Education Benefits

CWRU offers various educational opportunities to emeriti and also their family members at no- or low-cost.

Tuition Waiver Benefits

Emeriti and their spouses or domestic partners are eligible for tuition waivers. Dependent children of emeriti are eligible for tuition waivers up to ten years after retirement. For more detailed information about tuition waivers see the Human Resources Policy Manual.

For more detailed information about signing up for classes see the Human Resources website or inquire from the Benefits, Office of Human Resources, Crawford Hall, Room 224, 216.368.3166,

Continuing Education

Case Western Reserve University offers non-credit continuing education opportunities through the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Retired CWRU staff and faculty are entitled to discounted enrollment fees in lifelong learning activities (with the exception of travel and residential programs). Current offerings in Northeast Ohio include Senior Scholars, Scholars on the Circle, Off-Campus Studies, the Origins Science Scholars program, University Farm Programs, Mini-Med School, Creative Writing, Studio Art, and individual lectures, classes, and workshops in a wide range of disciplines. The Association for Continuing Education at CWRU (ACE), sponsors the ACE/Case Western Reserve University Book Sale, Lecture Day, Book Discussion Day, and other activities.

For more information visit the Siegal Lifelong Learning website at or call 216.368.2090

Course Audit Program for Senior Citizens

The Course Audit Program for Senior Citizens invites Greater Cleveland residents age 65 and older to audit undergraduate or graduate courses at a low cost. This is an opportunity to engage with the latest research and scholarship in almost every school at the university, including the College of Arts & Sciences, the Case School of Engineering, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Law, and the Weatherhead School of Management.

For more information contact Felicia Westbrooks in the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at 216.368.6090, or email