As a faculty member at the Silver School of Social Work, you are instrumental in each student’s academic and professional development. You will work collaboratively with other faculty and administrators to help students navigate academic and professional social work systems, and to ensure that students are meeting the school’s expectations and requirements in their transition through graduate study to a professional social work career. Faculty assist and mentor students throughout their education by providing a supportive, enriching, and challenging academic environment. Therefore, clarity regarding academic expectations and educational policies is essential for students to progress toward successful completion of the MSW program. This manual should be used as a reference to help you in your teaching role.