Resources for Students

Thank you for choosing to attend Tulane School of Social Work! Below are resources to assist you during your time as a student and beyond.


Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs leads and oversees programs and services that support the students and faculty in areas relating to curriculum and the learning environment. It develops, revises, and implements policies and procedures and includes program managers and academic success coaches.


Key TSSW Contacts

Looking for specific information related to the School of Social Work, including admissions, certifications, research, and more? Find it here!


University Resources

Here’s where you can locate a variety of Tulane University resources relevant to graduate students. It includes how you can access additional support and connect with other campus departments to further your development.


Report an Incident or Concern

Any member of the Tulane community can report, anonymously or not, incidents or concerns about individuals or groups. Type of concerns include academic concerns, behavioral concerns, bias/discrimination, complaints, accessibility, health or safety, and Title IX among others. Visit to complete a form.

Academic Success Coaching

Academic Success Coaches support graduate students in achieving their educational goals. Through regular one-on-one meetings and individualized success plans, coaches can help you create actionable steps to navigate your program as it relates to graduate school transition, time-management, motivation, testing anxiety, stress management, and decision-making.


Documents & Forms

Documents include the various policies in place here at the School of Social Work, and forms help you request assistance or report concerns. Here you can find information related to academic conduct, ethics, degree and practicum verification, grade appeals, incomplete courses, independent study, continuing education, professional development, and student feedback.


Job Listings

The School of Social Work helps our students gain employment both during their education and upon graduation. 

For students seeking on-campus employment, explore our Graduate Employment Opportunities.

For students seeking off-campus employment, Handshake offers a variety of tools to help you on your professional journey. 

Get Started with Handshake:

  1. Log in to Handshake. Use your Tulane ID and password and log in to the Handshake Portal. 
  2. Fill out your profile. Some of your information will already be in your Handshake profile. Check to be sure all information is correct and fill out the remainder. Take the career interests survey to optimize your job search. Be sure to add "Social Work" under the "major" section of your profile.
  3. Upload a document. You will want to have a public resume available in Handshake for employers to see. 
  4. Go to the Jobs page and filter for the type of job you're seeking. A few Job Role options that may suit you are Child, Family, and School Social Workers, Healthcare Social Workers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers, and Miscellaneous Social Workers.
  5. Follow jobs and employers you are interested in. When you follow an employer or a job, you will automatically start receiving information about the company or job so you will not miss out on updates or new opportunities. 

Looking to Hire? 

Post a job or browse student and alumni resumes on Handshake. If you are a new user, please register for an account. We will approve you within 48 hours. Please flag "Social Work" as a required major.

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