Group photo of NSLS e-board

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Montclair State University

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Montclair State University’s NSLS chapter was started in 2012 and is one of the national organization’s 700+ chapters with over 1.4 million members. We are also a Registered Student Organization on campus.

Students are selected based on exemplary academic achievement. As of 2021, we have 4,056 members who have access to:

The NSLS leadership program teaches interpersonal skills that employers seek, giving you an edge in the job market. Hear directly from current members and how their NSLS experience has positively influenced them.

Additional benefits of becoming a member include:

  • Learn from exceptional leaders, such as former President Barack Obama, during exclusive speaker broadcasts
  • Meet new friends and make lifelong connections (on-campus and virtually)
  • Overcome challenges with the support of Success Coaches
  • Access to private networking events

Induction Process

  • Participate in the five-step program which takes approximately 12 hours over the course of the semester at your pace.
  • Visit the NSLS website to learn more and accept your nomination.
  • Please visit to speak with a team member or email for additional assistance.