Advising

Wherever you are in your degree planning, your Social Work advisor is here to help.

Meet Colleen Rose , Student Services Coordinator and Recruitment Specialist.

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As a smaller school on a large campus, our advisor will take time to get to know you and discuss any questions you may have. Our aim is to help you achieve your academic and career goals while here at IUB.

Topics you may want to discuss with the social work advisor:

  • Is a BSW right for me?
  • Course planning
  • Admission to the BSW program
  • Overseas study
  • Graduation requirements
  • Careers in social work
  • Graduate school
  • Transfer credit
  • Barriers to success

Pre-SWK majors are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment with our academic advisor, Colleen Rose .

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By Appointment (preferred)

SWK majors are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor, Colleen Rose .

Schedule an appointment now

Drop-in Advising

Drop-in advising is available at 1105 E. Atwater Ave. on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9a-1p during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Be Prepared

Review your Academic Advising Report (AAR) prior to your advising session.

Any student interested in learning more about pursuing an MSW at IUB or another accredited school can schedule an appointment with our academic advisor, Colleen Rose . If you are a student specifically interested in the MSW at IUB, we encourage you to first attend an Explore Social Work (MSW only) session as well as visit our website. http://socialwork.indiana.edu/MSW/

Our program has a strong and successful tradition of welcoming students from other universities and community colleges. Check out the information below to learn more about the transfer process at IUB. Prospective transfer students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with our academic advisor, Colleen Rose .

You can review our degree requirements (PDF) and utilize the Credit Transfer Service to see how your courses transfer.

Transfer applicant steps:
  1. Apply to Indiana University Bloomington.
  2. After you have applied for admission to IUB, you may begin the process of applying to the BSW program.  You must be accepted to IUB before you can be accepted into the BSW program. Learn more about BSW admissions requirements and deadlines. .
  3. We will notify you as soon as your application is reviewed.