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! Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
- The Library provides vital reference and research support, on-demand workshops, and more. Consider attending a tour to help familiarize yourself with its many resources!
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→ Useful databases and resources for Social Work and Social Welfare students
→ Useful databases and resources for Criminal Justice students
- The Teaching and Learning Center is available to provide assistance in reading, writing, math, science, and other subjects. The Center sponsors many workshops throughout the year.
253-692-4417 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Learning and Research Commons offers research support in a technology-rich environment.
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- Financial Aid staff meets with students during advising drop-in hours or by appointment to discuss the FAFSA, loans, scholarships, financial aid packages, and more.
253-692-4374 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Cashier's Office manages tuition and student account payments.
- School of Social Work and Criminal Justice scholarships are offered throughout the year, and upcoming opportunities will be announced to students via email and on our website.
- The Office of Student Fellowships and Awards offers support to UW Tacoma students in their applications for competitive institutional, national, and international fellowships.
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- Graduate Funding Information Service works with current graduate students, helping identify and locate funding opportunities for graduate school-related expenses including tuition, research, and conference or research-related travel expenses.
Taking Care of Yourself
- Student Health Services' (SHS) is available to support your physical health. In partnership with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, current students can find SHS at Franciscan Prompt Care at St. Joseph or any of five other Franciscan Prompt Care clinics in the South Sound. Students also have 24/7 access to Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care.
253-428-2200 | firstname.lastname@example.org
→ Immunization details for MSW and BASW students
- Psychological & Wellness Services provides free counseling to students.
253-692-4522 | email@example.com
- The Pantry exists to provide supplemental, nutritional, and culturally relevant food as well as hygiene items to all UWT students on campus.
253-692-4655 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Disability Resources for Students (DRS) offers assistance to any student with a documented physical, mental, or emotional disability.
253-692-4508 | email@example.com
- Visit the University YMCA Student Center for recreation and fitness, its student lounge and social spaces, plus a range of cultural, social, and academic events. After picking up your YMCA membership card at the University YMCA Student Center, you will have access at any Y location in Pierce and Kitsap Counties.
253-692-4481 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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 | email@example.com
- 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 Life 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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.