Social Work Advising


Kent School of Social Work
Oppenheimer Hall | Map
502.852.7418

Advising Requirements

Please visit the Undergraduate Catalog for University and Unit-Specific Advising Policies.

BSW Students: Bachelor of Social Work Students

The role of your advisor is to assist you in staying on track with academic progress. You must meet with your 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 852-5872.

Advising Availability

Advising is scheduled by appointment. For an appointment, call 502.852.5872 or 502.852.8009.

Who Is My Advisor?

Maya Lynum-Walker, M.A., M.S.

Maya Lynum-Walker

BSW Admissions Counselor & Online Advisor, Advisor for prospective and online students; welcomes new BSW students
Oppenheimer Hall
(502) 852-8009
malynu01@louisville.edu

Michelle "Chelle" Giese, M.Ed.

Michelle Giese

BSW Academic Counselor, Advisor for second year and above students in the on-campus BSW Program
Oppenheimer Hall
(502) 852-5872
m0gies01@louisville.edu

Laurie O'Hare, M.A.

Laurie O'Hare

BSW Program Manager, First Year Advisor & SW 101 Instructor
Admissions, Advising and Student Services
Oppenheimer Hall
(502) 852-3935
laohar01@louisville.edu