- Advocate for all students, encourage good fellowship among the students, and create a sense of unity and facilitate communication between faculty, staff, and students
- Instill an appreciation for the necessity of continuous professional growth.
- Develop and maintain a functional government, which addresses diversity within and among the members of the student body.
All undergraduate students of the University of Maryland School of Nursing are members of the NSGA and shall have the right to vote in general elections. The monies received by the University of Maryland School of Nursing from the Student Activities Fee is paid by each student at the time of registration for each semester. The University of Maryland allocates these funds to the NSGA according to established financial policies and procedures.