Off-Campus Students

Welcome to Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) Off-Campus Programs (OCP). You have an exciting and challenging year ahead, and we look forward to guiding you through your graduate education at BUSSW. The following information will assist you in preparing to enter the program in September. Throughout the summer you will receive a variety of information from us, including registration information, course materials, an orientation packet, and other pertinent materials. Please be sure we have your most up-to-date email and mailing addresses.

Please note that attendance is required at the Orientation in Boston and at the Pre-Orientation events held at the off-campus locations:

  • Pre-Orientation at Cape Cod Campus : Friday, June 24, 2016, 5:30–8 p.m.
  • Pre-Orientation at the Fall River Campus : Saturday, July 16, 2016, 9-11 a.m.
  • Pre-Orientation at the Bedford Campus : Saturday, July 23, 2016, 9-11 a.m.
  • Orientation in Boston: Tuesday, September 6, 2016, all day

Contact Us

Mena daSilva-Clark, Assistant Dean of Off-Campus & Online Programs
Office: (617) 353-3766 Email: menad@bu.edu
The Assistant Dean of Off-Campus and Online Programs oversees all aspects of the Off-Campus Programs and is responsible for direct supervision of the OCP Administrative Team.  Periodically, she meets with students individually and collectively to review the program.

Terese Romano, Director of the BU North-Bedford Campus
Office: (617) 851-9655   Email: tnromano@bu.edu
The responsibilities for the directors include the overall administrative oversight for the programs, developing and maintaining relationships with field agencies and placing all the Off-Campus students in foundation and advanced field internships.

Sonia Mee, Director of the Fall River Campus
Office: (617) 353-2245   Email: smee@bu.edu
The responsibilities for the directors include the overall administrative oversight for the programs, developing and maintaining relationships with field agencies and placing all the Off-Campus students in foundation and advanced field internships.

Debra Berglin, Director of the Cape Cod Campus
Office: (617) 694-5956   Email: dberglin@bu.edu
The responsibilities for the directors include the overall administrative oversight for the programs, developing and maintaining relationships with field agencies and placing all the Off-Campus students in foundation and advanced field internships.

Cassandra Moniz, Senior Program Coordinator
Office: (617) 353-2115   Email: sswptp@bu.edu
The Senior Program Coordinator is responsible for various administrative duties as they pertain to the off campus programs. Often, this is the first person to be contacted by faculty, administration and students when they have an administrative question or concern.  If she cannot answer your question, she will refer you to the appropriate resource.

Liana Pourrahimi, Administrative Assistant
Office: (617) 353-3766   Email: sswptp@bu.edu