Social Work Calendar

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

Fall 2014

July 21, 23, 25, 2014
Mandatory Field Orientation for MSWI
See your Welcome and Orientation letter to determine which day you are scheduled
8:00am - 3:00pm, The Well, CSUS campus
An overview of Field Education and Library orientation for incoming MSWI
August 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 2014
TITLE IV-E New MSW Students Only - Title IV-E Orientaiton and Training Workshop
August 18, 9:00am-4:30pm, Union Lobby Suite, 1st floor - Full time and part time MSW I students
August 19, 8:30am-4:30pm, Union Lobby Suite, 1st floor - Full time MSW I                            August 20/21, 8:00am-5:00pm, Union California Suite, 3rd floor - Full time MSW I students, and Mental Health MSW II students                                                                                                  August 22, 8:30am-4:30pm, The Well Aspen and Meadows Rooms - Full time MSW I  students                                                                                                                         August 25, 8:00am-3:30pm, Union Auburn Room, 3rd floor - Full time MSW I students
Monday, August 25, 2014
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
     Welcome Power Point      Academic Orientation Power Point
August 26, 27, 28, 29, 2014
TITLE IV-E MSWII Students Only - Title IV-E CWS/CMS County Training Workshop
August 26/27 8:00am-5:00pm, 925 Del Paso Blvd - MSW II students only
August 28/29 8:00am-5:00pm, 925 Del Paso Blvd - MSW I & II students
Monday, September 1, 2014
Labor Day 
Campus Closed - no classes or Field
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
First Day of Instruction
Wednesday, September 3, 2013
BASW Field Orientation, Part 2 - 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.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
MSW I Field Orientation, Part 2 - Mandatory 
9:00am - 11:00am, University Union, 1st floor,  Redwood Room
Mandatory for MSW I students entering Field - Students must be enrolled in corresponding sections of SWRK 204A/295A
September 8-12, 2014
First Week of Field 
Students must deliver and discuss the Field Syllabus and Learning Agreement with  their field instructor no later than Monday, September 29, 2014
 Monday, September 8, 2014
Field Placement Information For  Faculty Liaisons Form Available
You will receive Instructions from your Faculty Liaison to complete a "Field Placement Information" form. (Most Faculty Liaison 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.
 Friday, September 19, 2014
Field Placement Information forms due to your Faculty Liaison (copy to the Social Work office)
Monday, September 29, 2014
Census Date
Registration must be finalized by this date
Wednesday, October 1,  2014
BASW Application for Graduation Due through the Registrar's Office
BASW students apply for graduation using their MySacState for Spring graduation
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 MSW Application for Spring Graduation Form Due to Graduate Studies
MSW II students download this form from the Graduate Studies website
Monday, October 1, 2014 Declaration/Change of SWRK Major Forms
Declaration/Change of SWRK Major forms will start being processed on this day and end on Friday, November 14, 2014
Monday, October 6, 2014
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. Original to be turned into the Social Work office.  Student to provide a copy to their Faculty Liaison. Field Instructors, Task Supervisors,  and student's should keep a copy for themselves. All Field Forms are found on the FORMS page of the Field Education link on the Social Work website.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Columbus Day (Observed 12/27/13)
Campus open - classes held, check with your Field site regarding Field work
Friday, November 7, 2014 Mid-Semester Field Placement Progress Reports Due
Field instructors should mail or email directly to faculty Field 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 14, 2014 Declaration/Change of Major Forms Due
Declaration/Change of SWRK Major forms will not be processed after this date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Deadline to submit Thesis/Project for final review to Graduate Coordinator
MRP 4010
November 27 – Nov 30, 2014 Thanksgiving Recess 
Campus Closed - no classes or Field
Friday, December 5, 2014, by 3:00pm Office of Graduate Studies Deadline to Submit Thesis
December 8– 12, 2014
Last Week of Field 
Students return to Field Monday, January 5, 2015
Friday, December 12, 2014
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 or SWRK 295A for the semester.
December 15– 19, 2014 Final Examinations – No Field
December 19 – 20, 2014 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 22 – Jan 25, 2014
Winter Recess (Students) 
Campus Open except where noted below - no classes, Field starts on Jan 5, 2015
December 23 – Jan 1, 2014
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 5-9
First Week of Field – Spring 2015
Students begin second semester of field on Monday, January 5, 2015
January 2-26
Winter Recess (Students) 
Campus Open - no classes, Field starts on Jan 5, 2015
Friday, January 16 Master of Social Work Application Deadline
For consideration of entry into the Fall 2015 MSW program
Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Campus closed - no classes or Field
Monday, January 26 First Day of Instruction
TBDThursday, January 30 MSW I Field Convocation – Mandatory Attendance-***Updated Information***
1:00pm – 3:00pm, University Union, Redwood Room (1st floor)
This convocation is mandatory for all current first-year master students
Monday, February 2
Advancement to Candidacy Form Due to The Office of Graduate Studies
MSW I students download this form from the Graduate Studies website             Thesis or Project       Check-In
Monday, February  2 Application for Graduation Due through the Registrar's Office
BASW students apply for graduation using their MySacState for Fall graduation
Monday, February 10
Undergraduate Field Orientation, Part A – Mandatory Attendance
Presentation Slides

