Discovery Days

The School of Social Work’s M.S.W. Program encourages you to participate in one of our upcoming prospective student Overview Sessions or Discovery Days. You’ll have the chance to get to know us, our program, the School of Social Work and the VCU community. For event dates, times and registration go to the VCU School of Social Work prospective student calendar.

Overview Session format

Facilitated by student success advisers, administrators and/or current students, this brief session will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and hear about:

  • M.S.W. degree program curriculum and courses
  • M.S.W. options (advanced standing, full-time, part-time, distance education)
  • M.S.W. application process
  • VCU and School of Social Work resources that support student success

Discovery Days format

Facilitated by student success advisers, faculty members, administrators, current students and/or alumni, Discovery Days are designed to provide you the opportunity to fully experience our program, school and university and include these opportunities to engage

Overview session

Facilitated by student success advisers, administrators and/or current students, this brief session will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and hear about:

  • M.S.W. degree program curriculum and courses
  • M.S.W. options (advanced standing, full-time, part-time, distance education)
  • M.S.W. application process
  • VCU and School of Social Work resources that support student success

Campus tour

Wear something comfortable and let the Office of Student Success staff or peer mentors lead you on a comprehensive tour of the university’s Monroe Park Campus, including social work landmarks.

M.S.W. student experience

Whether it is a class visit, topical lecture or social work service project, you will get a first-hand experience of our curriculum, professor expertise and teaching styles and the student engagement that you can expect from us.