About the Office

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First-Year Experience and Family Programs
Case Western Reserve University 
Sears Library, Suite 340
2083 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Telephone: 216.368.1352 
Email: firstyearexperience@case.edu


The Office of First-Year Experience and Family Programs supports the successful academic and social transition of new students and family members to the Case Western Reserve University community. We accomplish this mission through:

  • New Student Orientation
  • First-year programs
  • Parent and family programs

Learning Outcomes of Discover Week

After attending Discover Week, students will be able to:

  1. Identify, locate and describe campus resources available to them as CWRU students
  2. Describe the academic expectations of CWRU students, including academic integrity and the SAGES First Seminar, as well as identify staff members who provide academic support
  3. Identify opportunities within the University Circle and Greater Cleveland area, and demonstrate utilizing the public transportation system
  4. Recognize and describe the ways CWRU is committed to being an inclusive environment for all students
  5. Discuss the policies, procedures and resources of their living and learning environments