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Cizik School of Nursing Alumni

The more than 13,000 alumni of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston provide compassionate care at the bedside, serve as health care system leaders, and make scientific discoveries that improve outcomes for patients and families. Many come back to Cizik School of Nursing to further their educational journeys!

Friendships and professional relationships forged at Cizik School of Nursing benefit alumni throughout their careers. We offer many ways to help you keep in touch with your classmates and faculty mentors, and to support the next generation of nurses.

UTHealth Houston Alumni Community

Your connection to UTHealth Houston extends beyond your education. Stay in touch with fellow graduates, mentor current students, and expand your professional network by joining UTHealth Houston Alumni Community, the official networking platform for UTHealth Houston alumni and students. Get started in less than two minutes by importing your LinkedIn or Facebook profile. Register here!

More Ways to Stay Connected

  • Update your contact information so we can let you know about alumni activities and opportunities
  • Submit a class note to let us know what’s going on in your career and your life

Get Involved

Help support the next generation of nurses by participating in rewarding activities with current Cizik School of Nursing students.


Night with a Nurse

Nights with a Nurse are casual gatherings that provide Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston alumni and current students the opportunity to discuss careers in nursing and develop mentoring relationships in a more personal setting. Nights with a Nurse match a small group of students with an alumni host who covers the expense of the meal, which can be held at their home or a local restaurant.

Sign up to host a Night with a Nurse.

Join Advisory Council

Cizik School of Nursing is looking for dedicated individuals to serve on the Alumni Advisory Council for the Cizik School of Nursing Alumni Association. As an alumnus/a, you are invited to nominate outstanding alumni (including yourself) to be considered to serve on our council.

Make a nomination.



Distinguished Alumnus Award

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston presents the Distinguished Alumnus Award to our graduates who have made significant contributions to nursing through patient care, research, education, and advocacy, as well as those who demonstrate a continued support of the nursing school and its students.

Our Distinguished Alumni include deans and faculty of nursing schools, health system executives, noted nurse scientists, and much more. View the list of our 50 past recipients.

To nominate an alum, please submit a nomination form, a letter of recommendation or statement of the nominee’s achievements, and a resume or CV to [email protected].

Prepare Future Nurses

Preceptors play a vital role in enabling students to progress on their nursing journeys by providing mentorship and supervision for clinical rotations. If you are an experienced and qualified nurse, nurse practitioner, nursing leader, or nursing informaticist, please consider helping students apply their knowledge skills real-world health care settings. Get the details on precepting our students, or review the preceptor handbooks for MSN or DNP program.