Office of Admissions Operating Virtually

The University of Washington and the School of Social Work are making the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff a top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, the Office of Admissions is providing virtual support to prospective students. We encourage you to contact us via email at with any questions. Prospective students can also schedule a Zoom or Phone advising appointment, or explore our events calendar for details about upcoming virtual information sessions and Zoom drop-in advising hours (no appointment necessary). 

The University of Washington continues to take appropriate action in response to COVID-19; see the UW coronavirus website for updates and an FAQ. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

SSW Office of Admissions

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 prospective students to meet with us! Select the link below for details about advising appointments, drop-in hours and information sessions.

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