Alumni

Our Office of Alumni Relations offers many ways you can connect with the more than 7,500 School of Social Work (SSW) alumni and make a difference to today’s students. Events and programs work to connect alumni with students and peers, help support your continued education and much more. For questions, please contact Director of Alumni Relations, Elyssa Kelly.

Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Subscribe for alumni news:

Subscribe today to receive our alumni email newsletters and event listings. Visit this page, specify a subscription to "UConn News & Updates" and choose "Social Work" under the Interests heading.

Become a field instructor:

Field education gives students insight into the wide range of social work settings where graduates may become employed. Help student integrate theory into practice as a field instructor. For more details regarding options, requirements and policies, contact us at sswfielded@uconn.edu or (959) 200-3636

Become a mentor:

The Husky Mentor Network is a virtual mentoring platform that connects students with alumni for conversations and guidance around career prospects, resume critiques, mock interviews, etc. Learn more and sign up today!

1st Alumni ConnectAttend an event:

The School of Social Work also has a robust offering of continuing education programs throughout the year, check out the schedule and register for one today.

Network with fellow SSW alumni at local events hosted throughout the year and across the country. View the full calendar at the UConn Alumni website.

Share your story:

Share your story with alumni and students through various publications, like our quarterly alumni e-newsletter. These stories give students, your peers, and the public an inside look at the varying contributions social workers make to our communities. To share your story, reach out to Elyssa Kelly, Director of Alumni Relations, at ekelly@foundation.uconn.edu.