Welcome to the University of Connecticut School of Social Work!
We look forward to working with you at your orientation and advising sessions. Please use this step-by-step guide which will help assist incoming students to prepare for their MSW program.
Please complete steps 1-5 prior to your orientation session and come prepared with any questions you may have regarding the program.
PRIOR TO ORIENTATION
Step 1: Financial Aid
Step 2: Review Field Education Information & Complete Placement Form
- Field Education website
- Placement Form – This form should have been emailed to you by the Field Education Office – If not done already, print form, complete, attach resume and mail to the Field Education Office
Step 3: Requirements of All Incoming Students
- New Student Technology Training
- Not Anymore Training – Must be completed by May 31 - Cannot register for classes without completion
- Vaccination Record – Must be submitted to Student Health Services by June 1
- Review Student Health Services Insurance Information – Full-time students will be AUTOMATICALLY enrolled in and billed for a University-sponsored Insurance Plan unless a waiver is completed indicating other health insurance coverage. Please find more information including directions on how to waive the plan on the Insurance Information website.
Step 4: Academic Information
Step 5: Save-the-Dates
- Advanced Standing Students: Summer Registration: Prior to June 26 – Email will be sent after Orientation with instructions
- Orientation & Advising – Dates sent via email
- Fall Registration: June 19, 2019 at 10:00 am
- Convocation on Joining our SSW Community: August 23, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Step 6: Prior to Start of Semester
- Student Permit Registration for Fall 2019 will open July 1
- Advanced Standing Students: Student Permit Registration for Summer 2019 will open May 15
- Husky One Card
- To obtain your Husky One Card, students are encouraged to take advantage of the online photo submission option. Students also have the option to obtain their card at the One Card Office, located in the Hartford Times Building.
Step 7: Resources
- For international students
- For veteran students
- For students needing learning accommodations
- Further resources:
- Center for Career Development & SSW Career Services Page
- Center for Students with Disabilities
- Financial Aid – General
- Hartford Information Technology Services
- Off-Campus Housing – Select “Housing” then “Hartford Campus” on top of page
- Parking Services
- Phone Book
- Public Transportation
- Sexual Violence Awareness
- Student Employment
- UConn Alert
- UConn Bookstore
- Veterans Affairs
- Writing Center
- Get familiar with the campus:
- Graduate Student Organization - Consider getting involved!