Admitted Students Day 2017

April 1, 2017 9:00 am - 4:15 pm


Columbia School of Social Work,  1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City

Event Organizer

CSSW Admissions
(212) 851-2400

Welcome to Columbia University’s School of Social Work! We can’t wait to host you and tell you all about our school.

Here is the program:

9:00 AM | Lobby of Social Work Building; 3rd and Concourse Floors Check-in & Light Breakfast

9:15 AM – 12:00 PM | 311/312 Morning Sessions

Welcome Address
Michael Lovaglio, Assistant Dean, Enrollment & Student Services
Irwin Garfinkel, Interim Dean of the Faculty of Social Work; Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems

Curriculum Review
Craig Schwalbe, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor

Field Education: How, When, Where and Why
Kathryne H. Leak, Assistant Dean, Director of Field Education

Meet the Faculty – Q & A
Steven Schinke, D’Elbert and Selma Keenan Professor of Social Work
Carmela Alcantara, Assistant Professor of Social Work
Courtney Cogburn,Assistant Professor of Social Work
Rick Greenberg, Lecturer
Andrew Hamid, Lecturer
Amy Werman, Lecturer

12:00 – 2:00 PM  | Various tables on 1st & 2nd floors Caucus Fair
Reps from various student caucuses offer information about their groups.

12:00 – 1:00 PM | 3rd and 4th Floors Lunch with faculty and students
NOTE: Lunches for those with dietary restrictions will be located on a separate table on the 3rd floor.

Lunch Groups:
Group A: Room 404              Group B: Room 405    Group C: Room 406

Group D: Room 304              Group E: Room 305    Group F: Room 301      Group G: Room 302

Faculty Members Joining Lunch Groups:
Andrew Hamid, Lecturer; Jinyu Liu, Assistant Professor; Qin Gao, Associate Professor; Louisa Gilbert, Associate Professor; Mary Sormanti, Professor of Professional Practice; Desmond Patton, Assistant Professor; Courtney Cogburn, Assistant Professor; Amy Werman, Lecturer

1:30 – 3:00 PM | Various floors Breakout Sessions on various topics: Financial Aid 101, Online Campus, Field Education, NYC Life/Housing, etc.

3:45 – 4:15 PM | Room 311/312 Closing Remarks, Q & A Session & Raffle

5:00 -7:00 PM | NYC Optional: Take walking tour of Times Square with student ambassadors or join dinner group at Bernheim & Schwartz

NOTE: Admissions staff will have a table stationed on the 3rd floor, Room 311/312, during today’s program, from 9 AM – 4 PM, should you need assistance.