A Foundation of Strengths. A Vision of Justice. A Mission of Change.

Current PhD Resources

Current PhD Resources

Advising + MSW Plan Change Info »

Academic advising information for B.S.W., M.S.W., and Ph.D. degree students in the School of Social Welfare.


View degree requirements and Advanced Standing MSW curriculum.

Graduate Student Travel Funds

Find out more about travel funding for graduate students making presentations.

Graduation Resources

Find dates, times and additional details regarding the School of Social Welfare Graduation Recognition Ceremonies.

Grievance Procedures

This policy document articulates the procedures for hearing grievances arising in Social Welfare.


Academic handbooks for students enrolled in the B.S.W., M.S.W., and Ph.D. degree programs at the School of Social Welfare.

Job Opportunities

View job opportunities that are available in your field of study through the University Career Center.

Master Syllabi

Master Syllabus for an individual course is a template that is used by individual instructors to develop their course. This template specifies content, outcomes, and resources for B.S.W., M.S.W., and Ph.D. programs.

School of Social Welfare Student Positions & Position Descriptions

Student representatives are always needed in various capacities to provide input and feedback to the School and to support our educational mission. Elections for each academic year are held in the fall of that year. If you’re interested in getting involved with the School and have questions about any of the positions, please feel free to contact Kristin Trendel at katrendel@ku.edu.

Social Welfare Events