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Building Bridges Connects Students

Students participating in a Building Bridges get-together

Building Bridges Program Connects Current Students with Incoming Students for One-on-One Peer Support

Our Building Bridges Program links incoming students (peer partners) with returning students (ambassadors) to foster a supportive relationship to ease the transition of new students into the UConn School of Social Work MSW Program.

The Benefits of Participating in Building Bridges:

  • New students have the opportunity to meet new people and expand their social network, and receive practical advice, encouragement, and/or support.
  • Students gain exposure to different perspectives and experiences.
  • Students have an opportunity to increase their social and academic confidence.
  • The transition to the UConn School of Social Work can be eased by students who have already been through the process.

Want more information?

Please see Frequently Asked Questions – Incoming Students for more information on the program. Returning Students interested in participating can refer to Frequently Asked Questions – Ambassador Program for additional information.

To Apply:

Participation is based on a first-come, first-serve basis, so don’t wait to fill out your application!

For more information about the Building Bridges program contact:
Office of Student and Academic Services