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Welcome to UW Tacoma's School of Social Work and Criminal Justice!

The following resources are available to you as a student and member of our campus community. We encourage all students to explore each area, ask questions, and give feedback.

Descriptions of additional campus programs, resources, and services are also available via MyUW or the General Catalog.

We look forward to meeting you on campus!

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► Quick Links

New resource for MSW students!

University 501 (U501) is a self-guided, online resource designed for graduate and professional students at all three campuses and is intended to help prepare you for your arrival to and start at the University of Washington:

Visit U501 now!

► Academic Support


► Money Matters


► Taking Care of Yourself


► Military and Veterans

  • Veteran and Military Resource Center staff members are available to provide assistance to students regarding the G.I. Bill® and veteran’s benefits.
    253-692-5723 |
  • Remember, continuing students with veteran status may register on the first day of Period I registration! Students who are not currently receiving veterans benefits will need to provide proof of veteran status to the Veteran and Military Resource Center.


► Center for Equity and Inclusion

  • The Center for Equity and Inclusion offers student success mentoring, the EMBRACE program, and many other opportunities to enable learning through the exploration of human differences.


► Getting Involved on Campus

  • Student learning, persistence, and attainment in college are strongly associated with student engagement. Check out our student organizations and upcoming events by visiting Student Engagement and the DawgDen.
  • Criminal Justice League: The CJ League aims to provide Criminal Justice majors and minors with opportunities which complement their classroom learning. Their overarching goal is to provide quality interaction, support, and well-being for victims, offenders, criminal justice professionals, and family members who have been affected by the criminal justice system.
  • Student Social Work Organization: Guided by the NASW Code of Ethics, the Student Social Work Organization (SSWO) strives to empower individuals, groups, and communities towards social change by listening, advocating for social justice, and serving our community with competence and integrity.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at