First-Year Student Roadmap

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Orientation at CWRU is not just one week of activities. Orientation at CWRU is a process for new students that starts now and flows into the fall semester. Your Roadmap shows the various activities, forms and tasks you will need to complete as an incoming student.

When it’s time for an item to be active, you will see live links in your portal and the Roadmap website. If something is not hyperlinked in that block, it will most likely be an item that will be emailed to you. So always pay attention to your CWRU email (



  • Complete your meeting with your four-year advisor
  • Login to MyHealthConnect and submit necessary documents
  • Register for a Discover CLE: Serve & Explore trip
  • Complete the Alcohol & Other Drugs module
  • Complete the Opioids Education module
  • Complete the Hazing Prevention module
  • Register for fall classes | July 16 to 18*
  • Choose your topical seminar, if applicable | July 16 to 18*
  • Connect to various student interest groups
  • Nursing Students:
    • Submit your immunization information
    • Log into ACEMAPP
    • Complete Basic Life Support and First Aid


*Dates specific to the first-year students starting in the fall 2024 semester.