Discover Week 2022

by First Year Experience

Orientation

Fri, Aug 19, 2022 9:00 AM –

Sun, Aug 28, 2022 10:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Past Events

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Brunch

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Various locations
Discover Week Small Group Meeting

Meet with your orientation small group. Your orientation leader will provide the location.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center (D4)
Dear World

Dear World believes in the power of your story. Stop by to participate in the Brain Tattoo experience with the orientation leaders and your fellow new students. You’ll even be able to walk away with a really cool portrait of yourself.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Freiberger Field (D4)
Student Activities Fair

Interested in joining a club or organization on campus, but not sure where to look? Look no further! There will be booths reprsenting many of the campus' clubs and organizations at this activity fair! You will be able to ask questions, sign up to receive emails from clubs or just hang out. Discover all the CWRU campus offers!

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Cleveland Hillel (E4)
Cleveland Hillel Welcome Back BBQ

Stop by Cleveland Hillel to hang out, meet people and grab some great bbq. Vegetarian options are available as well. 11303 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Various locations
Dinner

GROUPS 1 to 40 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
GROUPS 41 to 80 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Official Meal Plans have now begun. If you do not have a regular meal plan due to commuting from off-campus and plan to eat on campus for dinner tonight, be sure to get a voucher from your orientation leader.

Sun, Aug 28, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Your Residence Hall
Residential Hall Meeting

Meet with your RA to discuss community standards for your residence hall and community and ask any questions.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Brunch

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Clapp 201 (E5)
Chemistry Proficiency Exam

If you are interested in taking the Chemistry Proficiency Exam, plan to attend this exam session. If you did not pre-register and/or have questions, please email Drew Meyer: dam135@case.edu

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wade Commons (E2)
Target Shuttles Available

Shuttles to Target will be available for students to shop. Review the shuttle schedule:
Shuttles will depart from Wade Commons along Juniper Rd. between Sherman and Raymond House on the hour at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Shuttles will stop at Fribley Commons a few minutes after the hour.
Shuttles will depart from Target and return to campus on the half hour at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fribley Commons (F6)
Target Shuttles Available

Shuttles to Target will be available for students to shop. Review the shuttle schedule:
Shuttles will depart from Wade Commons along Juniper Rd. between Sherman and Raymond House on the hour at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Shuttles will stop at Fribley Commons a few minutes after the hour.
Shuttles will depart from Target and return to campus on the half hour at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Various locations
Where are my classes? Tours

Your orientation leaders will provide you with an opportunity to find the physical locations of your classes for the fall semester. Your orientation leaders will provide you with a location to meet them. Be sure to bring along your schedule so you can find the correct buildings!

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Olin 313 (D6)
Computer Science Proficiency Exam (CSDS 132)

If you are interested in taking the proficiency exam for the CSDS 132 course (Java), plan to attend this exam session. If you did not pre-register and/or have questions, please email Harold Connamacher hsc21@case.edu

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Online
Computer Science Proficiency Exam (ENGR 131)

If you are interested in taking the proficiency exam for the ENGR 131 course (MATLAB), plan to attend this exam session. If you did not pre-register and/or have questions, please email Christopher Miller cjm139@case.edu

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Rockefeller 301 (D5)
Engineering at CWRU: Forging Your Own Path

Come learn about the Case School of Engineering with the CSE Peer Advisors. The Case School of Engineering Peer Advisors are a group of experienced upperclassmen engineering students who are here to support all students in the school of engineering, helping YOU be successful and forging your own engineering journey. Current CWRU students are here to answer your engineering-related questions through a student lens! Come learn about the engineering school, double majoring and how to utilize the CSE Peer Advisors. There will be a short introduction presentation then open up into a Q&A session on everything engineering: internships, co-ops, extracurriculars, classes, scheduling and more.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Clapp 108 (E5)
La Alianza Meet & Greet

Join current members of La Alianza, a CWRU Latinx student organization that serves the community, celebrates the Latinx culture and supports Latinx students, to learn more about the resources available to new students. Connect with current CWRU students who are part of La Alianza and have any of your questions answered.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Bingham 140 (E5)
Join CWRU Emergency Medical Service: Information Session and Q&A

Representatives of CWRU EMS will share a short presentation and answer any questions regarding the services CWRU EMS provides and how you can apply to become an EMT and serve the campus community.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Various locations
Where are my classes? Tours

Your orientation leaders will provide you with an opportunity to find the physical locations of your classes for the fall semester. Your orientation leaders will provide you with a location to meet them. Be sure to bring along your schedule so you can find the correct buildings!

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom (D4)
Posse Program Meeting and Dinner

Senior Classroom A
All Posse 6 members are expected to attend to meet with their Faculty Mentor Martha Schaffer to connect and share their experiences as Discover Week comes to a close and classes begin on Monday.
Senior Classroom B
All Virtual Posse 1 members are expected to attend to meet with their Faculty Mentor Nathalie Nya to connect and share their experiences as Discover Week comes to a close and classes begin on Monday.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, First Floor Conference Room (D4)
President's Leadership Development Program Orientation and Dinner

This session is for President's Leadership Scholars in the Leadership Development Program. It includes an orientation to the program as well as a cohort dinner.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Various locations
Dinner

GROUPS 1 to 40 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
GROUPS 41 to 80 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Official Meal Plans have now begun. If you do not have a regular meal plan due to commuting from off-campus and plan to eat on campus for dinner tonight, be sure to get a voucher from your orientation leader.

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thwing Center (D4)
Sparti-Gras

If you’re passionate about media, student expression or just looking for a fun experience, join
Case Western’s University Media Board (UMB) for an evening of games, food, and raffle prizes!
UMB’s media-affiliated groups, who cover everything from journalism, to satire, theater, and
radio will be eager to answer questions, show off their cool work and publications, and sign up
new members. Come for a night of fun!

