Welcome

We invite you to complete our admissions contact form to submit questions online, or to be added to our prospective student mailing list. We send occassional e-mails about application launches and deadlines, campus events, and related updates of interest to prospective BASW, MSW, and PhD students.

Drop-in Hours and Advising Appointments

We are located in Room 23 on the ground floor of the School of Social Work building. The office is open between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on most weekdays during the year (see below for schedules of Student Information Specialists, who may be available for appointments outside of those thours during some quarters). We ask you to please call to schedule an appointment, unless you join us for open drop-in advising:

Drop-In Advising (no appointments necessary)
Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m).
 

Talk With Us

You may call 206-543-5676 with questions or to schedule an on-campus or phone appointment with an advisor.

We are committed to serving a diverse student body. Underrepresented applicants including veterans, students of color, individuals with disabilities, first generation college scholars, undocumented students and anyone interested in our commitment to diversity are invited to contact our two Student Information Specialist ambassadors, who are also current MSW students. They look forward to meeting all prospective students and welcome questions about classes, student life, diversity, housing, Seattle, the application process, or why they love UW!


    Canh Tran, Student Information Specialist 
    MSW Day Student, Class of 2018
    Email / 206-685-1669 (to schedule an appointment, please call 206-543-5676 instead)

    Concentration: Mental Health Practice
    Field Placement: Vietnamese Friendship Association (foundation practicum); Seattle Counseling Service (advanced practicum)

    Fall 2017 Hours: Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-1:20 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. | Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:20 p.m.
    Canh is not available over the summer, but will return in mid-September for appointments.

    Canh can help you with questions about: 

    • BASW and MSW programs, admission processes, application questions
    • What it's like to be an MSW student (student perspective)
    • Living in Seattle, housing, classes, student life, diversity, etc.
    • Diversity focus: prospective underrepresented minority (URM) student outreach

    Nidhi Berry, Student Information Specialist
    MSW Extended Degree Program Student, Class of 2018

    Email / 206-685-1669 (to schedule an appointment, please call 206-543-5676 instead)

    Concentration: EDP Integrative Health-Mental Health Advanced Practice
    Field Placement: Sound Mental Health (foundation practicum); Swedish Medical Center - Behavioral Health (advanced practicum)

    Fall 2017 Hours: Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Nidhi is not available over the summer, but will return in mid-September for appointments.

    Nidhi can help you with questions about: 

    • BASW and MSW programs, admission processes, application questions
    • What it's like to be an MSW student (student perspective)
    • Living in Seattle, housing, classes, student life, diversity, etc. 
    • Diversity focus: prospective Extended Degree Program (EDP) student outreach

     

    Dave Morrin, Recruitment Coordinator
    Email / 206-685-2425 (to schedule an appointment, please call 206-543-5676 instead)

    Dave is available for appointments and can help with questions about: 

    • BASW and MSW programs, admission processes, application questions
    • On-campus admission events, info sessions & off-campus recruitment initiatives
    • Recruitment travel (community events, CBOs, college fairs, high schools, etc.) 
    • MSW re-application process for previous applicants
    • All other admissions/application/recruitment concerns not listed here

    Gina Mendoza, Program Coordinator
    Email   

    Gina is not available for appointments but can help via e-mail with questions about: 

      • BASW and MSW programs, admission processes, application questions
      • Technical assistance for BASW and MSW applications
      • Problems with application materials (transcripts, forms, etc.)
      • All other admissions/application concerns not listed here

      Karen Johnson, Program Coordinator
      Email 

      Karen is not available for appointments but can help via e-mail with questions about: 

      • Concerns from applicants who have already submitted an admission application
      • Technical assistance for BASW and MSW applications & supporting materials
      • Problems with application materials (transcripts, forms, etc.)
      • All other admissions/application concerns not listed here

      Location
      University of Washington
      School of Social Work
      4101 15th Avenue NE, Suite 23
      Seattle, WA 98105-6250

      Shipping and Mailing (via USPS)
      University of Washington
      School of Social Work, Admissions Office
      Box 354900
      Seattle, WA 98195-4900