Frequently Asked Questions
How do I join the SSWGSA?
Good news! All students currently enrolled in the Rutgers School of Social Work MSW program are members of SSWGSA.
How do I contact the SSWGSA?
The best way to contact us is via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who can attend SSWGSA meetings?
Any and all MSW students are invited to join our meetings. If you are interested in attending but cannot get down to New Brunswick, let us know! We are always open to having virtual attendees via Skype.
Where and when are SSWGSA Council meetings held?
The executive council meets the third Sunday of each month, September through May, from 10 a.m. - noon in the School of Social Work Building, Room 209.
What does the SSWGSA do for the community?
Each year, the SSWGSA votes on a charity they want to help out for the year. During the year, a portion of the proceeds from every T-shirt and sweatshirt sold is donated back to the charity. This monetary donation, in addition to other services we may do over the year, is our way to give back to the community.
Is there an organization for the LBGTQ community?
Yes, following the death of Tyler Clemente two years ago, SWAGGER (Social Workers Advocating for GLBTQA and Gender Non-Conforming Equal Rights) was started by a group of social work students concerned about LGBT issues. For more information, contact Dr. Michael LaSala at email@example.com.
Is there a graduate student lounge on campus?
There are two graduate student lounges in New Brunswick Campus. The Graduate Student Lounge (GSL) is located on College Avenue Campus across from the Rutgers Student Center and directly behind Au Bon Pain. The entrance is located around the corner from Au Bon Pan under the archway between the RU Student Center and Au Bon Pan. The second location is the Art History Graduate Lounge, located at 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.