Coronavirus Update: Social Work Fieldwork

Suspension of Touro Social Work Face to Face Fieldwork-Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Read full fieldwork update.

Last Updated: March 18, 2020, 9:00 am

Field Calendar

Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 FIELD CALENDAR: Full-Time Field Schedule (21 HOURS WEEKLY)

Mon, Sept 9 First day of Field Work
Mon, Sept 30 No Field Work
Tues, Oct 1 No Field Work
Wed, Oct 9 No Field Work
Mon, Oct 14 – Tues, Oct 15 No Field Work
Mon, Oct 21 – Tues, Oct 22 No Field Work
Week of Oct 21 Educational Plan Due
Friday, Nov 8 Field Progress Review Due
Thurs, Nov 28 – Fri, Nov 29 No Field Work
Mon, Dec 23 – Sun, Jan 5, 2020 Winter Recess – No Field Work
Mon, Jan 6, 2020 Field Work Resumes
Friday, January 10, 2020 Mid-Year Evaluation Due
Friday, January 17, 2020 Field I & Field III Completed
Tuesday, January 21 Field II & Field IV Begins
Monday, February 17 No Field Work
Tues, March 10 No Field Work
Thurs, Apr 9 – Thurs, Apr 16 Spring Recess – No Field Work
Fri, April 17 Field Work Resumes
Friday, May 8 End-Year Evaluation Due
Friday, May 15 Field Work Ends for Field II & IV Students

Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 FIELD CALENDAR: Part-Time Field Schedule (15 HOURS WEEKLY)

Mon, Sept 9 First Day of Field Work
Mon, Sept 30 No Field Work
Tues, Oct 1 No Field Work
Wed, Oct 9 No Field Work
Mon, Oct 14 – Tues, Oct 15 No Field Work
Mon, Oct 21 – Tues, Oct 22 No Field Work
Week of Oct 21 Educational Plan Due
Friday, Nov 8 Field Progress Review Due
Thurs, Nov 28 – Friday, Nov 29 No Field Work
Tues, Dec 24 – Wed, Jan 1, 2020 Winter Recess – No Field Work
Thurs, Jan 2, 2020 Field Work Resumes for 15 Hour Field Students
Monday, January 20 No Field Work
Friday, February 14 Field Work I & III Completed, Mid-Year Evaluation Due
Tues, February 18 Field II & IV Begins
Tues, March 10 No Field Work
Thurs, Apr 9 – Thurs, April 16 Spring Recess – No Field Work
Fri, April 17 Field Work Resumes
Mon, May 25 No Field Work
Fri, May 29 No Field Work
Friday, June 26 End-Year Evaluation Due
Thurs, July 2 Field Work Ends for Field II & IV Students

Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 FIELD CALENDAR (21 HOURS WEEKLY)

Mon, Jan 27 First day of Field Work – Field I
Mon, February 17 No Field Work
Week of March 2 Educational Plan Due
Mon, March 9 No Field Work
Tues, March 10 No Field Work
Mon, March 16 Field Progress Review Due
Wed, April 8 – Thurs, April 16 Spring Recess - No Field Work
Friday, May 8 Mid-Year Evaluation Due
Friday, May 15 Field I Completed
Monday,  May 18 Field II Begins
Monday, May 25 No Field Work
Friday, May 29 No Field Work
Friday, July 3 No Field Work
Friday, August 21 End-Year Evaluation Due
Friday, August 28 Field Work Ends for Field II


IMPORTANT: It is mandated that 300 field hours must be completed per semester. GSSW is closed on days designated as “No Field Work.” However, if you wish to, and your agency is open and grants permission, you may report for field work on such days.

Please note: Additional excused dates may be added. Please check the Graduate School of Social Work regularly for updates.