Incoming MSW Students – Summer and Fall 2020

Welcome to the University of Connecticut School of Social Work!

Please use this step-by-step guide which will help assist incoming students to prepare for their MSW program.


1: 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 Advanced Standing program (Summer 2020) will need to complete the FAFSA for the current academic year 2019-2020, as well as the upcoming academic year 2020-2021.
  • For more information and deadlines please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid Services


2: Activate NetID & Set Up UConn Email Account


  • 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.

New Student Technology Training

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

3: Not Anymore Training

Not Anymore Training

  • Complete no later than May 31st - students will not be able to register for classes until complete

4: Health-Related Requirements

Health-Related Requirements:

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


5. 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.

6. Sign Up for Virtual Orientation – Required

*NetID is needed for this step - Please see Step 2 if you have yet to activate yours*

All incoming students are required to attend an Orientation session. Students will not be able to enroll in courses if the Orientation requirement is not met.

Please select a session below that works best for you and click on the link to register.

Regular MSW Program Sessions

Advanced Standing MSW Program Sessions

7: Save-the-Dates

  • Advising – Information is forthcoming
  • Fall Registration: June 17, 2020 at 10:00 am
  • Convocation on Joining our SSW Community: August 28, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

8. Sign Up for a Tour – Optional

Due to COVID-19, all tours are cancelled. We are seeking to move to virtual options.



View parking options on the UConn Hartford Campus here. The application for a Summer and Fall 2020 permits will be available in July. 

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. Students also have the option to obtain their card at the One Card Office, located in the Hartford Times Building.