2021 Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act

To the Case Western Reserve Community:

Each fall, the university provides an overview of statistics and information relevant to our campus community, in accordance with the Student Right to Know and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Below, you will find links to important data, such as retention and graduation rates; financial assistance; athletic program participation rates and financial support; cost of attendance; accreditation and academic program data; services and accommodations for students with disabilities; withdrawal and refund policies; and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act Policy (FERPA). Printed reports are available on request.

  • Retention and Graduation Rates: Data is available on the websites of the University Registrar and Institutional Research.
  • Financial Assistance: Obtain financial assistance information, including descriptions of application procedures and forms and refund policies, from the Office of University Financial Aid in Yost Hall (216.368.4530).
  • Athletic Program Participation and Financial Support: The Department of Physical Education and Athletics in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center (216.368.2867) can provide further information, or search for CWRU's information on the U.S. Office of Postsecondary Education's Equity in Athletics website.
  • Other Institutional Information: Follow the links below, or contact the University Financial Aid, Provost, Student Affairs and University Registrar offices for more details. Additional consumer disclosures are available through the Student Consumer Information website and the Office of Institutional Research.
  • State Authorization and Compliance: Information about the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement, state-by-state contact directories, and additional information concerning professional licensure is available via the university’s State Authorization and Compliance website.
  • Drug-Free Schools Notification: In accordance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, this notification to Case Western Reserve University students is an annual reminder of the health risks associated with drug and alcohol abuse; of university policies related to the illegal possession, use or distribution of drugs or alcohol; of the availability of treatment for drug or alcohol problems through University Health and Counseling Services, and of the internal sanctions and federal, state and local penalties that may result from the illegal sale, possession, consumption, use or distribution of drugs or alcohol. Find more information on the Student Affairs website.
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): Find the policy on the registrar’s website.
  • Annual Security and Fire Report: Case Western Reserve University's annual security and fire report is updated annually and is available on the Public Safety website. A full print copy of the report is available for download (PDF) or can be obtained by contacting the crime prevention office at crimeprevention@case.edu or 216.368.1243. The report includes:
    • Statistics for the previous three years concerning certain categories of reported crimes—including hate crimes in certain categories, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking—that occurred on campus, in off-campus buildings or properties owned or controlled by the university, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus.
    • Summaries of institutional policies and education and prevention programs regarding safety and security, reporting of crimes, sexual misconduct, drug and alcohol use, timely warnings and missing persons investigations. The university maintains a daily crime log that can be accessed on the Crime and Security Reports page.
    • Information on emergency notification, emergency response and evacuation procedures. Emergency procedures for students, faculty, staff and visitors can be reviewed on the Emergency Preparedness page.
    • Fire statistics for on-campus housing, summaries of fire policies and evacuation procedures. The university maintains a fire log for all fires that occur in on-campus housing.
  • Emergency Reporting: Any emergency on campus should be reported to CWRU Division of Public Safety at 216.368.3333. This number is staffed 24 hours a day.

Thank you for your attention to this important information.

Ben Vinson III
Provost and Executive Vice President