Transfer & Exchange Student Roadmap

I. Welcome: You're one of us!

To do: May 6 – 19

Roadmap number 1

II. Plan: Getting to know CWRU

To do: May 20-31

Roadmap number 2
  • Connect with Undergraduate Studies
  • Student Information System (SIS) overview; make sure your preferred name is on your CWRU ID card
  • Write a letter to your advisor
  • Complete financial aid items, if applicable
  • Complete the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement 
  • Rest Stop: Time to check your map

III. Live: Your new home

Roadmap number 3
  • Complete part two of housing: Room Selection
  • Begin to plan your fall schedule
  • Getting to know campus
  • Getting to know Cleveland 
  • Learn about My Health Connect; submit immunization and insurance information
  • Need parking on campus this fall? Apply for a parking permit.
  • International students: It's time to plan your arrival
  • Learn about Discover Week; see how your family participates in orientation 
  • SIS overview for course registration
  • Review our Drug-Free Schools Notification
  • Review our Tobacco-Free Policy
  • Register for a CCEL Service Day experience
  • Register for our Discover Cleveland program
  • Rest Stop: Time to check your map

IV. Learn: Your academic experience takes shape

roadmap number 4

Course registration is a big part of July, and we are here to help. You'll continue to read emails from your navigator each week, and between that and several online education pieces, you will start to feel like a real CWRU student!

  • Course registration opens 
  • Learn about integrity in your academic experience
  • Learn how to use Canvas for your courses
  • Experiential Education opportunities
  • Review important Title IX information and complete the module
  • Complete the alcohol and drug education module
  • Introduction to the Common Reading
  • Rest Stop: Time to check your map

V. Connect: Joining our community

Roadmap number 5

During this time you will confirm some details related to your arrival on campus—and we will share information about that with you, and you'll learn some things about your schedule during Discover Week—our week-long orientation program.

  • Sign up for a move-in time as you plan your arrival
  • What to expect during Discover Week
  • Register to vote in your new city through Turbo Vote  
  • Handshake information; finding a job on campus
  • CampusGroups: Explore student organizations
  • Student interest groups
  • Rest Stop: Time to check your map

VI. Discover: Your orientation

Roadmap number 6

Our team is working all summer to prepare for you, and the entire campus is excited to get to know you.

  • University welcome
  • Participate in programs and activities

VII. Engage: Your first semester begins!

Roadmap number 7

As the semester begins, engaging in your new community will be an integral part of your success as a CWRU student. We will be showcasing the many opportunities you will have to get involved, dive deeper into things you learned during Discover Week and continue to form relationships with faculty, staff and your peers.

  • A calendar of events and programs designed for new students