Sat, Aug 27, 2022
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
East Bell Commons (D3)
Movie Night

University Media Board’s Film Society invites you to experience an outdoor movie under the
starry night sky. Enjoy free concessions and a social event in East Bell Commons, across the
street from the Cleveland Museum of Art and Tinkham Veale University Center – a short walk
from the first-year residence halls. Bring your own blanket!

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Various locations
Individual Advising Appointments Available

Sign up for a timeslot during open advising times to meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor to address interests, goals and questions. You will sign up for an appointment during your SAGES course meeting. Be sure to sign up for a time that does not conflict with any of your required activities.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rockefeller 301 (D5)
Physics Proficiency Exam

If you are interested in taking the Physics Proficiency Exam, plan to attend this exam session. If you did not pre-register and/or have questions, please follow the information on the Physics website: https://physics.case.edu/undergraduate-programs/introductory-physics/physics-proficiency-exams/

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Nord 400 (D5)
Pre-Law Information Session

Learn about your options as a pre-law student, pre-law advising, academic considerations and tips for preparing for law school. For more information, explore resources for pre-law students at the Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education website. case.edu/postgrad

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Allen Memorial Medical Library, Ford Auditorium (D4)
Pre-Med & Pre-Health Information Session

Students interested in pursuing a healthcare path (medicine, dentistry, physician assistant, etc.) should attend this informative session designed to help students create goals for their education at CWRU and beyond. Our Pre-Health Advisor will be able to answer questions and provide resources to get you started on the right path. For more information, explore resources for pre-health students at the Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education website. case.edu/postgrad

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thwing Center, Atrium and Porch (D4)
Jump Start Breakfast

Sponsored by the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity (OIDEO), this event provides an opportunity to meet OIDEO Vice President Robert Solomon, OIDEO Associate Vice President Heather Burton. They will discuss and share strategies to help you thrive. This event is by invitation only. Invited students will receive an email. Pre-Registration is required by Aug. 22.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Various locations
Lunch

GROUPS 1 - 40 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
GROUPS 41 - 80 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Freiberger Field (D4) Rainsite: Tinkham Veale University Center (D4)
CWRUinCLE: Serve and Explore

If you pre-registered for a trip, you will receive an email with your specific trip information. The CWRUinCLE: Serve and Explore experience is a chance for you to get to know each other and the Cleveland community by volunteering and exploring throughout the city. Walk-in spots are available if you are not already assigned to a trip. Students should bring their CaseOneCard ID/RTA pass, a face mask and spending money.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Strosacker Auditorium (D5)
Math Proficiency Exam

If you are interested in taking the Math Proficiency Exam, plan to attend this exam session. If you did not pre-register and/or have questions, please follow the information on the Math website: https://casfaculty.case.edu/christopher-butler/math-proficiency-exams/

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center (D4)
Service Organization Fair

Stop by to connect with some of the CWRU student organizations focused on service and philanthropic efforts in Cleveland.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Various locations
Dinner

GROUPS 1 to 40 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
GROUPS 41 to 80 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Cleveland Hillel (E4)
Cleveland Hillel Shabbat Dinner

Start off the year with a Shabbat celebration at Hillel! Good food. Good people. Great times.
11303 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
East Bell Commons (D3)
Spartan-Fest Presented by CWRU Greek Life

Celebrate the end of the week with an evening of carnival games and food!!

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Chabad, 1524 E.115th
Shabbat - Discover Chai Beta Delta

Calling all lovers of homemade challah and matzah ball soup! Join other Jewish Spartans at the first Shabbat dinner of the semester to enjoy delicious food and awesome company. Come see for yourself why many students call this their highlight of the week!

Fri, Aug 26, 2022
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Friday Fire & Dance Party

Join FYE Residence Life team for a glow dance & glow volleyball tournament at Leutner Pavilion, game night at Raymond House, and a campfire event at the North Residential Village

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Various locations
Individual Advising Appointments Available

Sign up for a timeslot during open advising times to meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor to address interests, goals and questions. You will sign up for an appointment during your SAGES course meeting. Be sure to sign up for a time that does not conflict with any of your required activities.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
9:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Various locations
Campus Scavenger Hunt

Discover Week Small Groups 41 to 80
Meet with your small group and orientation leaders in your designated location to kick off your campus resource scavenger hunt challenge. Your orientation leaders will provide you with your specific meeting location.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Various locations
Student Success @ CWRU

Discover Week Small Groups 1 to 40
Being a successful student at CWRU can look different for everyone. Your orientation leaders will guide you through some of the ways in which you can be successful right from the start. Your orientation leader will provide you with your meeting location. Your orientation leaders will provide you with your specific meeting location.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Various locations
Lunch

GROUPS 1 - 40— Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
GROUPS 41 - 80— Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Various locations
Individual Advising Appointments Available

Sign up for a timeslot during open advising times to meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor to address interests, goals and questions. You will sign up for an appointment during your SAGES course meeting. Be sure to sign up for a time that does not conflict with any of your required activities.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Harkness Classroom (D3)
Orientation for New Music Majors

Music majors will meet Department of Music faculty and become familiar with policies and procedures associated with the music major. You will also officially fill out paperwork and declare music as your major.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Various locations
Campus Scavenger Hunt

Discover Week Small Groups 1 to 40
Meet with your small group and orientation leaders in your designated location to kick off your campus resource scavenger hunt challenge.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Various locations
Student Success @ CWRU

Discover Week Small Groups 41 to 80
Being a successful student at CWRU can look different for everyone. Your orientation leaders will guide you through some of the ways in which you can be successful right from the start. Your orientation leader will provide you with your meeting location.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Harkness Chapel (D3)
Music Ensemble Information Meeting

