Social Work Calendar

Please check back regularly as dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Fall 2015 (under construction)

July TBD, 2015

Mandatory Field Orientation for Fall 2015 MSWI
See your Welcome and Orientation letter to determine which day you are scheduled
8:00am - 12:00noon , The Well, CSUS campus. with Prof. Mimi Lewis, Field Education Director
1:00pm - 3:00pm , CSUS Library with Librarian Bill Kristie
An overview of Field Education and Library orientation for incoming MSWI

August 2015 TBD

Monday, August 24, 2015
MSWI Welcome Reception and Academic Orientation 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, University Union, University Ballroom, 1st floor For new incoming MSWI students transitioning into Graduate school         
August , TBD 2015
TITLE IV-E MSWII Students Only - Title IV-E CWS/CMS County Training Workshop

Monday, August 31, 2015
First Day of Instruction
Monday, August 31, 2015

Pre-Field Institute (Voluntary)

TBD
Wed., September 2, 2015
BASW Field Orientation, Part B - Mandatory 
9:00am - 12:00pm, University Union, 1st floor,  Hinde Auditorium
Mandatory for all Undergrad  students entering Field - Students must be enrolled in corresponding sections of SWRK 140B/195A.
Suicide Prevention Workshop - Voluntary (1st 100 attendees)
1:30pm - 4:00pm Hinde Auditorium
Thursday, September 3, 2015
MSW I Field Orientation, Part B - Mandatory 
9:00am - 12:00pm, The Well - Terrace Suites
Mandatory for MSW I students entering Field - Students must be enrolled in corresponding sections of SWRK 204A/295A
Monday, September 7, 2015
Labor Day 
Campus Closed - no classes or Field
September 8-11, 2015
First Week of Field 
Students must deliver and discuss the Field Syllabus and Learning Agreement with  their field instructor. Completed, signed by student and Field Instructor,  Learning Agreement due no later than Monday, September 28, 2015. Turn into the Social Work drop box.
 Tuesday,  September 8, 2015
Field Placement Information Form for  Faculty Liaisons Form Available
You will receive Instructions from your Faculty Liaison to complete a "Field Placement Information" form. (Most Faculty Liaisons use the form found on Blackboard - some have their own form) Complete the form, and return to your Faculty Liaison as they have instructed. Provide a copy to the Social Work office by dropping it in the drop box outside the Social Work office in Mariposa Hall # 4010.
Monday, Septemaber 28, 2015
Learning Agreements & Safety Protocol Verification Form Due
To be completed by the Field Instructor with student present and signed by Field Instructor, Student, and Task Supervisor (if applicable). Original to be turned into the Social Work office.  Student to provide a copy to their Faculty Liaison. Field Instructors, Task Supervisors (if applicable),  and student's should keep a copy for themselves. The Learning Agreement form can be found on Blackboard and on the  FORMS page of the Field Education link on the Social Work website.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Census Date
Registration must be finalized by this date.
Thursday, October 1,  2015
BASW Application for Graduation Due through the Registrar's Office
BASW students apply for graduation using their MySacState for Spring graduation
Thursday, October 1, 2015 MSW Application for Fall 2014 Graduation Form Due to Graduate Studies
MSW II students download this form from the Graduate Studies website
Monday, October 12, 2015
Columbus Day (Observed 12/29/15)
Campus open - classes held, check with your Field site regarding Field work
Friday, November 6, 2015 Mid-Semester Field Placement Progress Reports Due
Field instructors should mail or email directly to Faculty Liaison unless otherwise instructed by the Faculty Liaison.  All Field forms are found on the FORMS page from the Field Education web link on the SW website
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Veteran’s Day 
Campus Closed -  no classes or Field
Friday, November 20, 2015
Deadline to submit Thesis/Project to Graduate Director for review - for Fall Graduation only
Turn thesis/projects in to the Social Work office front desk in MRP 4010.  Turn-around time is approximately one week.  You will be notified via email when your thesis/project is ready to be picked up.
November 26 – Nov 29, 2014 Thanksgiving Recess 
Campus Closed - no classes or Field
TBD, December TBD , 2015
MANDATORY MSW I Student Academic Convocation TBD
Friday, December 4, 2015, by 3:00pm Office of Graduate Studies Deadline to Submit Thesis
December 7– 11, 2015
Last Week of Field 
Students return to Field Monday, January 4, 2016
Friday, December 11, 2015
Field Evaluations Due – Last Day of Field 
Signed (by Field Instructor and student), original Field Evaluation to be turned in to student’s Faculty Liaison.  DO NOT TURN IN TO SOCIAL WORK OFFICE OR Drop Box.  Failure to submit a complete Field Evaluation by this date may result in student receiving an “Incomplete” in SWRK 195A/ SWRK 295A, SWRK 295C for the Fall semester.
December 14– 18, 2015 Final Examinations – No Field
December 18 – 19, 2015 Winter Commencement Ceremonies (Social Work on Saturday)
8:30 am, Power Balance Pavilion.  To sign up visit: The Graduation Sign Up webpage through the College of Health and Human Services.  Click here for additional Graduation Information
December 21 – Jan 31, 2015
Winter Recess (Students) 
Campus Open except where noted below - no classes, Field starts on Jan 4, 2016
December 25, 2014 –  Jan 1, 2016
Winter Break 
Campus Closed - no classes or Field

