Newly Enrolled Students

Congratulations on enrolling at the GSSWSR!

Congratulations on your admission to the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research! We are thrilled to welcome you to our community of scholars and advocates. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions section below for details on your next steps.

Moodle  BIONIC  Field Education

Frequently Asked Questions

Bryn Mawr College maintains a COVID response webpage where you can get up to date information on the school's response to the virus. Check out that webpage here. To access your Health Center Patient Portal, click here. You can also get a copy of the Graduate Student Health Form here

Students, whether residential or commuting, are required to be vaccinated for the 2021-2022 academic year. To read President Cassidy's message on vaccination requirements and for more information, click here

You will receive instructions to access your Bryn Mawr account via your personal email. Follow the instructions to set up your Bryn Mawr account and email. For help setting up your account, please contact the Help Desk at

Students will be given instructions for registering via email over the summer. Registration information is also shared in Moodle in the GSSWSR Administrative Information For Students shell. You can access Moodle after you have set up your Bryn Mawr account. Course registration will take place in BIONIC once you have received your registration email. 

Orientation Information for Fall 2022 - Stay tuned for details!

General GSSWSR Orientation for Advanced Standing Students

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | Schedule TBA

General GSSWSR Orientation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Prep for Practice for Students Entering Field Education

Thursday, August 25 | Schedule TBA

Student services cover a wide range of topics including career services, writing support, technical support, student groups, student government, and more. For more information, visit the Student Services webpage or the GSSWSR Current Students Information and Resources shell in Moodle.  

GPS is an optional preparatory program on transitioning to graduate school that runs in the summer before the fall semester begins. More information about GPS and how to sign up will be made available via email. 

Prep 4 Tech and Prep for Research are both optional short preparatory programs. Prep 4 Tech offers an overview of technology used at the GSSWSR, and what technical support is available, and Prep for Research is for students entering their first Research course. Sign ups will be made available by email for students interested in participating. 

You will first meet your advisor during Orientation. You will then be able to meet individually with your advisor. 

For students entering field: 

Please note that students entering field will receive an email from the Field Education Office shortly after becoming an enrolled student. This email may arrive before your Bryn Mawr account is set up, in which case it will be sent to your personal email address. The steps outlined in the email should be completed as soon as possible.