How to Apply

Important Deadlines for 2023 BSW Admissions



Submit an online application at with all required supplemental documents submitted (PDF preferred).

  • Required supplemental documents include the experience document and personal statement document. Instructions for these documents are located under "Supplemental Items and Documents" within the application portal.
  • Applicants applying with courses completed from other institutions who wish to have specific courses evaluated for transfer credit, must also fill out an additional document indicating which courses they would like evaluated. A link to this document is within the application.

March 1, 2023

For applicants taking courses at another institution, an interim transcript must be received by 

March 30, 2023

Complete all prerequisite courses and academic requirements.

End of Winter 2023 semester

For applicants who have a transfer credit evaluation pending for courses from another institution, detailed course outlines must be submitted for Transfer Credit Evaluation at

April 15, 2023

For applicants taking courses at another institution, a final transcript must be received at

May 15, 2023

For second degree applicants applying with a first degree from another institution, confirmation of degree must be received at

May 15, 2023

Application Instructions 2023
  • The BSW application for Fall 2023 will be available online in mid-October at the following link:
  • To apply, applicants must select "Create Account" or if you have already created an account, “Sign In”.
  • Once your account is created and you are signed in, select "Create Application," select the type of application that applies to you, then select your campus (St. John’s) and area of interest (Social Work Undergraduate).
  • There are two academic programs to choose from: Bachelor of Social Work (First Degree) and Bachelor of Social Work (Second Degree).
  • Applicants applying to the Second Degree who wish to be considered for the First Degree program should they be unsuccessful in obtaining a seat in the Second Degree program must apply to both programs separately by March 1.
  • Applicants currently enrolled at Memorial will not be charged a fee for this application.
Application Inquiries

School of Social Work (Social Work program or application)
Tel: (709) 864-8165

Office of the Registrar (Memorial University application or general admission)
Phone: (709) 864-4431