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This organization has been formed to represent the students in the graduate Master of Social Work (MSW) Program in the School of Social Work at SJSU. The goals of this organization are:
The implementation of these goals shall be reflected by:
Section 1. Participation in this organization is open to all social work students at SJSU. However, only graduate-level social work students at SJSU are eligible for membership in this organization.
Section 2. General membership is restricted to matriculated, currently enrolled students in the MSW Program at San José State University.
Section 3. One hundred percent (100%) of all members of the organization must be matriculated, currently enrolled students in the MSW Program at San José State University.
Section 4. Membership in the organization will not be denied to anyone on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, color, age, gender, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or disability. (Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 41500).
Section 5. No member of this organization shall engage in hazing, participate in hazing, or commit any act that causes or is likely to cause bodily danger, physical harm, or personal degradation or disgrace resulting in physical or mental harm to any fellow student or person attending this institution (California Education Code, Article 8, Sections 10851-10853).
Section 6. SWGSA will not collect dues or fees from its members.
Section 7. Executive Board of Directors are those who are listed in Article V. Committee Chairs will also be referred as to “Executive Board of Directors” or “Committee Chairs”. Those who join committees (not as chairs), will be referred to as “Committee Members”. As a group, everyone collectively may be referred as as “SWGSA Leaders”. SWGSA members shall be those outlined in Article IV, section 2.
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All MSW students enrolled at SJSU are automatically members of SWGSA. There is no enrollment process nor association fees.
Applications to become an SWGSA Leader for AY 2023-2024 open on 3/30/2023 and close on 4/23/2023.
SWGSA thrives on building a network between all social work students and the school. We do this by hosting several social events throughout the year, such as BBQs, comedy night, and the Annual Social Work Graduation. As an SWGSA member, you will have access to custom social work merchandise and space to voice student concerns or questions.