This is open to all students interested in participating in a music ensemble. Music majors are required to attend.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center (D4)
Experiential Education Fair

Explore experiential education opportunities at Case Western Reserve. At this fair, you can discover internship, practicum, study abroad, co-op and service opportunities and resources.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Job Fair

Explore opportunities for on-campus employment with various departments at Case Western Reserve.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Various locations
Dinner

GROUPS 1 to 40 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
GROUPS 41 to 80 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom (D4)
The Emerging Leaders Program Sweet Treat Exchange

Join us as we share information about a learning opportunity that will sweeten up your first semester on campus, the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). The Emerging Leaders Program is specifically designed for first-year students who want to understand and develop their unique talents and skills to positively impact our campus community. ELP participants learn about leadership and student organizations and graduate empowered to make a positive impact on our campus community. ELP graduates, upper-class mentors and staff coaches will be available to answer questions and share sweet treats!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thwing Center, Off-Campus Student Lounge (D4)
Take Home Spartan Spirit

Join Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services and channel your Spartan spirit into a piece of fun DIY decor to take home. Not into crafts? Come for the snacks!

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Thwing Center (D4)
RHA Presents Casino Night

Tonight’s the night to show off your skills and test your luck! Take a chance and join RHA for a classy night of games, food, prizes, and more. With Poker, Blackjack, Pig Racing, and Bingo, there's a game for everyone. Bring your floormates and come put your best hand forward!

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
Various locations
Individual Advising Appointments Available

Sign up for a timeslot during open advising times to meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor to address interests, goals and questions. You will sign up for an appointment during your SAGES course meeting. Be sure to sign up for a time that does not conflict with any of your required activities.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Various locations
Diversity 360

Discover Week Small Groups 21 to 40, 61 to 80
The Office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs along with the Office of Multicultural Affairs requires all students to participate in the Diversity 360 program during orientation. Diversity 360 is a campus-wide diversity education program for students, faculty and staff with the goal of advancing campus community efforts to be a welcoming, inclusive environment for learning, leading and innovation. Your orientation leaders will provide you with your specific meeting location.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Various locations
Informed - U

Discover Week Small Groups 1 to 20, 41 - 60
The Office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs, along with the Office of Equity and the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, requires all students to participate in the Informed-U program during orientation. Informed-U is a student-led program focused on addressing sexual violence through a student-centered approach that builds community and improves culture. Your orientation leaders will provide you with your specific meeting location.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Various locations
Lunch

GROUPS 1 - 40 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
GROUPS 41 - 80 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Various locations
Individual Advising Appointments Available

Sign up for a timeslot during open advising times to meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor to address interests, goals and questions. You will sign up for an appointment during your SAGES course meeting. Be sure to sign up for a time that does not conflict with any of your required activities.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Various locations
Diversity 360

Discover Week Small Groups 1 to 20, 41 - 60
The Office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs along with the Office of Multicultural Affairs requires all students to participate in the Diversity 360 program during orientation. Diversity 360 is a campus-wide diversity education program for students, faculty and staff with the goal of advancing campus community efforts to be a welcoming, inclusive environment for learning, leading and innovation. Your orientation leaders will provide you with your specific meeting location.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Various locations
Informed - U

Discover Week Small Groups 21 to 40, 61 to 80
The Office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs, along with the Office of Equity and the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, requires all students to participate in the Informed-U program during orientation. Informed-U is a student-led program focused on addressing sexual violence through a student-centered approach that builds community and improves culture. Your orientation leaders will provide you with your specific meeting location.


Wed, Aug 24, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Various locations
Dinner

GROUPS 1 to 40 — Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
GROUPS 41 to 80 — Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Wed, Aug 24, 2022
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Diversity 360 Celebration

Explore the cultural diversity of the CWRU campus with desserts, music, performances, booths and more. From groups all about random acts of kindness to fusion Indian dance, see the range of cultural experiences CWRU offers its students.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Clapp 201 (E5)
Exchange Student Meeting

This is a mandatory session for incoming international exchange students, specially designed to help with adjustment to campus life.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Various locations
Navigator Group Meetings for First-Year Students

Meet with your navigator and fellow classmates to connect and learn more about how your navigator will assist in your success at CWRU. Your meeting location was sent in an email on Aug. 22.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Various locations
SAGES Course Meetings

Meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor and classmates as you review both seminar and advising expectations. Your meeting location was sent in an email on Aug. 22.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Nord 410 (D5)
Transfer Student Meeting with Undergraduate Studies

New transfer students will meet with Steven Scherger from Undergraduate Studies.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Nord 410 (D5)
Transfer Student Meeting with Navigators

Meet with navigators and fellow classmates to connect and learn more about how your navigator will assist in your success at CWRU.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Clapp 108 (D5)
Introduction to Disability Resources and Accommodated Testing and Services.

Students will have the opportunity to interact with Disability Resources staff for an overview of services. Students in attendance will learn about their academic accommodations and the implementation process. Representatives from the Office of Accommodated Testing and Services (OATS) will also be in attendance to review registration for accommodated testing and available assistive technology.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Various locations
Lunch

Morning Navigator Meeting: Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
Afternoon Navigator Meeting: Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Various locations
SAGES Course Meetings

Meet with your navigator and fellow classmates to connect and learn more about how your navigator will assist in your success at CWRU. Your meeting location was sent in an email on Aug. 22.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Various locations
Navigator Group Meetings for First-Year Students

Meet with your SAGES Instructor/First-Year Advisor and classmates as you review both seminar and advising expectations. Your meeting location was sent in an email on Aug. 22.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Various locations
Discover Week Small Group Meetings

Your orientation leaders will inform you of the meeting location.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Schmitt Auditorium (E5)
International Student Visa Overview: Staying-in-Status Session (required for F-1 or J-1 visa-holding students)

