Below you will find downloadable forms that may be required while you are a student at SSW. If you have general questions, please contact the School's Office of Student Services at 631-444-3170. For academic advisement, contact our Lead Academic Advisor, Christine.Corrado@stonybrook.edu or call 631-444-3167.
Writing Resource for all SSW students:
American Psychological Association (APA) Style provides a foundation for effective scholarly communication because it helps writers present their ideas in a clear, concise, and inclusive manner. Learn more by clicking this link:https://apastyle.apa.org/
- If you would like to request a waiver of a required course, please complete the Petition for Waiver form.
- In order to request a change of your faculty advisor, please complete the Change of Advisor Request form.
For BSW students:
- BSW Class of 2024 Advisement Worksheet
- BSW Class of 2023 Advisement Worksheet
- If you would like to apply for an Independent Study, please carefully follow the instructions in the program handbook and complete the BSW Independent Study Proposal Cover Sheet.
- If you would like to request transfer credits towards your BSW degree, please read the Pre-approval for Transfer Credits and complete the Petition for Transfer Credits form.
For MSW Students:
- MSW Part-Time Program Academic Planning Worksheet
- MSW Advanced-Standing Academic Planning Worksheet
- MSW Full-Time Program Academic Planning Worksheet
- If you would like to request transfer credits toward your MSW degree, please complete the Petition for Transfer Credits form.
- If you are doing a Specialization during the 2nd year of your MSW program, you will need to complete the Assignment Verification Form for your HWC 515 Advanced Social Work Micro Practice I and HWC 516 Advanced Social Work Macro Practice I courses.
- If you would like to apply for an Independent Study, please carefully follow the instructions in the program handbook and complete the Independent Study Proposal Cover Sheet.
- If you are writing a Masters Project, please use the template for your title page.
- In preparation for meeting with your Faculty Advisor regarding graduation, you will need the Petition for Graduation and Summary Checklist forms, together with an unofficial copy of your transcript from Solar. Specific instructions and deadlines will be sent by the School's Office of Student Services in anticipation of graduation. Generally, the forms are due in November for December graduates and in April for May/August graduates.
- Non-Matriculated Application
For PhD students:
- PhD Program Handbook (for students who entered in 2012). Students who entered in other years, please speak with your Advisor or Iris.Fineberg@stonybrook.edu
- Thesis and Dissertation Forms
- Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines
For all Students and Faculty:
- SSW COMPLEMENTARY POLICY FOR P211: Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship (RCRS) Training (Instructions for accessing the CITI online training)
- SSW Complementary Policy for P211: Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship (RCRS) Training
SOLAR is Stony Brook University's primary administrative system used by students to register for classes, print schedules, view and pay bills, view transcripts, update personal information, report student employment hours, and more.You will need to check your SOLAR account regularly to review messages, "Holds" and "To Do List" items that you need to complete.
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Commuter Students & Off Campus LivingThe Office of Commuter Student Services and Off-Campus Living is committed to offering support, programming, resources and outreach targeted towards students who do not reside on-campus.
Student Accessibility Support Center
The Student Accessibility Support Center is the designated support service center to help enable students with disabilities to develop their academic potential, by making their academic experience accessible. In addition to arranging accommodations, a major part of the mission of SASC is to encourage students with disabilities to achieve a high level of autonomy at Stony Brook and far beyond.
Visit Campus Residences to learn more about campus housing options.
If you are a Veteran, visit Veterans Affairs for benefits, resources and information.