Incoming and Newly Admitted MSSW Students

Congratulations on your admission to the master’s program at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin. We are delighted to have you as part of the incoming class.

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Important dates

Summer 2024
  • May 30th:
    Mandatory orientation
  • June 4th: (Summer Classes)
    Registration for Post BSW Students only.
    For incoming Post-BSW students who were undergraduate students at UT Austin, please note that in order to register on June 5th for fall courses you must pay your summer tuition by 5 PM on June 4th. If your tuition is not paid, the registration system will not allow you to register for fall classes
  • June 5th: (Fall Courses)
    Registration for Post BSW students Only.
  • June 6th:
    First day of Class
  • June 7th:
    Tuition due by 5 p.m. CST (except for Post-BSW students who were undergraduates at UT Austin, for whom tuition was due on June 4th) 
Fall 2024
  • August 20th and 21st:
    Mandatory orientation
  • August 22nd:
  • August 22nd and 23rd:
    Practicum Engagement Seminar
  • August 26th:
    First day of classes
  • August 29th:
    Tuition due by 5 p.m. CST


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