- Prospective Students
- Current Students
New Student Orientation for MSW students, which includes SEED activities, will be held August 30 - September 1, 2016. Orientation activities on August 30, 31, and September 1st are required for all incoming MSW students. A pre-field instruction workshop on August 31st is required for students beginning advanced field instruction in the fall term.
Orientation is a great opportunity to meet and connect with MSW students, faculty, and staff. During Orientation students will also receive their faculty advisor assignment, attend SEED mini-courses, and attend a pre-field instruction workshop (if beginning field in the fall).
If you are unable to attend any of the Orientation activities, or have any other questions regarding Orientation, please contact the Office of Student Services at (734) 936-0961 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may wish to check back periodically, as the Fall Orientation schedule is a work-in-progress and updates will be made throughout the summer.
Share, Explore, Engage, Discover (SEED) 2016 is the School of Social Work's first semester experience offered during Fall term. SEED features programming tailored to incoming students as well as returning students, faculty, and staff. The goals of SEED include strengthening connection and community at the School of Social Work, exploring PODS (privilege, oppression, diversity, & social justice), and learning foundation-level social work skills.
SEED Mini-courses (SW 510)
(for incoming students only)
Twelve social work topics offered during orientation as foundation-level mini-courses. Incoming students are required to enroll in one SEED mini-course of their choice. Please note that registration is on a rolling basis and your top choices may be filled.
One of the twelve topics (Section 12) is a blended section that will be offered in the evenings. Students attending this blended section are not required to attend the SEED Welcome and will be given a recording of the welcome program.
To receive (1) academic credit, full attendance is required on 8/30 and 9/1. Mini-courses will be held in the School of Social Work and East Hall. Please refer to your orientation schedule for the location and room number of your section.
SEED Social Justice Series
(open to all students, faculty, and staff)
Workshops, speaker events, and/or social events offered throughout Fall term. In consideration of the upcoming election season, this series of events focuses on social work and politics.
If you should require accommodation or have any questions regarding SEED activities, please contact email@example.com.
August 30, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:30am
This event is a requirement of SW 510: SEED Mini-courses. Note special instructions for SW 510 section 12 participants.
Continental breakfast provided.
August 30, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
(Day 1 of 2)
August 30, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
(Evening 1 of 2)
SW 510 Section 12 only*
August 31, 2016 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
All incoming MSW students are required to attend.
September 1, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
(Day 2 of 2)
September 1, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
All SSW students, faculty, and staff are invited to mingle at this strolling reception celebrating the new academic year.
Light appetizers provided.
September 1, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
(Evening 2 of 2)
SW 510 Section 12 only*
September 14, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Engage with local organizations and politicians at this tabling event!
Light refreshments provided. RSVP.
September 26, 2016 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm
View the first presidential debate surrounded by fellow social workers, social justice allies...and delicious snacks!
October 27, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Reflect upon and discuss the current presidential election season.
Lunch is provided. RSVP.
November 8, 2016 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
View the live presidential election results surrounded by fellow social workers, social justice allies...and delicious snacks!