Spring 2015 

   
Friday, January 2
Fall 2014 Semester Grades Due – Last day of Fall 2014 Semester
January 2-26
Winter Recess (Students) 
Campus Open - no classes, Field starts on Jan 5, 2015
January 5-9
First Week of Field – Spring 2015
Students begin second semester of field on Monday, January 5, 2015
Friday, January 16 Master of Social Work Fall 2015 Application Deadline
Applications accepted from October 1, 2014 – January 16, 2014 MSW Application webpage
Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Campus closed - no classes or Field
Monday, January 26 First Day of Instruction
Monday, February 2
MSW Application for Spring Graduation Form Due to Graduate Studies
MSW II students download this form from the Graduate Studies website
Monday, February 2
Advancement to Candidacy Form Due to The Office of Graduate Studies
MSW I students can find more information and download the template form from the SW Advancement to Candidacy webpage
Monday, February  2 Application for Graduation Due through the Registrar's Office
BASW students apply for graduation using their MySacState for Fall graduation
Thursday, February 5 MSW I Field Convocation - Mandatory Attendance
8:00am - 11:30am, University Union, Redwood Room
 Tuesday, February 10
Undergraduate Field Orientation, Part 1 – Mandatory Attendance*
Presentation Slides available soon

8:00am - 10:00am, University Union, Foothill Suite, 3rd Floor
*Students entering field in Fall 2015 must attend only ONE of these orientations and be enrolled or already passed SWRK 140A
  Wednesday, February 11
Undergraduate Field Orientation, Part 1 – Mandatory Attendance*
Presentation Slides available soon

2:00pm - 4:00pm, University Union, Orchard Suite, 2nd Floor
*Students entering field in Fall 2015 must attend ONE of these orientations and be enrolled or already passed SWRK 140A
Thursday, February 12
Undergraduate Field Orientation, Part 1 – Mandatory Attendance*
Presentation Slides available soon

