Office of the Provost | Policies + Practices

University Resources

This listing includes selected policies that fall under the purview of the Provost's office, and do not represent a complete list of all Case Western Reserve University policies.


Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook acquaints members of the faculty and administration of Case with the general organization and functioning of the institution and with various policies, procedures, and conventions.

Faculty Promotion and Tenure Policies

Read the University-wide guidelines on promotion and tenure.


ITS Policies & Statements - ITS policies set out the procedures for information technology at CWRU.

The Information Security Guide assists the Case community in their daily activities and provides safeguards against situations that could inadvertently disclose university information, compromise your privacy, or impair the functionality of your computer.

Research-Related Policies - Research policies set out the standards that govern research-related policies at CWRU.

Space Planning and Approval of Capital Projects - The Capital Project Process policy (PDF) describes the University's process for allocating additional space to schools and administrative units, developing new University space, undertaking major renovations in existing space and authorizing planning studies and capital projects.


Student's Guide - The Student Handbook provides general information to students on resources and support at Case, and also includes University policies and procedures pertaining to CWRU students.

Alcohol & Drug Policy - The Alcohol & Drug Policy outlines CWRU's commitment to creating and maintaining a campus environment that is free of alcohol and substance abuse and that complies with Ohio State and local laws.

Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost is located in Adelbert Hall, Room 216

Please call 216.368.4346 to request an appointment with the Provost.

Forward Progress

Forward Progress is a quarterly newsletter from the Office of the Provost. Read the newsletter

The organizational chart details the administrative structure of the university. View the chart (PDF)

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Contact The Office of the Provost

Provost and Executive Vice President: 216.368.4346
Executive Assistant to the Provost: 216.368.4346
Deputy Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs: 216.368.1610
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education: 216.368.4389
Executive Assistant to the Deputy Provost: 216.368.1610
Secretary of the University Faculty: 216.368.4316
Special Assistant for Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure: 216.368.4342
Department Assistant:216.368.4389

Still looking? Refer to the university directory for more contact information.