The Admissions Office is responsible for evaluating transfer credits from other colleges. If you have specific questions, you may call 878-5514, visit Moot Hall, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Social Work Department Chairperson will advise you on applying any transfer credit to the Buffalo State social work major.
Questions on fulfilling the requirements for graduation should be directed to your assigned advisor. Please make an appointment with your advisor to review Degree Works the semester prior to your intended graduation date.
Each student is responsible for checking with the Registrar's Office, Moot Hall, about graduation filing dates.
Forms for academic appeals are available in the Academic Standards Office, Twin Rise 100.
Once you are accepted as a social work major or pre-major, an academic adviser will be assigned to you by the Social Work Department. A list of advisers is posted outside the Social Work Department office or you can look up your assigned adviser in your BANNER account.
Your adviser's office hours are available in the Social Work Department Office, Caudell Hall 354, posted on faculty office doors, and on the web here.
You should make an appointment to see your advisor whenever you have personal, professional, or academic concerns to discuss. You do not have to limit your contact to preparation for registration.
Please check in the Social Work Department Office, Caudell Hall 354, to make sure a file has been set up for you. You should also read over the advisement policy in the Student Handbook.
If there is a problem between you and your advisor, you should contact the department chairperson at 878-5705 for an appointment to discuss the matter. Changes in advisor are made in certain instances but only with the approval of the department chairperson.
You should check with the department faculty or the department secretary for clarification on policies. Specific problems should be discussed with the department chairperson by appointment.
Academic credit for life experience and previous work experience will not be given in whole or in part in lieu of the field practicum or of courses in the professional foundation.
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