Incoming MSW Students

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.


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

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

  • Parking
    • 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.