Social Work Advising

Kent School of Social Work
Oppenheimer Hall, room 207 | Map

Advising Requirements

In the Kent School of Social Work, advising is required for all students.

MSSW Students:

Advising is not required if a student is in good academic standing. Students should follow their chosen curriculum plan when registering for classes. Curriculum plans are available at:

Contact the MSSW Coordinator of Academic Affairs at (502) 852-7162 if you are unsure which curriculum plan you have chosen.

BSW Students:

The BSW Program Manager will be your assigned professional staff advisor. The role of your advisor is to assist you in staying on track with academic progress. You must meet with you advisor to register for classes at minimum until completion of the first 90 hours of educational requirements. Students are encouraged to speak with full time faculty members to discuss professional questions about the Profession of Social Work. If you have any questions, please call 852-3935.

Advising Availability

Advising is scheduled by appointment. For an appointment, call 502.852.3935.

Who Is My Advisor?

The role of your advisor is to assist you professionally and in the event you need to have an academic review, the advisor will serve as a mentor to help you succeed at Kent.

All Kent School students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program are advised by the Coordinator of Academic Affairs:


Laurie O'Hare

BSW Program Manager
Admissions, Advising and Student Services
Oppenheimer Hall, Room 215
HSC, K Building, 3rd Floor
(502) 852-3935
E-mail Laurie