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Welcome to your first year at CWRU

The Office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs is here to make sure it's awesome!
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First-Year Information Newsletter

Get the latest news to help you keep on top of deadlines and find fun things to do around campus.

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Student Resources

CWRU is brimming with resources to support new students personally, academically, professionally and beyond.

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Parent and Family Resources

Family members are important partners in university life, and we want you to be informed about how to best support your student.

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Mark Your Calendar

Keep up with important dates for your arrival:

  • Jan. 7-8, 2020: Move-in for students traveling from outside the continental U.S.
  • Jan. 8, 2020: New first-year and transfer student move-in
  • Jan. 9-12, 2020: Discover Days, your orientation experience

See the academic calendar for more important dates, including registration, finals, holidays and breaks.

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Homecoming & Parents Weekend

Each fall, CWRU students, alumni, faculty, staff and families come together for Homecoming & Parents Weekend, enjoying educational sessions, athletic events, quality time with students and alumni, and much more.