Charles River Campus Students
Welcome Event for All New Students
Join us for a fun event where you can interact with future classmates, faculty, and alumni to get a closer look at the School of Social Work and the Boston University campus! Details to be announced later.
Orientation for All New Students
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Boston University School of Social Work Orientation for all incoming students provides you an opportunity to engage with the entire school, become familiar with its philosophy, and meet the dean, faculty, and administration.
Field Education Orientation
(for FT CRC students/not AS students)
Thursday, September 4, 2014
8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
George Sherman Union—Small Ballroom, 2nd floor
Research Waiver Exam
Advanced Standing (AS) Students
Interested in learning about certificate or dual degree programs? Please contact the director of each program to discuss the possibility of an individualized plan.
Macro AS students wishing to take the Research I Waiver Exam can arrange for a proctored exam. Some summer course placements for macro students will depend on the results. Contact email@example.com to make arrangements. (Other students, including AS students, have a choice of taking the exam on either May 20 or Sept 5.)
AS course registration packets will be sent out in April that explain how AS students register for summer and fall courses.
Summer AS Seminars - TBA.
|May 19, 2014||Summer Term I begins|
|May 20, noon – 3:00 p.m.||Welcome Lunch for AS Students|
|May 20, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Research Waiver Exam
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the exam.
|June 2, 2014||Summer Field Ed begins|
|June 30, 2014||Summer Term II begins|
Pre-Entrance Reading Requirement for New Students
In response to the needs of diverse populations and in recognition of the role of race and ethnicity in meeting human needs, BUSSW requires incoming students to read the following:
- All Souls: Family Story from Southie. (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) Paperback
by Michael Patrick MacDonald, 1999 (ISBN-10: 034544177X or ISBN-13: 978-0345441775).
The book will be discussed during diversity discussion at Orientation in Boston. This book can be purchased through most book vendors. The following discussion questions will help prepare you for the diversity discussion:
Classes Begin Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Throughout the summer you will receive pertinent material from us in the form of an electronic packet. Please be sure we have your most up-to-date email and mailing addresses. Contact email@example.com with any changes.
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