Monthly Graduate Student Newsletter

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Monthly School of Graduate Studies Newsletter

Here you will find the most recent monthly newsletter, special editions, as well as the archives for the past 12 months.  Stay up to date on graduate studies policies, reminders, dates/deadlines, and general CWRU happenings. 


Current Newsletter:

August 2019: Welcome Back!

  • Fall New Student Orientation
  • Congrats to Summer Graduates! Picking up Diplomas
  • Waiver Student Medical & One-to-One Fitness plans
  • Register now for Fall classes
  • How to remove holds in SIS
  • Grad Picnic & Student Org Fair
  • Fall Convocation
  • Shuttles to the Health Education Campus
  • Orientation Live Chat
  • Changes to Research Poster Printing
  • Upcoming Events on Campus

Previous Newsletters:
July 2019: Fun in the Summer!

Fall New Student Orientation. Waiver Student Medical and One-to-One Fitness plans. WISHED program seeks mentors for female PhD students. New GSTA application and other travel funding. Travel grants for women in science and engineering. Explore University Circle and Cleveland this summer. Download Rave Guardian safety app. Some athletic facilities closed.

June 2019: Spring into Summer!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Summer Graduates: Application, Waiver of Registration, Submit Final Materials. Summer Spoken English Tutoring. 2019 Graduate Awards Winners. Discounted Entertainment Tickets. Funding is still available. Uptown Summer Events. Wade Oval Wednesdays back.

April 2019: Award Season is Coming!

Last day to withdraw from entire semester. Register Summer & Fall classes. Waiver of Registration. Fellowship Course. Commencement. Grad Appreciation Week 2019. 15th Annual Research ShowCASE. 2019 Graduate Award Ceremony. Stay safe in the Spring. Travel Funding.

March 2019: Mid-Term Thaw as Spring Comes to CWRU

Grad Student Appreciation Week. Register for Commencement. Submit Graduation Materials. Last Day for Course Withdrawal. Holds in SIS and How to Remove Them. Anti-Plagiarism Tools. Incomplete Grades from Fall 2018. Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave & Vacation Policies. Auditing Courses. Nominate Students for Graduate Awards. Spartans Speak: Think Big event. 2019 Cleveland Humanities Festival. Celebrate 50 Years of MOCA With Free Admission. Help NTRN 530 Students with a Short Survey.

February 2019: Cold But Spring is on its Way!

Nominate Outstanding Faculty for Diekhoff Awards. Register for May Commencement & Doctoral Fittings. Verify Final Exam Schedule & Summer Travel Plans. Submit Your Abstract to Research ShowCASE. Apply to Attend AAAS CASE Workshop in DC for Free. Sign-up for ORCID iDs, Get Orchid Mania Tickets. Saturday Shuttles to Shopping. Sign-up for Rave Alerts. Professional Development Day. 

January 2019: Welcome to Spring Semester

Diplomas for Jan 2019 Graduates. Register for Spring Classes & Apply for May Graduation. Waive Your Student Medical / One-to-One Fitness Plans. Using your Preferred Name at CWRU. Welcome Our New Students! Case’s MLK Day Celebrations. Professional Development Day. Diekhoff Committee Members Needed.

December 2018: Rolling into the New Year

Final exams are December 11-19. SGS office and University closed from December 24 - January 1. Register for a FREE Fellowship Course. KSL to discontinue RefWorks by December 31. Safety tips while on campus over winter break. Safety tips while traveling for break. Check campus buildings and offices for altered hours and closings. Don't forget to renew your parking permits for Spring, the deadline is December 21. KSL Student Book Collecting Contest. International Rankings Campus Forum is December 13th. Diversity 360 Series for Graduate Students on December 13th. First day of Spring classes! Professional Development Day is January 29th, 2019.

November 2018: Feasts, Funding, and Finals

Deadline to submit graduation materials is December 7th. Last day of classes is Dec 7, but final exams don't end until Dec 19.Register now for Spring 2019 classes. How to remove holds in SIS. Leave of Absence (LOA) requests. New Student Orientation. New Student Checklist. Register to get involved with Professional Development Day 2019! $6 fitness classes at Next Level. Conference funding available. Multicultural Graduate Luncheon on Nov 16. Community Thanksgiving Meal on Nov 18. Graduate Student Fall Feast on Nov 19.

October 2018: Making connections and finding balance

Meet the incoming Summer and Fall 2018 students. Get your flu shots. Last day to withdraw from a course is Nov 9. The deadline to audit a course is Nov 9. Make connections through grout therapy and support sessions. Receive child support while your travel for academic purposes. Diversity 360. Apply for conference funding. Learn methods to get your finances in order. Black Harvest BBQ. Latinx Grad Mixer. Daylight Savings Time. Volunteer for Saturday of Services. 

September 2018: Welcome to CWRU!

Add/Drop deadline quickly approaching. Enroll in a Fellowship Course. Waiver of Registration for Fall 2018 graduates. How to remove a hold in SIS. Waive your 1-2-1 Fitness or Health Plan Fees. Sears think[box] project funding. New Student Orientation materials. Preferred name, personal pronoun and gender identity options in SIS. Enrolling in Direct Deposit. Ice cream with the new provost. Join iPALS and build cultural bridges


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