This is a mandatory session for all students holding F-1 or J-1 visas. International Student Services will share essential immigration information about properly maintaining your F-1 or J-1 student visa status in the United States.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Linsalata Alumni Center (E3)
Chill out with Dean Ward College of Arts and Sciences Reception

Dean Ward invites you to “chill out” with college faculty and fellow new students for ice cream, music and more to learn all the cool things you can do in the College of Arts and Sciences! The first 200 students at the event will receive a CWRU foam finger!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Various locations
Dinner

GROUPS 1 - 40: Please go to Fribley Dining Commons (F6)
GROUPS 41 - 80: Please go to Leutner Dining Commons (D2)
Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the dining halls are for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Strosacker Auditorium (D5)
School of Engineering Social

Welcome to the Case School of Engineering! Dean Ragu Balakrishnan will kick-off the event followed by ice cream and networking with faculty from all engineering departments. This is a great opportunity for you to meet your dean and faculty members in person and to start exploring majors!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Peter B. Lewis Building (D3)
Weatherhead Welcome and Ice Cream Social

Meet with faculty, staff and fellow students in Weatherhead’s Undergraduate Student Center. Enjoy ice cream and enter to win giveaways!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Chabad, 1524 E.115th
Kosher Barbecue & Tie-Dyeing

Enjoy a delicious kosher barbecue with vegan/vegetarian options. Check out all that Chabad has to offer and become part of the family.

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Thwing Center, Off-Campus Student Lounge (D4)
Games and Grub with the Commuter and Off-Campus Organization

Get to know the Commuter and Off-Campus Organization (COCO). Games, grub and a good time provided. Play both classic and new games and chat about commuter student life. Afterward, the group will walk to Sports-a-palooza!

Tue, Aug 23, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center (E6)
Sports-a-Palooza

Come check out our 16 unique club sports with this interactive program. Clubs will have designated areas where you and your friends can play and meet with current club members to learn more about their organization. You can also sign up to join at any of the club-designated areas.
We will be showcasing not only our club sports program, but you can also learn more about our intramural sports program and win prizes. Come dressed to play!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sears 409 (D5)
Office of Multicultural Affairs Open House

Want to get your student connected and engaged with diversity, inclusion and social justice efforts on campus while they find their home away from home? Learn more about the resources, student organizations and programs available through the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Participants will get a tour of the OMA spaces and meet staff from the office who can connect your student to social, cultural and academic opportunities throughout the year.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sears 409 (D5)
Office of Multicultural Affairs Open House

Want to get connected and engaged with diversity, inclusion and social justice efforts on campus while finding your home away from home? Learn more about the resources, student organizations and programs available through the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Participants will get a tour of the OMA spaces and meet staff from the office who can connect you to social, cultural and academic opportunities throughout the year.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Various locations
Discover Week Small Group Meeting

New students in groups 1 - 40 will meet with their orientation leaders at their designated spot.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Kelvin Smith Library (D4)
Drop of Employment Paperwork

Seeking a job opportunity on campus? Bring your employment paperwork and proper identification to Wolstein Hall and meet with a member of the Office of Financial Aid. Please see https://case.edu/financialaid/student-employment/student-employment-forms for the forms and identification documents.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Kelvin Smith Library (D4)
Information Fair

The Information Fair is your opportunity to connect with campus resources, ask questions and learn how CWRU students utilize programs and services offered by the university.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Kelvin Smith Library (D4)
Information Fair

The Information Fair is your opportunity to connect with campus resources, ask questions and learn how CWRU students utilize programs and services offered by the university.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Rockefeller 301 (D5)
Campus Services: "At Your Service"

Learn the basics about campus services: meal plans, local transportation options, car-sharing and more. Information will be provided about the CaseOneCard and its uses both on and around campus.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Rockefeller 309 (D5)
Dean of Students Advocacy & Support at CWRU

The Dean of Students Office supports students on their journey to become empowered self-advocates who are able to identify and overcome obstacles to ensure their holistic success and wellness. In an effort to address the needs of our students and the campus community, this presentation will give a brief overview of these student support services and discuss how families and friends can work with the Dean of Students Office to help guide our students through transitions, student life, wellness activities and other needs during their time at CWRU.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Nord 410 (D5)
First Across the Finish Line, Hurdles and All

Is your student the first in the family to attend college? Or the first in their generation? Then this is the session for you! We will be talking about how you can best help your student navigate a brand new world. Understanding that everyone is not familiar with the college environment, we hope to find ways to make you and your students' journey easier. You will learn about what it means for your student to be part of the first-generation community here at Case Western Reserve University.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Wickenden 321 (D5)
Greek Life

The Greek Life Office at CWRU is committed to helping create a unique Greek experience with exponential potential for every member. Have questions about fraternity and sorority recruitment and membership? Join us to learn more about the Greek Community at Case Western Reserve University and what it can add to your students’ undergraduate experience.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Nord 400 (D5)
Life on Campus for LGBTQ Students

Case Western Reserve University was recently ranked one of the top 25 college campuses for LGBT students. What does that mean for your student? Hear from the LGBT Center leadership to find out about resources, support, LGBTQ inclusive policies and myriad social opportunities on and off campus.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Clapp 108 (E5)
Safety and Student Conduct

It is important for your students to stay safe and make good decisions during their time at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU Division of Public Safety will review safety information, crime prevention tips and safety-related services provided by the campus police and the university, such as transport services and emergency notification. The University Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards will discuss how and why your student may interact with the office, expectations about behavior and the importance of making good decisions. The Flora Stone Mather Center is a community space focusing on advancing gender equity through leadership, education and survivor advocacy, and research. The Center is home to CWRU’s confidential Student Advocate for Gender-Based Violence, and the “It’s On” CWRU campaign works to create a culture of consent and reduce power-based personal violence in our community.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Bingham 140 (E5)
Student Activities and Leadership