5:30pm - 7:30pm, University Union, Redwood Room (1st 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
Wednesday, February 12
Undergraduate Field Orientation, Part A – Mandatory Attendance
Presentation Slides

5:30pm - 7:30pm, Mariposa Hall 1001
Students entering field in Fall 2015 must attend one of these orientations and be enrolled or already passed SWRK 140A
Thursday, February 13
Undergraduate Field Orientation, Part A – Mandatory Attendance
Presentation Slides

9:00am - 11:00am, University Union, Redwood Room (1st floor)
Students entering field in Fall 2015 must attend one of these orientations and be enrolled or already passed SWRK 140A
Monday, February 16 Washington's Birthday Holiday observed 12/31/2014
Friday,  February 20
Census Date
All Registration must be finalized by this date
Wednesday, March 4
Field Faire – Mandatory Attendance
9am – 12pm, University Union, Ballroom (1st floor)
Undergraduate and MSW I field placement opportunities available - Business attire is preferred
Monday, March 9
Current MSW I receive "MSW II Field Application" for Fall 2015 Field Placement, via Survey Monkey - Response due by Sunday, March 15, by 11:59pm
Monday, March 9
BASW Field Application forms available on Social Work Website at:
 www.csus.edu/hhs/sw/fieldeducation/forms
TBDThursday, March 6 MSW II Student Convocation                 Presentation Slides
9am - 12pm, University Union, Foothill Suite (3nd floor)
Thesis project formatting and deadlines for current MSW II students
Sunday, March 15
MSW II Field Applications survey due from current MSW I students  - for entry into Fall 2014 Field 
Friday, March 14 TBD
Field Interview Prep-Workshop
1:30 – 3pm, University Union, California Suite (3rd floor)
To register, e-mail your name to donna.leiva@csus.edu
Monday, March 23 Undergraduate Field Applications Due
For entry into Fall 2014 Field – place in "Drop-Box" outside, MRP 4010
March 23 – 27
Spring Recess 
Campus Open - no classes or Field, Field resumes on Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Monday, March 30 Cesar Chavez Birthday Holiday (Observed - Campus Closed - No Classes - No Field)
TBD Sunday,April 6
NASW Lobby Days – Registration Check-In & Exhibits
Sponsored by NASW for Social Work students. To register visit: The NASW website
TBD  Monday, April 7
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 10 Field Job Conversion Application Due
Applicable only to students doing Job-Conversion for Field Placement
TBD  Friday, April 18
CalSWEC Student Day
Riverside, CA
TBDThursday, May 1 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
TBDFriday, May, 2
Deadline to submit Thesis/Project for final review to Dr. Torres
MRP 4010
TBDFriday, May 9, 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
TBD Wednesday,May 14
Title IVE Graduate Symposium
11:30 AM, University Union, Redwood Room
TBD
Thursday, May 15
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