Resources for Students

Our campus organizing team is dedicated to supporting our student leaders and chapters with a wide array of services, resources, and programs.  If you need one-on-one help with your chapter, advice with media relations or writing press releases, ideas for campus or community programs, or legal assistance, we are always here for you.

 

Please contact us at any time: 

organizer@secularstudents.org or 614-441-9588.

 

activity guides

Chapter Services

Tabling Supplies

You can order pens, brochures, pens, stickers, banners, and more. One of our most popular offerings is the "What is an Atheist?" brochure. Complete the order form from our store and your tabling supplies will be to their way to you soon.

Business Cards

Order business cards with your chapter’s name and contact information on them.

Speakers Bureau

You can book speakers come to your campus. Speakers from the Secular Movement have graciously offered to speak, debate, or perform with discounted (or waived) honorariums for SSA chapters.

Excellence in Organizing Award

Be recognized for the outstanding work you do and have a chance to receive $100 for your chapter.

Project Grants

Funding is available to help student chapters offset the costs of events, projects. Upon receiving funding for an event please fill out a follow up report which can be found here.

Online Fundraising

Your chapter can use peer-to-peer crowdsourcing to raise money to use for events, projects, and travel. Contact your campus organizer for more information:

Resources

Chapter Leadership Guide

The Chapter Leadership Guide provides you with helpful information on how to start an chapter, program planning, running a meeting, leadership transition, and more. Download your guide:  one for new leaders and one for experienced student leaders.

SSA Branding & Design Hub

Download the Secular Student Alliance logo (which you can customize), flyers to help promote you chapter, and various national event posters.  You can also find great flyer and poster designs that other SSA groups have successfully used and shared!

Program & Activities Guides

Looking for program ideas?  Check out the step-by-step guides on a wide range of events.

Legal Assistance

Find out what to do if you think your school is violating the separation of church and state.  We take the fair treatment of students very seriously and we will do everything in our power to help you rectify the situation at your school.

YouTube Channel

Check out the videos of the presentations from our conferences and leadership summits since 2009, as well as special events held by our affiliates.

Sex Ed. Tool Kit

Abstinence-only until marriage (AOUM) sex education and medically inaccurate materials are still the norm in far too many of America’s public schools. Find out how you can challenge AOUM sex education by downloading the American Atheists  Sex Ed. Toolkit. Learn what resources and steps you'll need to take to change minds and policy in your local area.

Leadership Development

LeaderSpace

Join your fellow student leaders from around the country on Facebook to ask questions, discuss ideas, share advice, and more.

Scholarships

The Secular Student Alliance provides scholarships for secular student activists.  Apply for a scholarship in the Fall, just before classes begin.

Annual Leadership Awards

Each year SSA grants a variety of awards to students, advisors and chapters.

National Conference

Each summer, the Secular Student Alliance hosts a conference for student leaders across the country with nationally-known speakers, educational sessions and trainings, and panel discussions on relevant social issues.

Internships & Jobs

Check out internships and jobs with organizations in the secular movement.

Post-Graduation

Your involvement with the Secular Student Alliance and the secular movement should not end after you graduate.  Information on staying involved and links to a variety of national secular organizations.

Webinars

Check out our leadership development training Webinars! Topics include New Leaders Guide, Keys to Growing your Chapter, and Leadership Transitions. Ask your local campus organizer to find out when the next one will take place.

Internships & Jobs

Check out internships and jobs with organizations in the secular movement.