The life of a Case Western Reserve University first-year student outside the classroom is as important to their overall experiences as the academic arena. This session will offer insight into the wonderful opportunities awaiting your student. We will share information about the positive impact of participation in activities like student clubs and organizations.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Schmitt Auditorium (E5)
Student Advancement & Academic Resources

Join Student Advancement & Academic Resources staff members for a discussion about programs and services to help students achieve their academic goals. Learn about Supplemental Instruction (SI); Peer Tutoring; Study Group +1; Spoken English programs and seminars; and one-on-one assistance with time management, study skills, test-taking, note-taking strategies and spoken English. Presenters will also discuss UNIV 100, a popular five-week, non-credit seminar on study skills and time management available to students during both halves of the fall and spring semesters.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Rockefeller 301 (D5)
Campus Services: "At Your Service"

Learn the basics about campus services: meal plans, local transportation options, car-sharing and more. Information will be provided about the CaseOneCard and its uses both on and around campus.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Rockefeller 309 (D5)
Managing CWRU Finances: The Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services

Representatives from the Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services will discuss financial aid, student employment, scholarships, loans, payment plans and the student billing system. Staff will review payment due dates and answer questions on both financial aid and the payment process.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Bingham 140 (E5)
Student Activities and Leadership

The life of a Case Western Reserve University first-year student outside the classroom is as important to their overall experiences as the academic arena. This session will offer insight into the wonderful opportunities awaiting your student. We will share information about the positive impact of participation in activities like student clubs and organizations.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Schmitt Auditorium (E5)
Student Advancement & Academic Resources

Join Student Advancement & Academic Resources staff members for a discussion about programs and services to help students achieve their academic goals. Learn about Supplemental Instruction (SI); Peer Tutoring; Study Group +1; Spoken English programs and seminars; and one-on-one assistance with time management, study skills, test-taking, note-taking strategies and spoken English. Presenters will also discuss UNIV 100, a popular five-week, non-credit seminar on study skills and time management available to students during both halves of the fall and spring semesters.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Wickenden 321 (D5)
Study Abroad Redefined: Developing the Competitive Edge

Students who study abroad show an increase in academic engagement upon return to campus, get multiple job offers with higher starting salaries after graduation, and are overall more satisfied with their careers and more confident in themselves. Studying abroad has never been easier, cheaper, more academically aligned or better facilitated than it is today. This session will explore CWRU’s various education abroad opportunities and how to make them happen financially, academically, and personally—whether that's a semester or summer of study, an international internship, a research project abroad or traveling with CWRU faculty and students as part of a CWRU class. Ensure your student develops the global and intercultural competencies necessary for success in today’s world. We’ll discuss finances, processes, graduating on time and more. Get ready to give your student the opportunity of a lifetime!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Lunch

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Various locations
Lunch On Your Own and Time to Explore Campus with your Student

Spend time with your student to enjoy lunch in a local eatery, or pick up last-minute items in local shopping centers. See CampusGroups for suggestions. Students on their own can swipe into Leutner Dining Hall.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Nord 400 (D5)
Disability Resources

Managing a disability and college demands simultaneously may require assistance. Talk with the Disability Resources staff to find out how students access services and accommodations at Case Western Reserve University. Learn about the differences between high school and college and what is expected from students and parents/guardians in this new environment.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Strosacker Auditorium (D5)
Learn By Doing: Internships, Research and more

Experiential education is an important part of the Case Western Reserve experience. Through experiential education, students are able to apply classroom learning to real-world settings. Learn about the different opportunities available to students, including internships, practicum, co-ops, entrepreneurship and research.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Rockefeller 309 (D5)
Managing CWRU Finances: The Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services

Representatives from the Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services will discuss financial aid, student employment, scholarships, loans, payment plans and the student billing system. Staff will review payment due dates and answer questions on both financial aid and the payment process.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Clapp 108 (E5)
Safety and Student Conduct

It is important for your students to stay safe and make good decisions during their time at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU Division of Public Safety will review safety information, crime prevention tips and safety-related services provided by the campus police and the university, such as transport services and emergency notification. The University Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards will discuss how and why your student may interact with the office, expectations about behavior and the importance of making good decisions. The Flora Stone Mather Center is a community space focusing on advancing gender equity through leadership, education and survivor advocacy, and research. The Center is home to CWRU’s confidential Student Advocate for Gender-Based Violence, and the “It’s On” CWRU campaign works to create a culture of consent and reduce power-based personal violence in our community.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Wickenden 321 (D5)
Study Abroad Redefined: Developing the Competitive Edge

Students who study abroad show an increase in academic engagement upon return to campus, get multiple job offers with higher starting salaries after graduation, and are overall more satisfied with their careers and more confident in themselves. Studying abroad has never been easier, cheaper, more academically aligned or better facilitated than it is today. This session will explore CWRU’s various education abroad opportunities and how to make them happen financially, academically, and personally—whether that's a semester or summer of study, an international internship, a research project abroad or traveling with CWRU faculty and students as part of a CWRU class. Ensure your student develops the global and intercultural competencies necessary for success in today’s world. We’ll discuss finances, processes, graduating on time and more. Get ready to give your student the opportunity of a lifetime!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Kelvin Smith Library (D4)
Information Fair

The Information Fair is your opportunity to connect with campus resources, ask questions and learn how CWRU students utilize programs and services offered by the university.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Kelvin Smith Library (D4)
Information Fair

The Information Fair is your opportunity to connect with campus resources, ask questions and learn how CWRU students utilize programs and services offered by the university.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Rockefeller 301 (D5)
Campus Services: "At Your Service"

Learn the basics about campus services: meal plans, local transportation options, car-sharing and more. Information will be provided about the CaseOneCard and its uses both on and around campus.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Wickenden 321 (D5)
Greek Life