5:00pm - 7:00pm, The Well, Terrace Suites, 2nd Floor
*Students entering field in Fall 2015 must attend ONE of these orientations and be enrolled or already passed SWRK 140A
Thursday, February 12
Lincoln’s Birthday
Campus open - classes held, check with Field site for Field work - Holiday observed 12/30/2014
Monday, February 16 Washington's Birthday
Campus open - classes held, check with Field Site for Field work - Holiday observed 12/31/2014
Friday,  February 20
Census Date
All Registration must be finalized by this date
Thursday, February 26 MSW II Student Convocation               Presentation Slides
3pm-4:30pm, The Well- Meadow & Vineyard Room (2nd floor)
Thesis project formatting and deadlines for current MSW II students
Wednesday, March 4
Field Faire – Mandatory Attendance For Current MSW I and BSW going into Field in Fall 2015
9am – 12pm, University Union, Ballroom (1st floor)
Undergraduate and 2nd Year MSW field placement opportunities available - Business attire is preferred
Thursday, March 5 (revised)
BASW Field Application forms available on Social Work Website at:
 www.csus.edu/hhs/sw/fieldeducation/forms
Friday, March 6
Current MSW I receive "MSW II Field Application" for Fall 2015 Field Placement, via Survey Monkey - Response due by Friday, March 13, by 11:59pm (revised)
Wednesday, March 11
Field Interview Prep-Workshop - Highly Recommended for BASW & current MSW I
10am - 12:00pm,  University Union, Hinde Auditorium, 1st floor
REVISED - no Registration required - seating limited to first 170 students
Friday, March 13 at 11:59pm (revised)
MSW II Field Application (via Survey Monkey) due from current MSW I students  - for entry into Fall 2015 Field 
Friday, March 20 (revised)
Undergraduate Field Applications Due
For entry into Fall 2015 Field – place in "Drop-Box" outside, MRP 4010 by 4pm
March 23 – 27
Spring Recess 
Campus Open - no classes or Field, Field resumes on Monday, March 30, 2015
Tuesday, March 31 Cesar Chavez Birthday Holiday (Observed - Campus Closed - No Classes - No Field)
Friday, April 3 Title IV-E Student Day - Advocacy and Empowerment in Action: Social Justice in the 21st Century@ the Chaminade Resort in Santa Cruz,  http:/calswec.berkeley.edu/2015-student-day
Friday, April 17 (revised)
Field Job Conversion (or Job-Related) Application Due
Applicable only to students doing Job Conversion or Job-Related Field Placement for Fall 2015
Sunday, April 19
NASW Lobby Days – Registration Check-In & Exhibits
Sponsored by NASW for Social Work students. To register visit: The NASW website
Monday, April 20
NASW Lobby Days – Appointments With Legislators
Sponsored by NASW for Social Work students. Students will be excused from field this day if attending. To register visit: The NASW website
Friday, April 24
Deadline to submit Thesis/Project for initial  review to Dr. Torres
Turn thesis/projects in to the Social Work office front desk in MRP 4010.  Turn-around time is approximately 4 days.  You will be notified via email when your thesis/project is ready to be picked up.
Thursday, April 30 Deadline to submit abstract for participation in the Research Symposium to Dr. Torres (voluntary)
Submit hardcopy to Dr. Torres's mailbox in Mariposa Hall 4010 or send via email
Friday, May 1
Deadline to re-submit Thesis/Project for final review to Dr. Torres
Turn thesis/projects in to the Social Work office front desk in MRP 4010.  Turn-around time is approximately 4 days.  You will be notified via email when your thesis/project is ready to be picked up.
Friday, May 8, 3:00pm Office of Graduate Studies Deadline to Submit Thesis - Be sure to visit the OGS website for more information
May 11 – 15 Last Week of Field Instruction
Wednesday, May 13
Title IVE Graduate Symposium
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, University Union, Redwood Room
Thursday May 14
Annual Research Symposium
5:00pm - 7:00pm, University Union, Forest Suite (2nd Floor)
Friday, May 15 Field Evaluations Due – Last Day of Field
Field Evaluation form (new blank form or copy from Fall semester) with ORIGINAL signatures (student and Field Instructor) for Spring must be turned into your Faculty Liaison (usually your Practice Instructor)  DO NOT TURN IN TO SOCIAL WORK OFFICE OR Drop Box.  Failure to submit a completed Field Evaluation form to your Faculty Liaison by this date may result receiving an “Incomplete” in your Field Instruction class (SWRK 195B or SWRK 295B or SWRK 295D for the semester   
May 18 – 22
Final Examinations - no Field
May 22 & 23
Spring Commencement Ceremonies (Social Work on Saturday)
8:30 am, Power Balance Pavilion.  To sign up visit: The Graduation Sign Up webpage through the College of Health & Human Services.  Click here for additional Graduation Information
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day
Campus closed
Wednesday, May 27 Spring 2014 Semester Grades Due

Click here for additional dates and deadlines as listed on the CSUS Academic Calendar


If you have questions please call the Social Work office at (916) 278-6943