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Admissions Information Sessions & Recruiting Events

Berkeley Social Welfare admissions representatives, students and faculty regularly conduct on-campus information sessions, and participate in graduate recruiting events around California and across the country.

MSW Program & Admissions Information Sessions

These Information Sessions are group advising sessions designed to provide an overview of the admissions process and degree requirements of the MSW program.  No RSVP required.  Space is limited.  Space is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

        Wednesday, July 19th; 4-5:30pm, Haviland Hall, Room 5

        Wednesday, August 9th; 4-5:30pm, Haviland Hall, Room 5

        Wednesday, September 6th; 4-5:30pm, Haviland Hall, Room 5

        Wednesday, October 18th; 4-5:30pm, Haviland Hall, Room 5

        Wednesday, November 1st; 4-5:30pm, Haviland Hall, Room 5

MSW Program Information Session and Current Student Panel

The MSW Admissions Presentation and Student Panel is a large-group presentation about the MSW application process and program, including components such as the field education program, financial aid, the various concentrations to choose from, etc. Presenters and panelists include current students, faculty, admissions advisors, and Field Education faculty and staff.

Saturday, September 9th; 10:00am-12:30pm, Haviland Hall, Social Research Library


PhD and Concurrent Degree Program Admissions Advising

Due to the individualized complexity of these programs, we prefer to meet one-on-one with applicants considering the PhD, Combined MSW/PhD, Concurrent MSW/MPH, and Concurrent MSW/MPP.  To schedule an appointment, please e-mail the Graduate Admissions Advisor, Sara McCarthy at


Graduate Fairs and Recruiting Events

Meet Berkeley Social Welfare admissions representatives onsite at recruiting events around the country!

Tuesday, September 19th - New York City: Idealist Graduate School Fair

Monday, October 2nd - Washington, DC: Idealist Graduate School Fair

Wednesday, October 11th - San Francisco: Idealist Graduate School Fair

Thursday, October 12th - Los Angeles, Idealist Graduate School Fair

Saturday, November 4th - CSU Channel Islands: California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

Saturday, April 21st - University of the Pacific: California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education