The Greek Life Office at CWRU is committed to helping create a unique Greek experience with exponential potential for every member. Have questions about fraternity and sorority recruitment and membership? Join us to learn more about the Greek Community at Case Western Reserve University and what it can add to your students’ undergraduate experience.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Strosacker Auditorium (D5)
Learn By Doing: Internships, Research and more

Experiential education is an important part of the Case Western Reserve experience. Through experiential education, students are able to apply classroom learning to real-world settings. Learn about the different opportunities available to students, including internships, practicum, co-ops, entrepreneurship and research.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Nord 410 (D5)
Life on Campus for LGBTQ Students

Case Western Reserve University was recently ranked one of the top 25 college campuses for LGBT students. What does that mean for your student? Hear from the LGBT Center leadership to find out about resources, support, LGBTQ inclusive policies and myriad social opportunities on and off campus.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Clapp 108 (E5)
Safety and Student Conduct

It is important for your students to stay safe and make good decisions during their time at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU Division of Public Safety will review safety information, crime prevention tips and safety-related services provided by the campus police and the university, such as transport services and emergency notification. The University Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards will discuss how and why your student may interact with the office, expectations about behavior and the importance of making good decisions. The Flora Stone Mather Center is a community space focusing on advancing gender equity through leadership, education and survivor advocacy, and research. The Center is home to CWRU’s confidential Student Advocate for Gender-Based Violence, and the “It’s On” CWRU campaign works to create a culture of consent and reduce power-based personal violence in our community.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Bingham 140 (E5)
Student Activities and Leadership

The life of a Case Western Reserve University first-year student outside the classroom is as important to their overall experiences as the academic arena. This session will offer insight into the wonderful opportunities awaiting your student. We will share information about the positive impact of participation in activities like student clubs and organizations.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Schmitt Auditorium (E5)
Student Advancement & Academic Resources

Join Student Advancement & Academic Resources staff members for a discussion about programs and services to help students achieve their academic goals. Learn about Supplemental Instruction (SI); Peer Tutoring; Study Group +1; Spoken English programs and seminars; and one-on-one assistance with time management, study skills, test-taking, note-taking strategies and spoken English. Presenters will also discuss UNIV 100, a popular five-week, non-credit seminar on study skills and time management available to students during both halves of the fall and spring semesters.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sears 409 (D5)
Office of Multicultural Affairs Open House

Want to get your student connected and engaged with diversity, inclusion and social justice efforts on campus while they find their home away from home? Learn more about the resources, student organizations and programs available through the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Participants will get a tour of the OMA spaces and meet staff from the office who can connect your student to social, cultural and academic opportunities throughout the year.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sears 409 (D5)
Office of Multicultural Affairs Open House

Want to get connected and engaged with diversity, inclusion and social justice efforts on campus while finding your home away from home? Learn more about the resources, student organizations and programs available through the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Participants will get a tour of the OMA spaces and meet staff from the office who can connect you to social, cultural and academic opportunities throughout the year.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Various locations
Discover Week Small Group Meeting

New students in groups 41 - 80 will meet with their orientation leaders at their designated spot.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Rockefeller 301 (D5)
Campus Services: "At Your Service"

Learn the basics about campus services: meal plans, local transportation options, car-sharing and more. Information will be provided about the CaseOneCard and its uses both on and around campus.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Nord 400 (D5)
Dean of Students Advocacy & Support at CWRU

The Dean of Students Office supports students on their journey to become empowered self-advocates who are able to identify and overcome obstacles to ensure their holistic success and wellness. In an effort to address the needs of our students and the campus community, this presentation will give a brief overview of these student support services and discuss how families and friends can work with the Dean of Students Office to help guide our students through transitions, student life, wellness activities and other needs during their time at CWRU.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Nord 410 (D5)
First Across the Finish Line, Hurdles and All

Is your student the first in the family to attend college? Or the first in their generation? Then this is the session for you! We will be talking about how you can best help your student navigate a brand new world. Understanding that everyone is not familiar with the college environment, we hope to find ways to make you and your students' journey easier. You will learn about what it means for your student to be part of the first-generation community here at Case Western Reserve University.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Rockefeller 309 (D5)
Managing CWRU Finances: The Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services

Representatives from the Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services will discuss financial aid, student employment, scholarships, loans, payment plans and the student billing system. Staff will review payment due dates and answer questions on both financial aid and the payment process.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Bingham 140 (E5)
Student Activities and Leadership

The life of a Case Western Reserve University first-year student outside the classroom is as important to their overall experiences as the academic arena. This session will offer insight into the wonderful opportunities awaiting your student. We will share information about the positive impact of participation in activities like student clubs and organizations.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Schmitt Auditorium (E5)
Student Advancement & Academic Resources

Join Student Advancement & Academic Resources staff members for a discussion about programs and services to help students achieve their academic goals. Learn about Supplemental Instruction (SI); Peer Tutoring; Study Group +1; Spoken English programs and seminars; and one-on-one assistance with time management, study skills, test-taking, note-taking strategies and spoken English. Presenters will also discuss UNIV 100, a popular five-week, non-credit seminar on study skills and time management available to students during both halves of the fall and spring semesters.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Wickenden 321 (D5)
Study Abroad Redefined: Developing the Competitive Edge

Students who study abroad show an increase in academic engagement upon return to campus, get multiple job offers with higher starting salaries after graduation, and are overall more satisfied with their careers and more confident in themselves. Studying abroad has never been easier, cheaper, more academically aligned or better facilitated than it is today. This session will explore CWRU’s various education abroad opportunities and how to make them happen financially, academically, and personally—whether that's a semester or summer of study, an international internship, a research project abroad or traveling with CWRU faculty and students as part of a CWRU class. Ensure your student develops the global and intercultural competencies necessary for success in today’s world. We’ll discuss finances, processes, graduating on time and more. Get ready to give your student the opportunity of a lifetime!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Thwing Center, Room 201(D4)
Commuter Student & Parent/Family Information Session

