Spring 2023 Course Schedule



November 3, 2022 - Advanced MSW Continuing and Returning Students

November 10, 2022 - Foundation MSW Continuing and Returning Students

December 13, 2022 - Newly Admitted Spring 2023 MSW Students

To view the schedule of classes, click on Spring 2023 Course Schedule (below).  This is a DRAFT SCHEDULE

  • 16 credits is the maximum credit limit
  • 6 credits is the minimum credit limit
  • You may request an academic overload (over 16 credits). Academic overload is approved on a space available basis.
    • Requests will be reviewed beginning October 24, 2022.
  • Courses may be cancelled due to insuffient enrollment
  • Courses offered and instructors listed are subject to change

Calendar of Registration and Important Dates is located at https://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/calendar/

Course Descriptions are located at https://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/course-offerings/

NOTE: MSW students should own a computer and have access to the internet while in the program. In addition to a computer, the minimal technical standards for taking a hybrid or on-line class are updated each semester and can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/ssw-tech-requirements



Section IDDelivery MethodEligible to Register
HG1, HG2, etc. Hybrid USG students only
HY1, HY2, etc. Hybrid Baltimore students only
IG1, IG2, etc. In-Person USG students only
IP1, IP2, etc. In-Person Baltimore students only
OA1, OA2, etc. Online Asychronous ALL STUDENTS 
OS1, OS2, etc. Online Sychronous ALL STUDENTS








Hybrid Classes require students to participate partially in-person and partially online. Effective Fall 2022:

  • Hybrid In-Person Meetings will take place for odd-numbered class sessions (1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15) not the week in the semester
  • Hybrid Online Meetings will take place for even-numbered class sessions (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14) not the week in the semester
  • Instructors will communicate the schedule via email and on the course syllabus

In-Person Classes require students to participate fully in-person for listed days and times.

Online Asynchronous Classes allow students to complete their work at their own pace. Students are given a timeframe – it's usually a one-week window – during which they need to connect to their class at least once or twice.

Online Synchronous Classes require students to participate in partial to entire sections of class at the exact same time. Students and instructors are online at scheduled dates/times to participate in lectures, discussions, activities, and presentations.

ALL courses located at the USG campus are limited to students accepted to the Shady Grove MSW. Additional USG schedule information available at https://schedule.sgrove.usmd.edu/scheduleofclasses


Below are the course numbers for Field Practicum. You must register for Field Practicum as a course. Field Practicum follows a different schedule than classroom classes. Field Practicum requires co-requisite enrollment as indicated.

Enrollment in Section IDs BF1 and BFX are only for students in the Baltimore MSW program.

Course ID     Section IDCourse TitleCRNCo-Requisite
SOWK 636 BF1

Foundation Field Practicum & Seminar II

2nd semester

20591 SOWK 632
SWCL 795 BF1

Advanced Clinical Field Practicum

2nd semester

21049 a SWCL course

Advanced Extended Clinical Field Practicum

Requires OFE approval

27316 a SWCL course
SWOA 795 BF1

Advanced Macro Field Practicum

2nd semester

21065 a SWOA course

Advanced Extended Macro Field Practicum

Requires OFE approval 


a SWOA course 

Enrollment in Section IDs GF1 and GFX are only for students in the Shady Grove MSW program.

Course ID     Section IDCourse TitleCRNCo-Requisite
SOWK 636  GF1

Foundation Field Practicum & Seminar II

USG only


SOWK 632

SWCL 795


Advanced Clinical Field Practicum

USG only

27315 a SWCL course

SWCL 795


Advanced Extended Clinical Field Practicum

USG only

Requires OFE approval

27625  a SWCL course



The Spring 2023 DRAFT Schedule viewer is located at https://spring2023courseschedule.softr.app/.  To use this viewer:

  • Click a gold toggle button to view only those locations, dates or times
    • You can click more than one option
  • Click on the Course Number/Title/CRN/Section/Professor for an expanded view of:
    • Pre-requisites
    • Co-requisites
    • Course Notes
    • Credits
    • Course Description
  • Use the search feature to locate by course subject (SOWK, SWCL, SWOA)
  • At the bottom of the page click on Go To Top to reset to default view

Or, you can use this link to access a static view of the 2023 Spring Schedule - updated 11.03.2022, and course descriptions are located at https://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/academics/course-offerings/.


After reviewing the Course Schedule (make note of the CRNs) and Important Dates Calendar, you are ready to register using SURFSLogin using your UMID and Password. Be sure to register for all needed courses, even if the day/time is not to your preference. After registering remember to print a copy of your schedule.

WAITING LISTS: if you registered for a course that is not at your preferred day/time or if you received an error message when registering for a course, you can add yourself to the waiting list by submitting a waitlist request form. This form will become available on November 3, 2022.

  • You may add your name to waiting list for multiple courses
  • The Office of Records and Registration will contact students when seats becomes available
  • NOTE: waitlist reviews and seat notification emails will begin on or about November 28, 2022 
    • Please do not email the Office of Records and Registration about the waitlist before this date
  • Please use the below guidance to aid in waitlist processing and to avoid processing delays for all students:
    • do not submit a waitlist request more than once for the same CRN
    • limit your waitlist requests to one section of each offered course

REGISTRATION HELP if you need assistance contact the SSW Office of Records and Registration at 410-706-6102 or sswregistration@ssw.umaryland.edu.

SURFS HELP if you experience difficulty logging in to SURFS, contact CITS Help Desk at 410-706-4357 or help@umaryland.edu.  Be sure to include your student ID, name, date of birth, and a brief description of the problem.


Additional Course Descriptions are located here.