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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Looking for a student perspective? Get in touch with a current MSSW student to learn about their experience at the Steve Hicks School and ask any questions you may have.

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Important dates

Summer 2023
  • May 25th:
    Mandatory orientation
  • May 30th:
  • June 1st:
    First Day of Class
  • June 6th
    Tuition due by 5 p.m. CST
Fall 2023
  • August 15-16th:
    Mandatory orientation
  • August 17th:
  • August 17th-18th:
    Field Engagement Seminar
  • August 21st:
    First day of classes
  • August 24th:
    Tuition due by 5 p.m. CST


Before orientation
Before school starts

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