Explore information related to financial aid, fellowships and scholarships; funded field programs; how to access Steve Hicks School’s supplemental financial resources including the Student Emergency Fund, Professional Development Fund and Food Pantry.

Requirements, information, forms and more for BSW, MSSW and PhD students who wish to work as teaching assistants, research assistants or assistant instructors at the Steve Hicks School.

Learn about the student organizations at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

More to Explore

Access field form and guides, check the Office of Field Education calendar, find contact information and more.

Search syllabi by program, course name, course number, semester/year or professor.

The DiNitto Career Center is a one-stop shp for career advising at all stages of the job market exploration.

Find workshops and events from the Steve Hicks School’s Office of Professional Development.

The University of Texas Libraries guide on getting started with social work research.

Visit this page for tech support and questions related to email, IDs, software and more.

See options for student parking on campus. Please note: Student employees working 20 hours or more are eligible for staff/class-A permits. Consider taking public transport: Capital Metro mainline buses and trains are free with a valid university photo ID.

Texas law classifies each person who applies for admission to a Texas public college or university as a resident of Texas, a nonresident, or a foreign (international) student. How you’re classified is important because it determines whether you pay non-resident tuition rates or in-state rates, which are lower. Being a resident also qualifies you to apply for financial aid awarded by the state.

This university office seeks to create and maintain an education and work environment free from all forms of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, exploitation and intimidation where all students, faculty and staff can learn, work and thrive.

The National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics is intended to serve as a guide to the everyday professional conduct of social workers.

Mental Wellness Resources

Individual and group counseling, wellness workshops, psychiatric services and crisis counseling.

New virtual mental health and well-being platform for currently enrolled UT Austin students – will replace MySSP (My Student Support Program)

Individual and group therapy for anxiety and stress-related disorders.

Counseling services in each college and school.

Resources for students in recovery and in hope of recovery for drug and alcohol use disorders. (located in Bellmont Hall within DKR Stadium).

Counseling services available to academic employees (e.g., TAs, AIs and GRAs).

Counseling, advocacy, support and an emergency fund.

mindful UT promotes student mental health through mindfulness-based classes, workshops and trainings.

Additional Wellness Resources

Dashboard where UT community members can share their campus climate experiences.

Resources and education responsive to the needs of women and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Contributes to a culture of well-being at UT through evidence-informed health promotion, resources, skills development and support that are responsive to needs of the community.

Self-paced learning environment to help improve emotional and physical health.

Substance misuse prevention initiatives.

Free app designed specifically for UT students to enhance well-being.

Campus-wide coalition committed to assessing and addressing health and wellness needs at UT Austin

Basic Needs

Facilities and programs for physical fitness and healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Assistance during times of emergency, including family emergencies, missing students, hospitalization, absence notifications and more.

Food pantry and career closet.

Primary care, gynecology, urgent care, preventive care, sports medicine, physical therapy and more.

Financial Support

Scholarships, loans, emergency funding and financial aid

Scholarships and emergency financial assistance for international students.

Academic and Professional Development

Graduate student pedagogical, academic and professional support.

Advocate group for graduate and professional students.

Tutoring, learning specialists and peer academic coaching.

Assistance with university-related interpersonal difficulties, university policies and bureaucracy and conflict resolution.

Accommodations for disabilities and instructional continuity.

Undergraduate and graduate student career development support.

Help at any stage of the writing process.

Reporting Concerns About a Student

Report concerns about students, faculty and staff.


UT Austin’s dedicated campus police department.