Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing Applicants Must Provide

Application Fee $65 (non-refundable) OR Fee Waiver

Personal Statement/Essay Questions Respond to the prompted questions required by the selected application type. A Case Plan is required as part of your personal statement.

Three References  All applicants are required to submit three professional references, usually including professors, employers, supervisors, professional colleagues, and community associates. One of the three references must be from his/her field placement supervisor.

Social Work Chair Recommendation This form is to be completed by the undergraduate social work department chairperson.

Resume All applicants are required to submit a chronological resume of two pages or less. Be sure to include paid or volunteer experience, internships and/or field placements.

Official transcript(s) from each college, university or professional school you have attended.

Official transcript(s) can be submitted to the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope as prepared by the sending institution OR as an official electronic transcript sent to your respective admissions counselor.

Based on the first letter of your last name, please send electronic transcripts to:

A-K      Natalie Flowers               nflowers@ssw.umaryland.edu

L-Z       Shannon DeGross            sdegross@ssw.umaryland.edu

Use the following address for ALL postal submissions:

University of Maryland
School of Social Work
Office of Admissions
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1579