Graduation – Steps for MSW Grads

Licensure Information

Below are some important links on Connecticut’s social work licensure process.

You cannot sit for the LMSW exam until the conferral date on your transcript has been posted. We encourage you to continue to check your unofficial transcript for the posting of your conferral. Instructions on how to obtain both unofficial and official transcripts are below.


The school does not automatically send transcripts. Instructions on how to obtain unofficial transcripts and request official transcripts to be sent can be found on the Registrar website.

Student Business Cards

Students are able to purchase business cards through the Document Production Center.

Decorated hats (mortar boards) at the 2020 Commencement Ceremony at Pratt & Whitney Stadium, Rentschler Field on May 8, 2021. (UConn photo/Sean Flynn)
Days Until Commencement!
May 7, 2022

Focused Area of Study Process

Students who wish to petition for a Focused Area of Study should first review the requirements within the Focused Area of Study Manual to determine if they met all criteria. If all criteria is met, students should then fill out the Focused Area of Study 2021-2022 Form (below) by Friday, April 29, 2022. If you are petitioning for multiple Focused Areas of Study, please submit a separate form for each.

Requirements for the Focused Area of Study will not be reviewed until all grades have been posted. Those that have fulfilled the requirements will receive a letter via mail early summer. The Focused Area of Study will not appear on your degree, it is verified through the letter sent.

Focused Area of Study 2021-2022 Form

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