About Us

Sigma Theta Tau International Mission

The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. 


Society Vision

The vision of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to be the global organization of choice for nursing. Read more about STTI.

Chapter Region

The honor society's chapters are separated into 6 global regions.  The North American region is further divided into 15 geographic regions. To learn more about the organization's regions, visit  the STTI website.

Headquarters Information

Chapter-specific questions should be directed to the chapter's contact person listed in the chapter directory. If you have questions about your membership, renewals or benefits, please contact STTI headquarters.

Honor Society of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International
550 W. North Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA

888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free)
+1.317.634.8171 (International)

Call center staff are available to assist you Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Chapter History

Alpha Chapter was the first STTI chapter and was established in 1922 by a group of six nursing students from the Indiana University Training School for Nurses.  We have a long and distinguished history of providing leadership to the nursing profession, including supporting nursing service, scholarship and education by

  • awarding members with nursing scholarships
  • supporting research grants
  • recognizing contributions of stellar nursing leaders