The Office of Student Affairs was created in 1995. Its mission is to facilitate the adaptation of nursing students in university life, contribute to their personal, academic and professional development, and their achievement of educational goals. To meet the needs of our students, we maintain an effective close line of communication with faculty, student representatives, administrative staff, non-teaching and other units of the Medical Sciences Campus.

The office is located on the first floor of the Celia Guzman School of Nursing and the service hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

The services offered by this office are aimed at:

  • Counseling and Guidance
  • Government and Student Engagement (Student Council of the School of Nursing and the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) )
  • Recruitment
  • Admissions
  • Guidance and collaboration in re-admissions, transfers and reclassifications
  • Honors and Awards
  • Graduation
  • Policies and procedures
  • Educational, Cultural and Social Activities

Internship opportunities in:

  • Local hospitals
  • Hospitals in the United States
  • VALOR ” Program at the San Juan Veterans Hospital

Student activities

  • Orientation of New Students
  • Welcome to the New Academic Year
  • Clinical initiation (third-year undergraduate students)
  • Fraternizing Activities
  • Cultural and / or educational tours
  • Personal and Professional Growth Workshops
  • Intellectuals skills
  • Talent Night
  • Game day
  • Student Day
  • Achievement Day (Outstanding students of the Graduating Class)
  • Introduction to the Profession of Nursing (Undergraduate Graduating Class)

Documents

Compilation of Institutional Policies and other documents

Office Staff

Prof. Irma Vázquez
Interim Assistant Dean
Ext. 1091
Dr. Iris Cátala
Counselor
Ext. 1090
Yamil Calderón López
yamil.calderon@upr.edu
Orientation Officer
Ext. 1099
José A. Santos
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 1089
Telephone
(787)758-2525
Fax: (787)759-3644