The School of Social Work cares deeply about the health and academic progress of our students, as well as the safety of our faculty, staff and their families. We are committed to supporting the SSW community, while working together to take the necessary precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We encourage everyone to stay informed of the latest COVID-19 research and guidance. New information is emerging every week. We ask that you be kind, communicate what you need and take care of yourself.
The university has instituted mandatory health screenings for students, faculty and staff, and, invited visitors (e.g., on-campus tour groups). Individuals will be required to attest to:
The Daily Health Verification is NOT required for employees working remotely at home or at a non-UB location.
*Currently employees are asked to complete the Daily Health Verification on the online form. Coming Soon: Life Link chatbot tool will allow the UB commuity to quickly and easily submit Daily Health Verifications on your phone or from any browser.
To all UBSSW prospective students – despite the current situation surrounding COVID-19, our application process for 2021 continues without interruption, and we welcome your application.
The University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s inSocialWork Podcast will be taking a hiatus due to COVID-19 and our need to prioritize distance education. We will keep you posted on when we will return. Be kind to one another, and stay safe and healthy.
Some of our most vulnerable students—those who rely on the university for food, income or housing—are experiencing significant hardship due to the current crisis. Student emergency funds are available to help ensure these basic needs are met.