Student Resources

This page lists resources for Social Work students.

APA Style Links

Social Work uses APA Style for all written assignments. To learn how, see the following websites:

Writing Center

The university has a writing center available for undergraduate students. This center has online writing tips and individual appointments to assist students as they enhance their written communication skills. See the writing center website for more information.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

The DRC is a university office that works with students to obtain access to an equitable education. The DRC provides faculty with formal letters that state the kinds of accommodations that students require. Students are required to provide instructors with a DRC letter if they are asking for a specific accommodation. In addition, the DRC has many student services and supports. See the DRC website for more information.

Academic Success Center

This office has resources online, in workshops, and in individual tutorials to help students enhance their ability to learn with such topics as time management, studying, objective and essay test-taking, researching papers, drafting papers, class presentations, etc. See the ASC website for more information.

Counseling Services

The university has a free counseling center on campus for all Southern students. The counseling center provides screening, support groups, short-term counseling, and assists with referrals to area counseling centers if medication or further therapy is needed. See the counseling services website for more information.

Buley Library

The library offers a range of useful services for faculty and students: 1) online databases and electronic versions of numerous journals that can be accessed remotely or on campus; 2) a collection of videos and DVDs; 3) electronic course reading reserves; and 4) Lisa Bier, the reference librarian for Social Work (; 392-5131).

See the library website for more information


The University bookstore is located on the street level of the Michael J. Adanti Student Center on Fitch Street. See the bookstore website for more information.