Information guide that welcomes first-year students to academic expectations
and opportunities at CWRU. Provides information related to academic success, curriculum,
degree requirements, recommended first year schedules by major, AP and IB credit
equivalences, and much more.
First Year Student Page and First Year Student Newsletters
The Office of Undergraduate Studies’ page dedicated specifically to first-year
students. Provides information on exploring academic options and being an engaged
student in and out of the classroom. Home to the First Year Student Newsletter,
which is published periodically throughout the academic year and provides important
information on policies, deadlines, opportunities and campus events that impact
first-year students’ academic success.
Handbook for Undergraduate Students
Provides concise descriptions of the academic requirements, programs (i.e. majors,
minors, and unique opportunities), and policies that apply or are available to all
undergraduate students. Students follow the edition of the handbook that corresponds
with their year of matriculation unless they choose to fulfill the requirements of a
future academic year.
Grade point average and credit hour standards required for students to remain in
good academic standing. Consequences for those students who fail to meet the required
standards and are subsequently placed on academic probation or probation incomplete,
are made ineligible to register, or who are separated from the university. Requirements
to return to good academic standing also explained.
Criteria for Merit-Based Scholarship Retention (pdf)
Grade point average and credit hour requirements to maintain merit-based
scholarships awarded to students upon matriculation. Consequences for failing to
meet standards and appeal procedures. Information related to various types of merit-based
scholarships, duration of the scholarships, and impact of taking a voluntary leave
Information and resources for students interested in pre-health sciences and pre-law
at CWRU. Includes course requirements and recommendations for professional school
preparation, information about application processes, and general career advising.
Accessing Information about Your Students
Answers to frequently asked questions by parents regarding access to student
records and notification of student progress, and the ramifications of FERPA (Family
Educational Rights & Privacy Act).
Directory of Campus Offices, Student Services, and Resources (pdf)
Web addresses, contact information, and descriptions of university offices that serve
Guide to Financial Services at CWRU
Contact information for the Bursar’s Office and the Office of Financial Aid. Instructions
for students to view their university financial accounts, billing and payment options, and
authorizing access to parents.
Parent Resources – Division of Student Affairs
Provides advice on how to support your student(s) and adjust to your new role
as the parent of a young adult. Information and links to resources related to students’
housing and residence, health and wellness, security and safety, and many more important topics.