University of Connecticut

Incoming Advanced Standing Students

Welcome to the University of Connecticut School of Social Work!

We look forward to working with you at your orientation and advising session to help orient you to the requirements of the advanced standing option which will enable you to successfully complete the Master of Social Work Degree. Please complete all 5 steps listed below and carefully review all the information below before your Orientation and Advising Session. Special attention should be given to the Academic Information in Step 2. Please come prepared with the printed material indicated in red and any questions you may have regarding the program.

Step 1: Review Field Placement & Print Plan of Study Information

Step 2: Review Academic Information

Step 3: Review Building Bridges Information

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. Learn more about the Building Bridges Program.

Step 4: Review Save the Dates

Step 5: Review Resources & Complete Paperwork


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