Adjunct Appointments

Taking preceptors to the next level

At the Dalhousie College of Pharmacy, preceptors are a big part of our students’ educational success. We want to recognize this contribution to practice-based education by encouraging eligible preceptors to apply for the title of adjunct appointee. With this appointment you will have free access to the Dalhousie University Library resources. To be eligible for this three-year appointment, you must be an active preceptor.

Becoming an adjunct appointee

Take an online course

Before you apply for this appointment, you must complete the following free online course:

Once you’ve completed your course, email to ensure that you receive your continuing education (CE) credits.

Complete the forms

After you have completed your course, email the Banner Number Form and your current resume to:

Keeping your title

If you want to maintain your adjunct appointment, it’s important to meet all of the requirements for renewal, including:

  • continuing your participation in the Practice Experience Program (PEP)
  • maintaining your status as an active preceptor or officially offering to be a preceptor in at least two of the last three years of your appointment
  • renewing your appointment before your three-year appointment expiry date
  • to renew send an email to with a letter indicating you wish to renew and your current resume

Application deadlines

It’s important to keep the following application deadlines in mind:

  • April 1, 2022
  • July 4, 2022
  • October 3, 2022
  • January 3, 2023

Please note that processing of applications can six to eight weeks.  


Please contact: