Frequently Asked Questions

Hotel Registration Information

Room Block available soon!

InterContinental Cleveland
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Special Rate of $169/night

Make your reservations by Saturday, September 20th to secure the special overnight rate.

Event Registration Information

Registration for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend opens mid-July.

 

For planning purposes, please plan to register by no later than 5PM on Wednesday, September 23rd. 


You can register online or by calling our office at 216.368.5758.

Please see visit the 2020 Homecoming Events to view more details on scheduled events. 

Of course! Homecoming is open for ALL alumni. A special class dinner will be held for those celebrating a reunion year. 

The dental school event schedule can be found by clicking the link for the 2020 Homecoming EventsAll university events will be available on the University's Homecoming page.

Though we will be prepared for a limited number of walk-up registrants, advance registration is strongly encouraged to hold your space at meals and to ensure an accurate count of meals and alumni souvenirs needed. In addition, any special meal requests must be made by September 25th, as our ability to honor on-site special requests is extremely restricted.

We sincerely hope that does not happen, but if it does, please call the Alumni Office immediately at 216.368.5758. Cancellations received by October 1st will receive a refund.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but the school cannot offer refunds for cancellations made after October 1st. 

Please Note: Cancellations for accommodations must be made directly with the hotel. 

To help plan your visit to Cleveland, visit the This Is Cleveland website.

Check-In/Help Desk

Location
Check-In: Tinkham Veale University Center, 11038 Bellflower Road (Behind Thwing Center)

No, you are still able to attend the events you registered for even if you did not check-in at the Tinkham Veale University Center, however, you will only receive your Homecoming gift at this location. For dental school events, please stop at the registration table at each event, and your name will be on the registration list.

Class Specific Information

After you have registered, your name will appear on the Look Who’s Coming list located on the reunion website. The list will be updated at minimum, once per week, until Homecoming and Reunion weekend.

Contact the Alumni Relations Office at 216.368.5758 to receive an up-to-date class directory.

Transportation and Parking

Shuttles

From the InterContinental Cleveland we will offer complimentary round-trip transportation for attendees staying at the hotel to the the dental school’s activities. A shuttle schedule will be provided at hotel check-in.

Renting a Car

If you plan to rent a car used the discounted rates for CWRU: https://case.edu/travel/visit-cwru/preferred-car-rental-agencies.

The InterContinental Cleveland offers valet parking at the hotel’s entrance. There are also self-parking options in the area. There will also be self-parking options in lots around the Case Western Reserve University campus. There is a fee associated with each of these options.

For on-campus parking, you may purchase a parking pass through the online registration for $20. The parking lots for dental school events are not covered by the $20 parking pass, so you may wish to purchase the pass but pay parking for at the school events.

You may use the parking pass at the following garages for the entire weekend:

  • Lot S-46: Village at 115 Parking Garage (1630 East 118th Street)
  • Lot S-29: Severance Hall Parking Garage (11172 East Boulevard)
  • Lot S-53: Veale Center Parking Garage (2158 Adelbert Road)

Diet and Special Accommodations

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 216.368.5758 or dentalalumni@case.edu regarding any special dietary needs, or indicate any special needs along with any dietary restrictions with registration.

All of our events and activities are considered accessible for those who may be disabled. Taking a shuttle to or from campus will involve several instances of boarding and exiting a passenger bus, as well as walking to and from the campus location. For best preparation, please advise any special accommodations required prior to the beginning of the weekend

Attire

Business casual attire is appropriate for most daytime events. Business/cocktail attire is appropriate for the scheduled evening events.

Children

Children are always welcome at Homecoming and Reunion events, although there are no specific activities planned for them. This is a wonderful time to share your CWRU experience with your children. Please advise us if there will be someone under the age of 12 attending any of the meals. There may be a children's menu option available for them at a reduced price.

Childcare services will not be offered during the weekend. 
 

Reunion Giving

The School of Dental Medicine Annual Fund provides essential support for the School’s highest priorities. These funds are critical to the School’s success in adapting programs to stay at the forefront of dental medicine.  

Support the School includes information about giving to the School of Dental Medicine including Annual Giving and Planned Giving.

No amount is too small to contribute. Please make all contributions based solely on a personal level of comfort. Any and all gifts to the School are welcomed and greatly appreciated. If you would like to setup reoccurring payments, please contact the Development Office at 216.368.3480.

You can make a gift online using the School’s secure online giving page or by calling the Office of Development at 216.368.3480.

Internet Access

While on campus, you are welcome to use the CaseGuest wireless network on your device. This public network is unsecured and does not require a password for access. As this is a public network, sensitive data such as credit card numbers, should not be inputted, as the connection is not secure.

Photographers/Videographers

By attending Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, you agree to allow your image to be used for future marketing and advertising purposes. All photos are property of Case Western Reserve University.  If you do not wish to be photographed at a particular event, please advise a staff member at each event you attend.

Banking

Numerous ATMs are available on and near the campus to provide you with banking services 24 hours a day. ATMs can be found in the ground floor of Crawford Hall, the Thwing Center, Tinkham Veale University Center Cafeteria, Nord Hall, Fribley and Wade Commons, the Richard F. Celeste Biomedical Research Building, as well as in many off-campus establishments in the area.

Volunteering for the Weekend

You can help by assisting your Class Representatives and the school in finding "lost" alumni and by making the decision to participate in the weekend’s festivities, and then encouraging others to do so as well!

Volunteers will also be needed for select School of Dental Medicine events throughout the weekend.

Please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at (216) 368-5758 for more information.

I have more questions - what should I do?

Contact Alumni Relations at dentalalumni@case.edu or 216.368.5758.