Welcome Secular Students!

Welcome to the largest organization dedicated to atheist, humanist, secular, and non-religious students. You join thousands of other individuals committed to making a difference, building a secular community, and helping us overcome the stigma faced by non-believers. You are the future leaders of the secular movement!

Get Connected

Join Leaderspace Today

Facebook Group for Student Members

  • Meet secular students across the nation
  • Build your secular understanding
  • Learn more about upcoming events

Attend our Member Meeting

April 8, 2021, at 3:00 pm PST

  • Hear from secular guest speakers
  • Connect with other SSA members
  • Build your leadership skills

Secular Students on Discord

Join the conversation.

  • Connect with SSA members virtually
  • Expand the secular conversation
  • Interest groups for LGBTQIA+ students
Many Students Like You

Join us at one of our upcoming events


Ask an Atheist Day

April 15, 2021

An opportunity for secular groups across the country to work together to defeat stereotypes about atheism and encourage dialogue.

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Secular Week of Action

April 30th - May 9th

Take action to help your community. Find out how to support a food bank, prepare for a disaster, plant a tree, or plan a park clean-up!

National Conference

May 15-16, 2021

Attend our National Conference. Develop your leadership skills. Hear from exciting speakers from across the secular movement. Meet other secular students.

National Member Meeting

May 13, 2021

Join our monthly member meeting on Zoom. Hear from exciting speakers. Meet other secular students.

Opportunities for Secular Students

AU Essay Contest

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State is hosting an Essay contest for High School students.

Help the #EqualityAct

You can help by making calls to connect voters to their Senators — right from your couch!  #EqualityTime

FFRF Essay Contest

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has several essay contests open for students. Apply by May 31, 2021.

Honor Cords for Grads

Congratulations to all of our Secular Grads! Honor your involvement with SSA by wearing your honor cord to graduation!

Meet your SSA Staff

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National Organizing Manager


James Dean - Circle

James Dean

Eastern Region Campus Organizer


Ready to take the next step?

Start a Chapter of the Secular Student Alliance on your campus!