DNP Preceptor Resources

UF Resources:

  • Tuition Scholarship: Eligible for individuals who have served as a clinical preceptor for the majority of 2 clinical courses within the past year.  Please contact Kianna Barnett ( of Student Affairs for more information.
  • Courtesy Faculty Appointment: we love to recognize our clinical preceptors for their valuable contributions to our students.  Please email your request for courtesy faculty appointment to your Track Coordinator and/or Sarah Mazorra (  An updated copy of your CV is required to process this request.
  • Access to Health Science Libraries: Access to the UF Proxy and UF VPN require a Gatorlink Username and UFID.
    • Once you created a Gatorlink account, go to  
    • Go to off-campus access (using the link above the search box, Quick Link at the bottom left, or under Services)
    • There are two options:
      • UF Proxy Server (no download required, not ideal of lengthy research sessions)
      • VPN, Virtual Private Network (must download a free VPN software)
  • Upcoming UF College of Nursing Conference & Continuing Education opportunitiesmore information coming soon!

Outside Resources:

  • The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) : Offer resources to preceptors and others actively engaged in the clinical education of nurse practitioner (NP) students. Most offerings on this site are free to faculty and preceptors. These resources include
    • Frequently asked questions for the preceptor,
    • Preceptor training videos, including courses that offer contact hours
    • Examples of handbooks, checklist, tip sheets and more.

Clinical Education Team

Lead Clinical Academic Specialist

Jay Ortiz
Department: College of Nursing Dean’s Office

Jay Ortiz

Phone: (352) 273-9586

Graduate Clinical Placement Coordinator

Sarah Mazorra
Department: College of Nursing Dean’s Office

Sarah Mazorra M.B.A.

Phone: (352) 273-9712