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MSW Orientation

Mandatory MSW Program Orientation

Fall 2019 Accepted Applicants

July 11th -13th 2019

RSVP to reserve your seat at orientation

by sending an email to

with the following information:

Your name as it appears on your MSW application

Texas State Student ID number (A0---)

Texas State NetID

The cohort in which you were accepted



MSW Orientation Agenda

Thursday, July 11th, 2019



 (Full-Time, Part-Time, On-campus and Online)


Check-In: 12:30 PM-12:45 PM

Foundation Students' Orientation: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM


Friday, July 12th, 2019



(Full-Time, Part-Time, On-campus and Online)


Check-In: 8:00AM-8:45AM

Foundation & Advanced Standing Students' Orientation: 9:00AM-8:00PM


Extended time includes Dinner with Social Work Faculty:   6:00PM-8:00pm

  (All New Foundation & Advanced Standing MSW Students ONLY)




Saturday, July 13th, 2019



(Full-Time, Part-Time, On-campus and Online)


Check-In: 8:30 AM-8:45 PM

Advanced Standing Students' Orientation: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM



A block of 50 rooms has been reserved at a nearby hotel (2.76 miles from campus.)


Hilton Garden Inn

2131 N Interstate 35,

San Marcos, TX 78666



Book Online


The room rate is $124.00 per night, which includes breakfast, and the reservation is under MSW Graduate Program. A general agenda is provided above to assist you with planning to attend the orientation. For those wishing to reserve a room with Hilton Garden Inn, the hotel is asking that you use the Book Online link provided to receive the rate listed above and reserve your room. Please note you will be responsible for making your reservation and providing payment at check out. Additionally, if you encounter an issue when utilizing the Book Online link, please contact Hilton Garden Inn directly, as we will not be able to provide assistance.



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