Incoming MSW Student Checklist

Welcome to the University of Connecticut School of Social Work!

Please use this step-by-step guide to assist you in preparing for the start of the MSW program.

1st Step – Matriculation

Prior to completing next steps, you will need to complete the steps to finalize your matriculation (your official enrollment as a student with the University).

Official Transcripts

Your admission cannot be finalized until all official transcripts have been received by the Graduate School. Official transcripts from UConn are not required.

If you have not already done so, please mail your official transcripts to the address below:

Whetten Graduate Center
438 Whitney Road Extension, Unit 1152
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1152

Alternatively—for U.S. transcripts only—you may have the school's registrar's office send them electronically via email to

If you are currently waiting for your degree to be conferred:
Send your most up-to-date official transcripts for matriculation purposes. You will be required to send a final official transcript showing completed courses and/or your completed degree as soon as they are available.

To confirm your official transcript has been received:
You can verify receipt of the transcripts by logging into your applicant status portal.

Activate NetID & Set Up UConn Email


  • Activate your NetID (ex: abc12345) using the UConn NetID activation code which was sent to you shortly after your admission to the University. If you have misplaced your activation code or if you are having problems logging in, please contact the UITS Help Center at 860-486-HELP (860-486-4357).

UConn Email Account

  • Set up your UConn Email Account by following the instructions here. Beginning mid-May, all official correspondences from the University will be sent to this address.

    2nd Step – Orientation & Advising

    All incoming students are required to attend both an Orientation and an Advising session. Please use the links below to sign up!

    Students will be able to register for Spring 2022 courses after they have participated.

    Friday, November 19th from 9:00 to 10:30 am

    Wednesday, December 1st from 12:00 to 1:30 pm

    Thursday, December 16th from 3:00 to 4:30 pm

    Next Steps

    Please disregard any steps that you have already completed.

    Financial Aid (TIME SENSITIVE)

    If you have not done so already, please consider completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    • Students who are admitted for the Summer 2021 Advanced Standing program will need to complete the FAFSA for the current academic year 2020-2021 as well as the upcoming academic year 2021-2022.
    • For more information and deadlines please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid Services

    Complete the Online Not Anymore Training

    Complete the New Student Technology Training

    New Student Technology Training

    • This guide will walk you through the technology tools available that support learning at UConn.

    Complete your Student Health History Form

    Health-Related Requirements:

    Please contact UConn Student Health and Wellness should you have any questions on either of these steps.

    Field Education

    View the Field Education website to become familiar with the field education requirements. More information will be sent to you directly from the Field Education Department.

    Apply for a scholarship!

    Frank V. Carollo Scholarship Fund

    Offering: 3 awards of $2,000 each to students beginning the program Spring 2022

    Application Deadline:

    December 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm


    Student ID (Husky One Card)

    Student ID (Husky One Card)

    To obtain your Husky One Card, students are encouraged to take advantage of the online photo submission option.