Welcome to Academic Advising at the School of Social Work!
Advising is not mandatory, however students are encouraged to communicate with the Academic Advisor on a periodic basis to confirm progress in meeting degree requirements. The School of Social Work model for advising includes both academic and professional advising. Faculty are available to students for advising related to the Social Work profession.
Students are responsible for ensuring they have met all requirements for graduation in their selected Concentration and Specialization.
Advising is for current UMSSW Social Work students only. Prospective students should contact the School of Social Work Admissions Office at 410-706-3025 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Advisor: Nakiya Schurman, LGSW
Office: School of Social Work, Room 1W06
You may wish to discuss the following with your advisor:
- Developing your academic plan
- Selecting courses
- Understanding policies and procedures
- Exploring University resources
For more information about Advising at the SSW, please view our Academic Advising FAQs
To find a list of helpful resources in the SSW and on Campus, view our Helpful Resources page
To review your curriculum requirements, view the Specialization checklist page