Large University Benefits, Small School Atmosphere
As a student at the Suzanne Dwork-Peck School of Social Work, you'll be part of a close-knit community, but still have access to all the resources of USC.
The Social Work Center, Montgomery Ross Fisher and downtown City Center buildings offer updated smart classrooms, beautiful views, and accessible faculty and staff. You'll have access to a dedicated computer lab with printers just for social work students.
From the first day of classes until graduation, you can stop by your advisor’s office. They are there to provide you with academic support, identify resources and develop plans of study to pursue your passions.
- Field Placement Faculty
Our field faculty work closely with each student to align your interests with placements to maximize your learning experience. Your assigned field faculty member teaches your Field Seminar course and will coach and support you throughout your internship.
- Admissions Counselors
Your dedicated admissions team is available to answer questions about this exciting and diverse profession. Schedule an individual appointment, or attend an information session to learn more details about the program, application process and making a plan to pay for your education.
Become a leader in student government and help plan school-wide events and town hall meetings.
We offer professional and social programming based on identities, including the Black, Latinx, Queer Alliance and Jewish Social Work Caucus.
Student groups also offer networking and events based on shared interests, such as the Unchained Scholars, Clinical, Disaster Response, Forensic and Military Social Work Caucuses.
Many services of the University are available to Suzanne Dwork Peck School of Social Work students.
The larger university offers many health and wellness resources that you'll have full access to as a Social Work student. Resources include:
- Medical care and mental health services through USC Student Health
- Wellness events and guides from USC Student Affairs
- The Village Fitness Center offers three state of the art fitness studios, a weight room featuring Hammer Strength benches & racks, and an extensive selection of ellipticals, bikes and treadmills.
- A public safety app that lets you immediately connnect with emergency responders on campus.