Getting to NYU
For more information on how to travel by train, bus, subway or car, click here.
The NYU website lists click helpful guide when choosing where to stay near campus. As shared on their website, "there are so many options available on where to stay...recommending hotels isn't an option." We agree -- there are numerous online tools available to find hotel options that meet your unique needs. To learn more about the areas and hotel options around campus, click here. If you are interested in staying in a hotel, please consider the Washington Square Hotel, which is near the symposium and offering a discounted rate.
Set right on Washington Square (a block from the Symposium location), this family-owned and Parisian-influenced hotel is 3 blocks from 3rd Street restaurants, theaters and clubs, and only 1 block from the West 4th Street station serving several subway lines. There is a restaurant serving American bistro food, as well as a lobby bar; breakfast is included for hotel guests. The fitness room and WiFi is free. Art deco-style double beds and king bed guest rooms are available. To book your room with the discounted IASWG rate, click here or contact the hotel by phone at (212) 777-9515 and tell them you are attending the Symposium for the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG).
We have secured a large block of extremely affordable rooms in NYU dormitory housing, located within two blocks of the conference. NYU housing is safe, convenient, and located steps from Washington Square Park. Registration for NYU Founders Hall will open in late February.
Founders Hall offers a large, dorm-style suite of two bedrooms (with two twin beds in each bedroom) sharing a bathroom. Two options are available:
NYU Founders Hall Offers:
Cancellation & Refund Policy for Founders Hall Reservations
EXTENDED Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017. Submit your Symposium Presentation Proposal now! Click here to learn more.
Call for Papers: Groupwork in Practice - The new Groupwork in Practice section of Groupwork will provide an opportunity to publish papers that are more descriptive of groupwork in practice, learn more here.
2017 Groupwork Student Essay Competition - Whiting and Birch are happy to announce the third Groupwork Essay Prize of $100.00. Student groupworkers are invited to submit an essay or paper on any aspect of their practice of groupwork. Any student on a first degree or masters program, or those who have graduated in 2016, may submit an essay or paper (maximum 5,000 words) for the prize.
Free Access to newest Groupwork article! Click here to read, "Stories of change in a Québec group for men who have perpetrated violence against a partner," by current IASWG members.