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Info for Alumni

Facts and figures

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th
by U.S. News & World Report
17,000
proud alumni
1,600
passionate students
200+
dynamic faculty

Alumni FAQs

Whether you're a recent alumnus/a looking for some direction, or someone who is looking to get involved with Rutgers, check out our Frequently Asked Questions listed below. If you have additional questions that are not answered below, or if you would like more specific answers, please email erin.capone@ruf.rutgers.edu or call 848-932-4436.

  • Visit the Association of Social Work Board's website for background on social work licensing exams, including registration, fees, and other requirements.

  • As stated by the NASW, "No. You cannot start counting the required 1,920 hours of face-to-face client contact until you have earned a master's degree in social work and have an LSW or proof that you are engaged in social work practice in an exempt setting for which licensure is not required." (NASW Licensing FAQs)

  • Visit the Office of Continuing Education webpage. Rutgers SSW Office of Continuing Education is the largest University-based program of its kind in the nation. This office offers over 400 programs each year, as well as 12 certificate programs all lead by expert instructors.

  • Yes. According to the NASW, "The New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE) issues licenses and certifications for a two-year period." (NASW Licensing FAQs). Answers may vary state-by-state.

  • Follow this link to our alumni employment webpage. This page is updated weekly with new job opportunities as they are sent to the school. 

    For expanded employment resources, including workshops and resume clinics, see Rutgers Career Knight.

  • For assistance in completing coursework or education verifying documents for licensure applications, contact studentaffairs@ssw.rutgers.edu

  • As alumni or former students, visit transcripts.rutgers.edu to obtain an official copy of your transcript.

  • Yes, Rutgers has support services available to veterans on all three campuses. Visit the Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Service for more information. 

  • Yes, you must present your personalized Rutgers Alumni Card to borrow any materials. Follow this link for more information about alumni cards.

  • Yes, the Rutgers University Alumni Association has a number of regional alumni clubs throughout the United States and Internationally. View a listing of regional alumni clubs here

  • Visit the Rutgers University Alumni Association website for a full listing of alumni benefits. Some include discounted apparel, international trips, and a perks card, which offers discounts at a number of retailers.

  • If you would like to replace or receive a duplicate copy of your diploma, please fill out this request form. This request form is valid for degrees conferred on all three campuses: Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. 

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