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Division of Social Work

Social Work Calendar

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

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

Spring 2017

January 3-6 2017
First Week of Field – Spring 2017
Students begin second semester of field on Monday, January 3, 2017
January 4-17, 2017
Winter Recess (Faculty) 
Campus Open - no classes
January 13, 2017 Master of Social Work Fall 2017 Application Deadline
Applications accepted from October 1, 2016 – January 17, 2017 MSW Application webpage
Monday, January 16, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Campus closed - no classes or Field
Monday, January 23, 2017 First Day of Instruction
February 1, 2017
MSW Application for Spring Graduation Form Due to Graduate Studies
MSW II students download this form from the Graduate Studies web site
February 1, 2017
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
February  1, 2017 Application for Graduation Due through the Registrar's Office
BASW students apply for graduation using their MySacState for Fall graduation
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Lincoln’s Birthday
Campus open - classes held, check with Field site for Field work - Holiday observed 12/29/2017
Monday, February 20, 2017 President's Day
Campus open - classes held, check with Field Site for Field work - Holiday observed 12/30/2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

MSW II Student Convocations               Presentation Slides (2017)

2/16/2017 ~ 4:00pm - 5:30pm, University Union, Forest Suite 2nd Fl

2/20/2017 ~ 6:00pm - 7:30pm University Union, Forest Suite 2nd Fl

2/23/2017 ~ 9:30am - 11:00am University Union, Foothill Suite 3rd Fl

Thesis project formatting and deadlines for current MSW II students

REMINDER: Review the Office of Graduate Studies THESIS/PROJECT/DISSERTATION requirements, submissions & deadlines

Friday,  February 17, 2017
Census Date
All Registration must be finalized by this date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Field Faire – Recommended Attendance for Current MSW I & BASW going into Field Fall 2017 - MSWII Placement Flyer - BASW Placement Flyer
9am – 12pm, University Union, Ballroom (1st floor)
Undergraduate and 2nd Year MSW field placement opportunities available - Business attire is preferred
March 20 – 24, 2017
Spring Recess 
Campus Open - no classes or Field, Field resumes on Monday, March 27, 2017
March 12, 2017 NASW Lobby Days – Registration Check-In & Exhibits
Sponsored by NASW for Social Work students. To register visit: The NASW web site
March 13, 2017 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 web site
Friday, March 31, 2017
Cesar Chavez Birthday Holiday (Observed - Campus Closed - No Classes - No Field)
April 21, 2017 Title IV-E Student Day - Long Beach, CA
April TBD, 2017
Field Job Conversion (or Job-Related) Application Due
Applicable only to students doing Job Conversion or Job-Related Field Placement for Fall 2016
April 21, 2017
Deadline to submit Thesis/Project for initial  review to Dr. Russell
Turn thesis/projects in to the Social Work office front desk in MRP 4010.  Turn-around time is approximately 4 days. 
May 5, 2017 Deadline to submit abstract for participation in the Research Symposium to  (voluntary)
Submit hardcopy to Dr. Nam in Mariposa Hall 4010 or send via email
May 5, 2017, 3:00pm Office of Graduate Studies Deadline to Submit Thesis - Be sure to visit the OGS web site for more information
May 8 – 12, 2017 Last Week of Field Instruction
May 10, 2017
Title IVE Graduate Symposium
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, University Union, Ballroom 2
May 11, 2017
Annual Research Symposium
5:00pm - 7:00pm, University Union, Orchard Suite
May 12, 2017 Field Evaluations Due – Last Day of Field
Field Evaluation form (new 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 in an “Incomplete” in your Field Instruction class (SWRK 195B or SWRK 295B or SWRK 295D for the Spring semester)    
May 15 – 19, 2017
Final Examinations - no Field
May 19 & 20, 2017                                           

Spring Commencement Ceremonies
Division of Social Work, May 20, 2017, 8:00 am at the Golden 1 Center.  Please visit Commencement Home for more information.    


May  24, 2017 Spring 2017 Semester Grades Due
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day
Campus closed

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