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:


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)

Office Staff

Dr. Juan C. Soto

Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Ext. 1089
Dr. Iris Cátala
Ext. 1090
Fax: (787)759-3644
Ext. 1099
José A. Santos
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 1089