Coronavirus Information

Please visit this page often as it will be updated frequently.

Message from Dean Shari Miller - August 25, 2021


Message from the Office of Field Education- August 9, 2021



Visit the Stony Brook University COVID-19 website for updates:

School of Social Welfare COVID-19 Related Information: 

Planning for Fall 2021: Message from Dean Mondros

COVID-19 Vaccine Message - February 8, 2021 - A Conversation with Professor Maria E. Torres, PhD & Dr. Farah Haq, MD

COVID-19 Vaccine Message from Dean Mondros

COVID-19 Precautions for Field Placement Interns

BSW Grading Policy Fall 2020

Commencement Message to the Class of 2020 from Dean Mondros - September 28, 2020

Getting Ready for Remote Learning: Some good reminders and tips as you prepare!

July 31: Field Education Safety Protocols

July 31: Quarantine & Travel Guidelines:

July 10: Update on Registration and Schedule Information Fall 2020: SSW_Registration_Schedule_Changes

Important Updated Licensing Information: LICENSING DURING COVID 19 INFO 5.15. 20.ppt

Message from Dean Mondros to Graduating Students - Virtual Yearbook opens on May 20 at 5:30 PM: Virtual Yearbook Letter.pdf

SSW Response to Xenophobia and COVID-19: Message from Dean Mondros, May 11: Xenophobia Covid-19 SSW Response.pdf

Trauma Certificate Program for Graduating Students Open on Wednesday, May 6: Trauma Certificate for Graduating students.pdf
******* Update as of June 1: THE DEADLINE FOR THE TRAUMA CERTIFICATE PROGRAM HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 15, 2020. Further detail will be posted here, on Blackboard and on the SSW App later today. 

Field Exemption Form (see letter below dated April 13 for information about Exemptions): Field Exemption Form COVID_0.pdf

April 13: Update on Field Education and Graduation for Graduating Students: Graduating Students and Field April 14 final update.pdf

April 10: Student Financial Hardship Fund: SBU Student Emergency Support Fund.pdf

March 30: Loaner laptops from SUNY for Spring 2020 semester for those in need. There are a very limited #. Please email: with your SBU ID #, phone # and an explanation of your circumstance. 

Field Education Update: Field Education update March 29.pdf
Zoom Technology: FAQ's, March 27: Zoom Technology March 27.pdf

MSW Student Course Grading Policy for Spring 2020 - March 25. MSW Grading Spring 2020.pdf
BSW Student Course Grading Policy for Spring 2020 - March 24. BSW Grading Spring 2020.pdf

Getting Ready for the Virtual Classroom: Notice to Students issued on March 23: From Classroom to Cloud.pdf

Coronavirus update issued: March 20, via Blackboard: School of Social Welfare Fully Remote.pdf

Field Education letter to Students: March 18.pdf - Issued on March 18, 2020

Field Education letter to Students - Issued on March 17, via Blackboard
Field Education letter to Agencies - Issued on Tuesday, March 17 via SONIA

Travel Precautions - Issued on Saturday, March 7, via Blackboard

Coronavirus update - Issued on Monday, March 9,  via SBU email

Coronavirus update - Issued on Tuesday, March 10, via SBU email

Coronavirus update - Issued on Wednesday, March 11, via Blackboard

Coronavirus update - Issued on Wednesday, March 11 to all Field Agencies

Coronavirus update - Issued on Thursday, March 12, via Blackboard

Coronavirus update - Issued on Friday, March 13, via Blackboard

IMPORTANT: Additional resources about coronavirus can be found on the University website:

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The Leadership Symposium on March 11 will be rescheduled
The Manhattan Job Fair on March 12 will be rescheduled

Licensing Prep Classes will meet remotely - additional information will be forthcoming. Dates remain the same.