تأسست الجمعية عام 1998 بمبادرة من جامعة الزيتونة وتضم الجامعة الآن الأمانة العامة للجمعية، ومنذ ذلك العام وهي تعمل في مختلف النشاطات التي تهم علم التمريض والنهوض بالجوانب الأكاديمية والعملية والعلمية وتضم الجمعية الآن ما يزيد عن 80 كلية، وقد تأسست لجان تابعة للجمعية
Deanship of Student Affairs is concerned with extra-curricula activities deemed an essential requirement for students preparation and complementary to other cognitive aspects provided by the University .
Accordingly , the Deanship offers services needed by the students throughout their academic life in the University , in addition to the means and potentials , which would help them exercise these activities in all cultural , art , sport and social domains .
Thus , the Deanship creates the most appropriate conditions and implements the University philosophy of refining the students character behavioristically , educationally and cognitively besides enabling him / her participate in any worth while work and prepare him / her for active participation after graduation . To carry out the above-mentioned goals , the Deanship has set the following sections and units to extend services needed by students .