Graduate and Professional Students

Who should I contact?
Merging water fountain outside of Haydn Hall

The Student Information System (SIS) names your advisor and program coordinator

Contact Us (department representatives)

Music Faculty and Staff Directory

School of Graduate Studies

CIM Registrar


Important announcements sent from the Department of Music by email via the Google Group CWRU Music: Message Board (requires CWRU Gmail)

Awards & Recognition

We want to celebrate your achievements and milestones with you! Tell us about your recent accomplishments so we can share them in our News & Events and through social media. 

This page contains resources for current graduate and professional students.

Fall 2023 Orientation

Advising and Handbooks

Ensembles and Lessons



Online Forms

Printable Forms

Sample Documents

Sample Language Exams for Musicology/HPP students:

Sample Doctoral Qualifying Exams for Students in Musicology:

Sample Doctoral Qualifying Exam for Students in HPP:

Sample Qualifying Exam Document for Students In Music Education:

Facilities and Operations

Technology and Communication

Tools for students:

Library Resources

Music Graduate Student Association

Student Leadership 2023/24

  • President: Maura Sugg 
  • VP of Communications: Krista Mitchell 
  • VP of Events and Finance: Sam Nemeth 
  • VP of Musicology: Raylana Ciceron 
  • VP of HPP: Danur Kvilhaug 
  • VP of MuEd: Erin Hopkins 
  • GCAS Senator: Dane Harrison 


Public Safety

The Case Western Reserve University Division of Public Safety is dedicated to providing quality service, safety, and a positive educational experience for the campus community.

Contact CWRU Police

  • Emergency: 216.368.3333
  • Non-emergency: 216.368.3300
  • Tip Line: 216.368.3331
  • Non-Emergency Questions:

Safe Ride Program: These vehicles operate between 6:00 PM and 3:00 AM and can be requested via a free app (visit; call 216.368.3000, or download "CWRU Spartan Ride" from the iPhone App Store or Google Play). 

Walking Escorts: Request a walking or vehicle escort 24/7 (any time day or night) by calling 216.368.3300. 

Spartan Safe: (formally Rave Guardian) This safety app offers easy access to critical resources that you need the most. The free app—created through Rave Mobile Safety, which the university already uses to send emergency alerts via platforms such as email and text—provides a number of safety tools designed to keep you safe. Download Spartan Safe from the iPhone App Store or Google Play.