Monthly Graduate Student Newsletter

Globe and newspaper

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:

June 2022: A Start of Summer

  • Congratulations to Our Award Winners!
  • Summer Graduates: Submit Final Materials (7/8)
  • Summer Course Withdrawal
  • Spring 2022 Diplomas
  • Juneteenth (6/20) & Independence Day (7/4)
  • Additional Awards for Grad Students
  • John S. Diekhoff Awards for Faculty
  • Funding Available for Conferences!
  • Wade Oval Wednesdays are Back!
  • SA&L Grad Assistant Needed!
  • Parking Permits on Campus
  • Renew Lockers in Veale
  • Take a Walk around Campus

Previous Newsletters:
May 2022: Commencement Returns!

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Diplomas Available. Registering for Summer and Fall Classes. Apply for Summer 2022 Graduation & Waiver of Registration. UNIV 401 Teaching Seminar. Free Fellowship Courses. Juneteenth & Summer University Holidays. It's On CWRU Summer Workshops. Schubert Center Grad Research Associate Needed. ThinkImpact Social Entrepreneurship & Freedman Student Fellowship Programs. Main Quad Renovations & Access to Buildings. One to One Summer Fitness Plans. Bike Safety Tips. Fun Things to Do Around Cleveland. Return of Wade Oval Wednesdays. Where to Live as a Grad Student. Sweet Kiddles Child Care Resources

April 2022: an Award Winning Spring!

Graduate Student Award Ceremony. Commencement and Grad Studies Diploma Ceremony. Full Term Withdrawal. Summer and Fall Class Registration and Holds. Careers in Teaching. Volunteering for Commencement. Hudson Relays. Staying Safe This Spring. FSM Grants for Women-Identified at CWRU. think[box] Summer Project Fund. Travel Funding Still Available! Cleveland Humanities Collaborative Summer Seminars. Early Voting. FreshFinder Interactive Mapping Tool for Food Resources. Graduate Student Council Elections. Graduate Council of Arts and Sciences Elections. Material Borrowed from KSL. Graduate Student Appreciation Week Recap. Summer Campus Shuttles. A Late Spring. Postdoc Association for the VWR Vendor Show.

March 2022: a Welcomed Spring Begins!

Commencement 2022 Update. Submitting Graduation Materials. Final Oral Defense. Course Withdrawal. Incomplete (I) Grades. Auditing a Course. Nominate Students for Grad Studies Awards! Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Additional Support Space. It's On CWRU. Material Borrowed from KSL. Join the International Student Advisory Council. Beware of Student Job Scams. Spring Arrives. Having Fun in Cleveland! Award Season.

February 2022: Short Month, Big Newsletter!

Commencement 2022. NEW Spring Break Policy. Nominate and Apply for Graduate Student Awards! Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. Final Oral Defense. Incomplete (I) Grades from Fall 2021. NEW Expanded Parental Leave Policy. Anti-Plagiarism Tools. Preferred Name. Verify Your Final Exams. NEW Sweet Kiddles Child Care Resources. Food Insecurity Resources. Relocation of CWRU Bookstore. Housing Survey. Wellness Programs. Reduction in Out-of-Pocket Max for Health Insurance.

January 2022: A New Year to Stay Strong

Congrats to Winter Graduates! Waiver of Registration. Student Medical Plan Waiver. One-to-One Fitness Plan Waiver. Apply for May Graduation. Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). Required Testing. Diekhoff Committee Members Needed. Grad Student & Postdoc Coaching Program. Policy on Events. FSM Grants for Women-Identified. Grad Assistants for ResLife Needed. Child Care Resources. Winter Weather Alerts. Join GSC University Committees

December 2021: Another Historic Year Ends

Spring New Student Orientation. Teaching Assistant (TA) Training. Last Day to Register for Spring Classes. Student Medical Plan. Diplomas for Jan 2022 Graduates. Waiver of Registration. Fellowship Courses. Winter Break Campus Closure. ISS Cautions International Travel. Changes to Campus Shuttles Over Break. Safety on Campus & While Traveling. Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). New Booster Requirement. Testing Before & After Break. KSL's 4th Annual Art of STEM Competition.

November 2021: Thankful for a Calmer Semester

Submit Graduation Materials. Thanksgiving Break & End of the Semester. Full Term Withdrawal. Register for Spring 2021 Classes and Removing Holds. Leave of Absence (LOA) Requests. Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). Food Resources for Students. Vaccines and Boosters. Testing Available on Campus Before Upcoming Travel. Funding Available for Conferences. Physical Resource Center.

October 2021: A Cooler, Calmer Fall

Resolve Spring & Summer 2021 Incompletes. Last Day for Course Withdrawal. Deadline to Audit a Course. Fall Break. Final Oral Defense. Flu Shots. Grad Life Food Pantry. Expansion of V-Fund. End of Daylight Saving Time. Emergency Fund for Students. Election Day. CWRU EMS in Greater University Circle. Meet the Incoming Fall 2021 Grad Students.

September 2021: An Active Fall Returns

Apply for January Graduation. Verify Your Final Exams. Holidays, Leave, & Vacation Policies. KSL Study Carrel Lottery. Negotiating Conflict Along the Academic Journey. Get Your Flu Shot! Staying Safe at CWRU. Voluntary COVID-19 Testing. Names, Pronouns, & Identity in SIS. Slides & Info from New Student Orientation. Get Your Refunds Faster. Funding Opportunities.

August 2021: Welcome! #MaskUpCWRU

Congrats to Summer Graduates! Diplomas for August 2021 Graduates. Waiver of Registration. Waive Medical and Fitness Plans. Register for Fall 2021 Classes. Eduroam Wireless Access Away from CWRU. Considering a Career in Teaching? Required Three Weeks of COVID Testing. Mask Requirement. PPE Kits for Students. Vaccination Requirement. GSC Welcome Back Party. Gender Neutral Bathrooms. Free Shuttles Around Greater University Circle. Useful Apps to Download.

July 2021: Upswing of Summer

New Vaccination Requirements. Updates to Campus COVID-19 Protocols. Fall New Student Orientation is Online. Register for Fall 2021 Classes. Waiver for Medical and Fitness Plans. CWRU Take Two. Teaching Assistant Training. Updates to International Travel. Funding Available for Conferences! Weekly Farmers Markets on Campus. Help Share Inspirational Stories. Take a Walk on Campus. Beyond the Professoriate Online Workshop. Northeast Ohio County Fairs.

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