Discover Week

Discover Week is a week-long, mandatory program for new and transfer students. Discover Week takes place the week before the fall semester and is designed to help you get acclimated to campus.

It is mandatory for you to attend and participate fully. Those who do not attend will miss out on important and necessary information and activities including, but not limited to:

  • Finalizing your schedule of classes with your faculty advisor
  • Adapting to your residence hall community
  • Meeting fellow classmates and returning students
  • Learning about the support and resources available to you as a CWRU student
  • Establishing mentoring relationships with your resident advisor and orientation leader


Important Dates

Discover Week 2024 will take place Aug. 18-25.

Parent and Family Orientation: Aug. 18-19.

Fall 2024 Move-in:

  • All new first-year and transfer students: Aug. 18
  • Students from outside the continental U.S.: Aug. 16
  • Envision Weekend participants: Aug. 16 

Classes begin Aug. 26.