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.

Students at Utopia Theatre

Important dates – Fall 2021

  • August 18-19:
    Mandatory orientation
  • August 20-24:
  • August 23-24:
    For incoming students in the 2-year program: Field Engagement Seminar (more information coming soon)
  • August 25:
    First day of classes
  • August 30:
    Tuition due by 5 p.m. CST


Before orientation
Before school starts

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