approximately two months prior to the expiration date and during the 31-day grace period.

How do I update the payment method for my automatic membership payment?
Go to the my.nasn.org area of the website and check stored payment options. If the option is out of date, you will need to complete the membership transaction again to store a new option associated with your membership. Wait until it is time to renew and do this. If you need assistance, contact the department at membership@nasn.org 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 my.nasn.org 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 membership@nasn.org or call the toll-free number 1-866-627-6767.

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 WVASN website is the same that you use for the NASN website.

Who has a username and password?

All current and former WVASN members have a username and password.  Learn more.

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.

Accessing Key Member Benefits

How do I send a message to the WVASN discussion list?
You have a few options. Posting a discussion list message is meant to be easy so you can do it in any number of ways.
The easiest way: Send an email from your email program to nasn-wvasn@ConnectedCommunity.org

How do I manage email from online discussion lists?
Learn the various ways you can be subscribed to a discussion list, how to manage the frequency of mail delivery, and more in the blog post Manage Email from NASN Discussion Lists and Online Community.

How do you control your visibility in the online directory?
Learn how to control whether you are visible or not and reasons why you should remain visible in the blog post Are You Visible in the Online Directory

When will I receive my first NASN journal in the mail?
NASN members can expect to receive their first issue of the NASN School Nurse approximately six weeks after joining. The Journal of School Nursing is published in a digital format only. You will receive an email when a new edition is published.

How do I access NASN 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.

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

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.