The School of Social Work is home to several active student organizations that will help you meet like-minded Lumberjacks, get career advice, attend conferences and participate in a variety of social events and community service projects.
For more information about any of SFA’s more than 200 student clubs and organizations, you can contact your faculty advisor to find the best fit for your interests.
Social Work Student Council
The Social Work Student Council provides students the opportunity to weigh in and help shape the future of the School of Social Work.
Members of the Social Work Student Council have input on a variety of policies related to academics and student affairs. Student council members are selected each year by a committee of faculty members from the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs.
Social work organizations
Joining a professional organization is a great way to explore career paths and build connections with other students and professionals in your field. Students in the School of Social Work can become members of several local and national organizations, including:
- Association of Graduate Students of Social Work
- National Association of Social Workers
- Student Association of Social Workers
Social work honor societies
Undergraduate and graduate students who meet eligibility requirements can become members of the SFA chapter of Phi Alpha, the national honor society for social workers. SFA’s chapter, Theta Omega, has been going strong since 1999 and is active in a variety of community service projects.
In addition to gaining valuable career information and networking opportunities, Phi Alpha members can apply for unique scholarships and awards.