Student Membership FAQ

Q: What do I do after I’m inducted?

A: The first thing students should do after they are inducted is create an account to stay in touch with the national office and earn their digital badge.

Q: Where can I learn more about student accounts?

A: Visit our student account webpage, which explains the benefits of having a student account and the steps involved in creating one.

Q: Is creating a student account required for membership?

A: No. Creating a student account isn’t required, but it is highly recommended.

Q: Does creating a student account automatically enroll me in NHS?

A: No. You must go through the membership process and be inducted into an active chapter to join NHS. An adviser at the school will need to verify your membership.

Q: What is a digital badge?

A: Digital badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification, or learning outcome, which can be verified online in real time, as each badge is unique to the person it is issued to. Badges can be displayed on social networking sites such as LinkedIn, on resumes, in email signatures, and more.

Q: Where can I learn more about digital badging?

A: This page will explain everything you need to know.