Join us for Parent Orientation Sunday, August 17 – Monday, August 18.

What can families expect from Parent Orientation?

  • University Welcome: A special welcome from President Barbara R. Snyder
  • Conference Format: Parents can select from a menu of options ranging from Information Technology Services to the Career Center
  • Information Fair: Meet representatives from student services, financial aid, religious and campus organizations, local banks and more.
  • Meeting with the First-Year Dean: Learn how to best support your student academically.
  • Relationships: Meet and greet with other families

How do I register for Parent and Family Orientation or make changes to my registration?

Registration (and changes to registration) for Parent and Family Orientation will be available on June 1 on your student's New Student Checklist. You may also register (or make changes to a registration) after June 1 by calling the office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs at 216.368.1352. The deadline to register is August 1.


Orientation schedules and registration information will be made available soon after May 1.


Join us for Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014 will take place Oct. 17−19. Mark your calendars for this fun, unique and memorable opportunity for CWRU students to share campus life with their families. Choose from events that connect families with faculty and staff, celebrate the university, and provide resources to families.