Student Resources

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation, both across the country and around the world. We are working closely with university officials to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Please visit the university's dedicated COVID-19 website for the most up-to-date information and announcements. 

During this time, we will be adding school-specific resources for students to this page, for easy access and reference. 


Student Basic Needs: Centralized resources for students who are food, housing, and financially insecure.

Student Quick References Guide: University and social work support services.

Commencement: Up-to-date information on university and social work ceremonies for 2020.


USC Student Health "Let's Talk" Virtual Sessions: Facilitated by a clinician, students can drop into a session to discuss how to cope with the current COVID-19 disruptions and social distancing.

USC Writing Center: Consultations now available online, by appointment only, March 25 - May 1 (appointment reservations begin March 24)

USC Libraries' COVID-19 Updates: Although physical libraries are closed, online resources to support remote learning are available, including Ask-a-Librarian virtual reference service.

USC Libraries COVID-19 Public Health National & International Government Coronavirus Resources: Created by Norris Medical Library.

Social Work Building Closures Notice


3.27.2020 Student Options for Field Hours during COVID-19

3.19.2020 Message to Students from Ruth Supranovich, director of field education

FAQs for MSW Interns during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Remote Learning Plan

Field Practicum Hours Log, Remote Template


3.20.2020 Message to MSN Students re: Suspension of Clinical Practicums, Follow Up

3.18.2020 Message to MSN Students re: Suspension of Clinical Practicums

3.18.2020 Message to MSN Students re: 2020 White Coat Ceremony

3.12.2020 Message to MSN Students re: OCI 1 & OCI 2 via Virtual Platforms


3.13.2020 Message to DSW Students, Cohort 6

3.13.2020 Message to DSW Students, Cohort 9