Office of Admissions Operating Virtually:

Until further notice, our Admissions team is accessible on a remote basis only; although we're working from off-campus, we're here for you and eager to help. We anticipate returning to our regular in-person format when Washington's stay-at-home order has been lifted. We encourage prospective students to contact SSW Admissions via email at with any concerns or questions, and to schedule a Zoom or phone advising appointment. Prospective MSW students can register for upcoming online MSW information sessions.

Thursday drop-in advising hours are cancelled until further notice; we hope to resume those soon. Your well-being and the health of our greater SSW community are of the utmost importance to us, and we apologize for any inconveniences this may cause. The University of Washington continues to take appropriate action in response to COVID-19; see the official UW coronavirus website for updates and an FAQ. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

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A social work education like no other

At the UW School of Social Work we focus on delivering leading-edge learning opportunities that engage and transform students inside and outside of the classroom. Here you can select from top-notch academic offerings, work with renowned social work scholars, and participate in community-based projects, making a real impact on people's lives. Contact the Admissions Office and explore the world-changing career options for today's social work professional. 


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We welcome visits from prospective students. Drop-in advising hours are most Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. Select the link below for details.

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