SSA values gifts of time from our knowledgeable graduates. There are many ways for alumni to volunteer with SSA.

To assist the Alumni Association, contact Yelene Modley at 773.702.1431.

To become a field instructor or a field site, contact Nancy Chertok at 773.702.1178.

To serve as a career mentor, contact Michael Jogerst at 773.702.1173.

To recommend a potential student, contact admissions@ssa.uchicago.edu at 773.702.1135.

For any other questions, please contact Heidi Nagel or call 773.702.1172. 

Alumni SPIF
Jeff Simms

Jeff Simms, AM '12

"I chose to study social work, and especially policy, because I believe working at that level is where one can truly affect some of the wider causes of poverty and homelessness."

Eddie Bocanegra

Eddie Bocanegra, AM '15

“I have built upon my life experience to establish a professional career in working with victims and perpetrators of violence … I want to instill hope, providing inspiration, optimism, and especially solutions.”