Become A Preceptor
If you are interested in becoming a preceptor for family nurse practitioner students, you will need to meet the following qualifications:
- A masters degree in nursing.
- At least two years of experience as a nurse practitioner
If you have these qualifications and would like additional information before applying to become a preceptor, please contact us and we would be happy to answer your questions. If you are ready to apply now, please use the links below.
Download and complete the preceptor
application form: PDF | Word
Please submit the following items with your application:
Submit all materials to:
Family Nurse Practitioner Program
UIC College of Nursing
Attn: Inetra Samuels, Program Administrator
845 South Damen Avenue, Rm 944
Chicago, IL 60612
Please note that preceptors of UIC College of Nursing students hold an appointment as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Illinois. Adjunct faculty are appointed by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees as unpaid employees of UIC.
Once we have received all of your materials, we will contact you to complete processing. As a prospective UIC adjunct faculty, you must also complete UIC Human Resources (Nessie) information online and provide a brief letter of acceptance for our files. We will forward instructions how to complete these materials once we have received your application. After processing, you will be notified of your completed appointment via e-mail and contacted for your preceptor orientation.
Additional steps may be needed if you wish to open a UIC e-mail account or access UIC services. Please inquire about these steps with the FNP Program Administrator.
If you have any further questions, please contact us.