Department of Social Work

Forms for the MSW Program


Add course(s) after the 2nd week of the semester, drop a course after the deadline, request a refund, etc.
  • Online UMD Graduate School Petition (to Cancel/Add/Swap/Change Grade Basis/Register for more than 18 credits)
  • Add/cancel courses to the Program Degree Form
    • Complete form following instruction #1 
    • Submit to Student Support Assistant for routing of signatures
    Advisor Change Request Form (word) 

    Advisor Change Request Form (pdf)

    Application for Degree Form Instructions
    • All MSW students must submit form to graduate.
    Background Check Information for Field Placement
    Clinical Licensure ("UMD MSW Certification of Clinical Hours" form)
    Graduation packets can be requested online only after students receive an email from the University of Minnesota Grad School stating their Grad Degree Plans have been approved. This email will contain a link to the Graduation Degree Packet.

    Course Approval Form

    Graduate Degree Plan form
    • All graduate students must file a Graduate Degree Plan form listing all courses that will be completed and used to satisfy degree requirements.
    • Approval of Graduate Degree Plan form can take up to 3-4 months.
    Incomplete Form 

    Incomplete Policy

    Independent Study Proposal SW 5091 Form 

    Independent Study Proposal SW 5091 Instructions 

    MSW Masters Project Information forms. (.pdf

    Late Registration Fee Appeal 

    Special Projects (SW 5096) Guidelines

    Time Extension Request Form
    • 7-year time limit for earning the Master's degree (admitted and matriculated prior to spring 2013)
    • 5-year time limit for earning the Master's degree (admitted and matriculated spring 2013 and beyond)
    • Submit to Student Support Assistant for routing of signatures
    Transfer Course - Policy and Procedure Waive Required Course Policy 

    Waive Required Course Request

    Waiver of Student Service Fee Request

    UMD Social Work Department

    220 Bohannon Hall
    1207 Ordean Court
    Duluth, MN 55812

    (218) 726-8497
    1 (888) 534-9734

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