Admissions Advising and Info Sessions

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The Berkeley Social Welfare Admissions Office guides prospective graduate applicants with online resources, individual admissions advising, group presentations, and recruitment events. Find out more about Berkeley Social Welfare’s admission requirements and application process!

Admissions Inquiries and Advising Appointments

For admissions information inquiries, please contact Berkeley Social Welfare Admissions by email to:

Due to the admission review process graduate admissions advising appointments are currently on hold. Information sessions will resume in Summer 2024, for applications to Social Welfare degree programs for Fall 2025. 

MSW Admissions Information Sessions

Check back in the end of summer for updated information session dates and times.

Graduate Recruiting Events

Graduate recruiting events for admission into Fall 2025 will be updated later this year. 

PhD and Concurrent Degree Program Admissions Advising

Due to the individualized complexity of these programs, we are available to connect one-on-one with applicants considering the PhD, Combined MSW/PhD, or any of the Concurrent Degree program options. To schedule an appointment, please e-mail

At Berkeley Social Welfare, we value diversity in all of its forms. We welcome all interested applicants, particularly those who identify as underrepresented minorities, LGBTQIA+, first-generation, low-income, disabled, and international scholars.