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      Welcome to the Social Work Student Community Advocacy Network, SWSCAN. We are the Social Work student organization at the University of Houston- Downtown campus.  

      SWSCAN is open to any student at UHD with a 2.5 GPA or higher, able to commit to a minimum of 4 volunteer events a semester and attend at least 2 member meetings each semester. Our annual dues are $15 per semester or $25 annually.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at Also, don't forget to look for us on and Instagram@UHDSWSCAN and and Snapchat /SWSCAN

Commit. Grow. Lead.

Marisol Orozco– President

Karla Almendarez – Vice President

Estephani Carrizalez – Secretary

Melissa Trejo – Treasurer/Council of Org Liaison 

Portal Information


SWSCAN is an organization that is founded on the principles of service to the community, and abides by the National Association of Social Workers code of ethics. Service, Social Justice, Dignity and Worth of a Person, Importance of Human Relationships, Integrity, and Competence.



Organization Email

If your student organization does not have an email address, you can create one using gmail, yahoo, etc.

Student Organization Requirements

All student organizations at minimum must require that each student joining is a current UHD student in good academic standing with a 2.0 GPA or higher. You can list all other requirements here.

2.5 GPA
Open to any enrolled student at UHD
Participation in at least 4 volunteer events each fall and spring
Attend 2 organizational meeting per semester
Has a commitment to and interest in community service
Open to any social work program alumni

Student Organization Categories

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Proposed Advisor's First Name


Proposed Advisor's Last Name


Proposed Advisor's Position Title

Assistant Professor of Social Work

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