Join us to learn more about the resources and services offered through Off Campus and Commuter Student Services. Attending students will have the chance to learn about the Off Campus Student lounge and how to connect to the commuter student community!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Nord 400 (D5)
Disability Resources

Managing a disability and college demands simultaneously may require assistance. Talk with the Disability Resources staff to find out how students access services and accommodations at Case Western Reserve University. Learn about the differences between high school and college and what is expected from students and parents/guardians in this new environment.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Rockefeller 309 (D5)
Managing CWRU Finances: The Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services

Representatives from the Offices of University Financial Aid and Student Financial Services will discuss financial aid, student employment, scholarships, loans, payment plans and the student billing system. Staff will review payment due dates and answer questions on both financial aid and the payment process.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Clapp 108 (E5)
Safety and Student Conduct

It is important for your students to stay safe and make good decisions during their time at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU Division of Public Safety will review safety information, crime prevention tips and safety-related services provided by the campus police and the university, such as transport services and emergency notification. The University Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards will discuss how and why your student may interact with the office, expectations about behavior and the importance of making good decisions. The Flora Stone Mather Center is a community space focusing on advancing gender equity through leadership, education and survivor advocacy, and research. The Center is home to CWRU’s confidential Student Advocate for Gender-Based Violence, and the “It’s On” CWRU campaign works to create a culture of consent and reduce power-based personal violence in our community.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Wickenden 321 (D5)
Study Abroad Redefined: Developing the Competitive Edge

Students who study abroad show an increase in academic engagement upon return to campus, get multiple job offers with higher starting salaries after graduation, and are overall more satisfied with their careers and more confident in themselves. Studying abroad has never been easier, cheaper, more academically aligned or better facilitated than it is today. This session will explore CWRU’s various education abroad opportunities and how to make them happen financially, academically, and personally—whether that's a semester or summer of study, an international internship, a research project abroad or traveling with CWRU faculty and students as part of a CWRU class. Ensure your student develops the global and intercultural competencies necessary for success in today’s world. We’ll discuss finances, processes, graduating on time and more. Get ready to give your student the opportunity of a lifetime!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center (E6)
University Welcome

Join all new students for our official university welcome from President Eric Kaler.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Thwing Center (D4)
New Student Welcome Barbecue

Enjoy food, fun and music at this event for all new students. Don't forget to pick up your new student T-shirt!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Parent and Family Reception

Explore opportunities for on-campus employment with various departments at Case Western Reserve.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Thwing Center (D4)
Chill Out with Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services

Commuter students are invited to chill out, connect with fellow commuters and enjoy a free scoop at Mitchell's Ice Cream. Meet COCO members and some OLs at the tables in front of Thwing Center at 6:45 p.m. to walk to Mitchell's. Afterward, the group will walk to New Student Tradition!

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Your Residence Hall
Residence Hall Meeting

Recap your first full day of orientation by regrouping with your floormates and resident advisor.

Mon, Aug 22, 2022
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
DiSanto Field (E2)
CWRU Tradition and Class Photo

A CWRU tradition, join all new students for a class photo and other fun activities. Don't forget to wear the all-class T-shirt given to you at the Welcome Barbecue.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wade Commons (E2)
Discover Week Check-In & Headquarters

Upon arrival, please check in to receive your CWRU ID card and other important information. If you have any questions about Discover Week you can stop by headquarters to have them answered.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Yost Hall 435 (D5)
University Financial Aid open

This office is open to accommodate any student and family questions or needs.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
North Residential Village (E2)
University Technology Support

The University Technology (UTech) team will be available in the North Residential Village during move-in. Look for their tent if you need assistance with technology issues and questions.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Chabad (E2)
Chabad at CWRU

1524 E. 115th St.Stop by Chabad to learn more about their programs and resources for CWRU students throughout the academic year. Location:1524 E. 115th St.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Undergraduate Admission, Wolstein Hall (E3)
Drop of Employment Paperwork

Stop by the Office of Undergraduate Admission to speak with members of their team and take a campus tour.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Yost 135 (D5)
University Registrar open

This office is open to accommodate any student and family questions or needs. The Office of the University Registrar at Case Western Reserve University is committed to ensuring the integrity, security and longevity of academic records; providing support and leadership for the Student Information System (SIS); and leading and supporting the implementation of academic policy. The office provides official transcripts; degree and enrollment verifications; support for students utilizing Veterans Benefits; and SIS resource support to students, staff and faculty.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Yost Hall 145 (D5)
Student Financial Services (Student Accounts) open

This office is open to accommodate any student and family questions or needs. Due to privacy laws, we encourage students and families to discuss granting parents and guardians access to the student's financial account as a SIS Financial Authorized User prior to visiting our office. Instructions on how to set up authorized users can be found at https://case.edu/studentaccounts/your-student-account/authorizing-user

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cleveland Hillel (E4)
Cleveland Hillel open

Come with or without your family to take a tour at Hillel, meet the staff and grab something to eat. Located at 11303 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thwing Center, 318 (D4)
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Lunch

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and/or case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Public Safety Headquarters, 1689 E. 115th St. (E2)
Public Safety Team available

Members of the Public Safety team will be available outside of the Public Safety Headquarters. They will also be giving away ice cream if you'd like a sweet treat.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Undergraduate Admission, Wolstein Hall (E3)
Campus Tours

Head to the Office of Undergraduate Admission to take an official campus tour. Take a stroll around campus and experience the architecture, technology and activities CWRU has to offer. Tours will depart every 30 minutes with the first tour starting at 2 p.m. and then last tour at 4 p.m. Due to capacity limitations, we may ask you to be flexible with your tour start time.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Undergraduate Admission, Wolstein Hall (E3)
Office of Undergraduate Admission

