Presentation on theme: "University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work 2014-2015 Tips for Success."— Presentation transcript:
University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work Tips for Success
Tip 1 Be Aware! Read the Daily Bulletin It has important updates and notifications about all sorts of school opportunities! Look at Bulletin Boards on the second floor hallway—especially the SSW Student Government Association (SGA) board Attend SGA meetings/read the notes
Tip 2 Use your resources! The Office of Student Affairs (SSW, Room 2W14) The Computer Lab (on the 4th floor of the SSW) The Writing Center (on the 3 rd floor of the SMC Campus Center) Library Resources: Gail Betz, MLIS UMB Student Counseling Center HS/HSL Library – Suite 440 (410)
Tip 3 Be a people person! Ask questions in class and develop good rapport Utilize faculty members as a resource Connect with your fellow students—for now and the future Be proactive if you have questions…remember, it’s a BIG school!
Tip 4 Be Active! Annual Leadership Interest Meeting Sept. 22 nd Attend meetings: University Student Government Association (USGA) and SGA Join student groups: AWDE, CAN, CMA, CSWF, ISWO, LASO, LGBTQAU, OASIS, SCOPE Join SSW Committees: Admissions, Clinical Concentration, Educational Resources and Informatics, Field Education, Management and Community Organization (MACRO), Master’s Program, Student Grievance, Student Review Be involved in your community support local businesses, read posters, smile at people
Tip 5 Remember to Reach Out! SGA SGA Office is 2E09 (SSW, 2 nd Floor) SGA Officers: President – Asya Lee Vice-President – Elizabeth Weber Treasurer – Miriam Bennett Recording Secretary – Sharonda Saunders Corresponding Secretary – David Lascu Student Affairs They can help IF they know you need it!