The purpose of the National Scientific Users Organization (NSUO) is to:
- Provide a formal and clear channel for the exchange of information and advice between the investigators who perform reactor-based nuclear technology experiments and the NSUF management.
- Serve as an advocacy group for the experimental activities at the NSUF.
- Provide a communication channel among users of the NSUF.
- Educate the public and decision-makers on the benefits of the use of nuclear energy for energy generation.
Membership in the organization is open to all users and potential users of the various NSUF facilities and scientists and engineers engaged in the operation and development of these facilities. Potential members can join by self-nomination.
The Users Organization has up to seven members consisting of the chair, a secretary, chair ex-officio, student member and up to three regular members.