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Preceptorial Assistant Program

Welcome to the Preceptorial Assistant Program!


Preceptorial Assistant (PA) Program

The overall purpose of the PA Program is to foster a successful and positive educational and developmental experience for all first-year students. PAs are successful continuing students who serve as mentors for first-year students. They are assigned to and responsible for a particular preceptorial class.

Become a Preceptorial Assistant

Prospective PAs

Applications are due in the Center for Student Success (located in UC-114) by Friday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m. Prospective PAs must attend a PA Informational to obtain the application.

Returning PAs

If you have served as a PA in a previous semester, please click here to download the 2015 PA Returner Application.

Important Dates

Date Event Time/Location
Tuesday, February 3 PA Informational Session 7:00 p.m. in UC-107
Wednesday, February 4 PA Informational Session 2:30 p.m. in UC-103 A/B
Thursday, February 5 PA Informational Session 1:30 p.m. in UC-103 A/B
Monday, February 9 PA Informational Session 4:00 p.m. in UC-128
Tuesday, February 10 PA Informational Session 12:30 p.m. in UC-128
Wednesday, February 11 PA Informational Session 7:00 p.m. in UC-107
Thursday, February 12 PA Informational Session 1:00 p.m. in UC-128
Friday, February 20 PA Applications Due Before 5:00 p.m. in UC-114
March 2-13 PA Interviews Various locations
Wednesday, March 18 PAs notified of selection Email notification
Wednesday, March 25 Deadline to accept position Before 5:00 p.m. via email
Tuesday, April 14 PA Spring Workshop 7:00-9:00 p.m. in KIPJ-C/D
Friday, April 17 LLC Team Training 3:00-5:00 p.m. in TBD
Sunday, August 23 PAs arrive on campus Mission Crossroads
August 24-28 PA Fall Training Various locations
August 29-September 1 OLÉ! Weekend

Current Preceptorial Assistants

Are you a current PA? Visit the Current PA Information page frequently for updates and instructions.


If you have questions about the PA Program, please contact the Center for Student Success at