About the College of Social Work
The University of Utah College of Social Work is dedicated to providing outstanding education and training to the professional social workers of tomorrow.
Through education, research, and community engagement, the College of Social Work advances the transformation of policies, practice, and interventions to alleviate human suffering, enhance well-being, and promote social justice.
The University of Utah College of Social Work, established in 1937, is a leader in social work education in the Intermountain West. The College offers students an inclusive and challenging learning environment where students are encouraged to collaborate with faculty, peers, and community partners in analyzing and resolving critical social problems.
Message From the Dean
I am honored and privileged to be the eighth dean to lead the College of Social Work in as many decades. Much has changed since the first students enrolled in 1937. Technology now impacts every aspect of the profession, services reflect the needs of our 21st century population, and annual tuition costs have climbed a bit beyond the original cost of $90. All of these differences speak to opportunity as well as to need.
The College of Social Work has continually strived to meet the demands of our changing world. Students in our undergraduate and graduate programs make use of clinical classroom training in their real-world practicum placements, our faculty and doctoral students study how people cope with pain and stress in our onsite psychophysiology lab, and generous alumni and friends create scholarships that open the doors of education for dozens of students each year. I invite you to explore our stories and discover what makes this college a leader in social work education and research.
I believe the College of Social Work is truly an inspiring place and I want to ensure that our program continues to be poised for growth for the next 80 years. I look forward to the many pathways and achievements we will embark on together.
Martell L. Teasley, PhD Dean
Fall and Spring Schedule
Monday - Thursday: 8 A.M. – 7 P.M.
Friday: 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Closed: Saturday and Sunday
Classes in the lab
The lab is also unavailable to all students when classes are being held. Postings will be made prior to classes.
Holiday Break Hours
Hours: 8 A.M. – 4 P.M.
The Computer Lab will be closed on Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve for Holidays.
Monday - Friday: 8 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Closed: Saturday and Sunday
If you are not sure who to contact, please call or visit our main office for assistance.
801-581-6192, Room 101
801-581-8827, Room 107
Computer Lab Tech Assistance
801-585-3703, Room 212 211
BSW & MSW Offices
801-581-8053, Suite 331
801-585-5979, Room 214