The School of 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 or to schedule an individual, in-person admissions advising appointment, contact Berkeley Social Welfare Admissions:
- By email: email@example.com
- By phone: (510) 642-9042
Admissions Open Advising Virtual Office Hours
Have a quick question? Drop in for virtual Admissions Open Advising hours via Zoom! These are brief, drop-in office hours with no formal presentation or advance appointment required - just an opportunity to ask questions about admissions eligibility, the application process, and other details you might need guidance on as you prepare your application for submission. (Be sure to also check out our Information Session presentation slide deck and FAQ document - see below for links).
Just click the "Drop by Office Hours Session" link to join any virtual office hours session in progress. Please note that all times are Pacific Time.
|Date||Time||Link to Join|
|Mon., September 28||4:00-6:00 p.m.||Drop by Office Hours Session|
|Wed., September 30||4:00-6:00 p.m.||Drop by Office Hours Session|
|Mon., October 5||4:00-6:00 p.m.||Drop by Office Hours Session|
|Mon., October 12||4:00-6:00 p.m.||Drop by Office Hours Session|
|Mon., October 19||4:00-6:00 p.m.||Drop by Office Hours Session|
MSW Admissions Virtual Information Sessions
Join us for an online information session! These virtual group admissions advising sessions provide an overview of the admissions process and degree requirements of the MSW program. We are delighted to offer the following virtual information sessions via Zoom. We are also continuing to add more sessions, so please keep checking back!
MSW Admissions General Information Sessions
Please RSVP using the links below to receive a calendar or email invite with the meeting link. If space is still available on the day of the event, you can also click the appropriate link in the "RSVP/Link to Join" column to join that session. Please note that all times are Pacific Time.
|Date||Time||Event||RSVP/Link to Join|
|Wed., September 23||4:00-5:00 p.m.||MSW Program Admissions Information Session
This session is full.
|Wed., October 7||4:00-5:00 p.m.||MSW Program Admissions Information Session
|Wed., October 21||4:00-5:00 p.m.||MSW Program Admissions Information Session
MSW Admissions Special Interest Information Sessions
|Date||Time||Event||RSVP/Link to Join|
|Wed., October 14||4:00-5:00 p.m.||MSW Admissions Special Interest Information Session:
Child Welfare Scholars Program
|Fri., October 16||12:00-1:30 p.m.||MSW Admissions Special Interest Information Session:
Flex MSW: Advanced Standing & Extended Program Options
|Wed., October 28||4:00-5:00 p.m.||MSW Admissions Special Interest Information Session:
Especially for Military Veterans
|Thu., October 29||4:00-5:00 p.m.||MSW Admissions Special Interest Information Session:
Latinx Students & Latinx Center of Excellence
Graduate Recruiting Events
Come meet Berkeley Social Welfare admissions representatives and learn more about our programs at one of these events near you!
|October 8, 2020||CSU Monterey Bay Virtual Graduate and Professional School Month||Online|
|October 15-16, 2020||California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education||Online|
|October 22, 2020||Berkeley Graduate Diversity Admissions Fair||Online|
PhD and Concurrent Degree Program Admissions Advising
Due to the individualized complexity of these programs, we are available to meet 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 the Graduate Advisor for Admissions, Sara McCarthy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.