Stop by the Office of Undergraduate Admission to speak with members of their team.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Parent and Family Orientation Opening Session

Hear from Lou Stark, vice president for Student Affairs; Tom Matthews, associate provost for Student Success; Edwin Mayes, director of First-Year Experience and Family Programs; Dr. Sara Lee, executive director of University Health and Counseling Services; and Karen F. Kaler to learn more about your relationship with Case Western Reserve University, sources of support and what to expect from Parent and Family Orientation.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Chabad (E2)
Chabad at CWRU

Stop by Chabad to learn more about their programs and resources for CWRU students throughout the academic year. Location:1524 E. 115th St.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Parent and Family Orientation Opening Session

Hear from Lou Stark, vice president for Student Affairs; Tom Matthews, associate provost for Student Success; Edwin Mayes, director of First-Year Experience and Family Programs; Dr. Sara Lee, executive director of University Health and Counseling Services; and Karen F. Kaler to learn more about your relationship with Case Western Reserve University, sources of support and what to expect from Parent and Family Orientation.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Dinner

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and/or case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Parent and Family Orientation Opening Session

Hear from Lou Stark, vice president for Student Affairs; Tom Matthews, associate provost for Student Success; Edwin Mayes, director of First-Year Experience and Family Programs; Dr. Sara Lee, executive director of University Health and Counseling Services; and Karen F. Kaler to learn more about your relationship with Case Western Reserve University, sources of support and what to expect from Parent and Family Orientation.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
North Residential Village (E2)
Discover Week Small Group Meeting

Meet up with your orientation leaders for the first time to kick off Discover Week. You will get to meet other members of your small group and learn about expectations for Discover Week. Your specific location is listed on the back of your name tag.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Strosacker Auditorium (D5)
Cedar/Magnolia Residential Community Meeting

Meet your first-year residential community director (RCD) and resident assistant (RA) at your first residential community meeting. Learn what it means to live on campus and how you will contribute to your residential community while learning about important residence hall resources.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Schmitt Auditorium (E5)
Clarke Residential Community Meeting

Meet your first-year residential community director (RCD) and resident assistant (RA) at your first residential community meeting. Learn what it means to live on campus and how you will contribute to your residential community while learning about important residence hall resources.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Allen Memorial Medical Library, Ford Auditorium (D4)
Juniper Residential Community Meeting

Meet your first-year residential community director (RCD) and resident assistant (RA) at your first residential community meeting. Learn what it means to live on campus and how you will contribute to your residential community while learning about important residence hall resources.

Sun, Aug 21, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom (D4)
Mistletoe Residential Community Meeting

Meet your first-year residential community director (RCD) and resident assistant (RA) at your first residential community meeting. Learn what it means to live on campus and how you will contribute to your residential community while learning about important residence hall resources.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Breakfast

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wade Commons (E2)
Target Shuttles Available

Shuttles to Target will be available for students to shop. Review the shuttle schedule:
Shuttles will depart from Wade Commons along Juniper Rd. between Sherman and Raymond House on the hour at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Shuttles will stop at Fribley Commons a few minutes after the hour.
Shuttles will depart from Target and return to campus on the half hour at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fribley Commons (F6)
Target Shuttles Available

Shuttles to Target will be available for students to shop. Review the shuttle schedule:
Shuttles will depart from Wade Commons along Juniper Rd. between Sherman and Raymond House on the hour at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Shuttles will stop at Fribley Commons a few minutes after the hour.
Shuttles will depart from Target and return to campus on the half hour at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Lunch

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Smith Commons (D4)
Bank and Cell Phone Fair

Representatives from local banks and cell phone providers will be on hand to answer your questions about available options, open bank accounts and activate cell phone plans.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Smith Commons (D4)
Learn more about Global Cleveland

Global Cleveland attracts, welcomes, and connects international newcomers to economic, social, and educational opportunities in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County to help our region grow and thrive. Stop by their table to meet their staff and learn more about their programs and resources.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center, Smith Commons (D4)
New Nursing Student Orientation

New nursing students will be at the Health Education Campus as part of their specific orientation requirements. Students will be transported to the Health Education campus via shuttles. Meet at the Tinkham Veale University Center at 12:15 p.m.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Undergraduate Admission, Wolstein Hall (E3)
Campus Tours

Head to the Office of Undergraduate Admission to take an official campus tour. Take a stroll around campus and experience the architecture, technology and activities CWRU has to offer. Tours will depart every 30 minutes with the first tour starting at 2 p.m. and then last tour at 4 p.m. Due to capacity limitations, we may ask you to be flexible with your tour start time.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Leutner Dining Commons (E2)
Dinner

Make sure you have your CWRU ID card to swipe for your meals. Due to seating capacities, the Leutner Dining Hall is for student-use only with their CWRU CaseOneCard ID. Parents and families should check out our local eateries. See Campus Groups app and/or case.edu/firstyear for a list of locations.

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Thwing Center, Atrium (D4)
Nursing Student Ice Cream Social

CWRU’s Undergraduate Student Nurses Association (USNA) invites all incoming nursing students to join in an evening of fun! Enjoy Mitchell’s Ice Cream and Insomnia Cookies while meeting new and returning students. Come learn about how you can get involved as a nursing student on campus!

Sat, Aug 20, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Thwing Center, Ballroom (D4)
International Fun Night

International students are invited to join their Orientation Leaders for a night of games, snacks, and fun! Get to know fellow students while playing carnival games, and enjoying treats like Insomnia Cookies, cotton candy, snow cones and more. Come ready to win some of our Bingo Raffle Prizes and make new friends!

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