Resources for Students
Studying social work means making the most of your education and your time at NC State. To help you achieve this goal, explore these tools and tips.
Scholarship Opportunities for Social Work Students
- Carolina Counseling Services Award
- Verna Dority MSW, LCSW Award
- Leland E. and Nancy Garrett Scholarship
Support for Writing and Research
Concise, clear writing is critical for professional social workers. Use these guides and resources to improve your writing:
- The Writing Resources Guide, NC State, D.H. Hill Library. Additional NC State library writing resources can be found below.
- NC State Writing and Speaking Tutorial Services at the University Tutorial Center helps students improve their writing.
- NC State Library Databases:
- NC State Library Tutorial, Teach Yourself: Beginning the Research Process
- Writing in APA, OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab
- Strengthening Your Writing Skills: An Essential Task for Every Social Worker, National Association of Social Workers
- Writing a Letter to your Member of Congress, NASW
- The New Social Worker Online
- Information for Practice
Volunteer, Career and Professional Resources
- NC State Career Development Center
- ePack: NC State job posting database
- Agency Volunteering and Shadowing Opportunities for Students
- Writing a Social Work resume that Works, NASW-NC
- Career Development Tips from NASW
- National Association of Social Worker Code of Ethics (NASW)
- National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter (NASW – NC)
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
- NC State Pathways to the Profession (Social Work)
Navigating MyPack Portal
Please use the videos below for more information on navigating MyPack Portal.
- Using the Enrollment Wizard
- Using the Pack Planner
- Information on Waiving Student Health Insurance or Enrolling in the Student Blue Health Plan
- Update your Housing Application
- Granting Parent/Guardian Access to Student Information
- Update Addresses and Phone Numbers
- Locating 1098T Tax Form
- Undergraduate Term Withdrawal
- Graduate Term Withdrawal
- Grade Exclusion Tutorial
- NOTICE: All students receive TWO grade exclusions for their entire academic career at NC State. Grade exclusions can only be used once, and once submitted are permanent and cannot be undone. Students are advised to schedule an appointment with their advisor to discuss grade exclusions before submitting them online. Any grade above an F should be discussed with an advisor first as D-,D/D+ grades can fulfill degree requirements. STUDENTS SHOULD NEVER SUBMIT A GRADE EXCLUSION FOR A C-/C/C+ GRADE.
NC State Links
- BSW Student Handbook
- BSW Student Field Video
- NC State Counseling Center: The Counseling Center counsels NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. It also offer psychological assessment and psychiatric consultation. The services are primarily short-term in nature, and ensure strict confidentiality. They make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate. Many services are free to currently enrolled students of NC State University.
- Department of Social Work Calendar
- NC State Academic Calendar
- NC State Housing
- Women of Welch (WOW) Village: NC State’s Living and Learning Villages are interest-based living communities that engage students both inside and outside the classroom. Villages provide an unparalleled living experience where you’ll make life-long friends and immerse yourself in the NC State community. Students who live in Villages have a 5-10% higher GPA than those who don’t. The Women of Welch (WOW) Village supports, empowers, connects and develops female leaders at NC State. Through focusing on empowerment, leadership, self-awareness, diversity and social justice the Village develops you into an empowered campus leader while challenging you to act as a citizen of the global community.
- Graduate Student/Married Student Housing
- NC State Bookstore: Get book lists, order books and learn about alternate options such as our rentals and buyback programs.
- OIED (Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity): Brings the offices of Equal Opportunity & Equity and Diversity & Inclusion together with four campus centers: the African American Cultural Center; the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Center; Multicultural Student Affairs; and the Women's Center. OIED also offers diversity and equity training through its Education & Training unit, and a campus-wide diversity newsletter, the Diversity Digest, through its Communications unit.
- Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
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