Student Right to Know

The Student Right to Know and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires that universities throughout the country produce statistics and/or information on the following subjects: 1) retention and graduation rates; 2) financial assistance available to students and requirements and restrictions imposed on Title IV aid; 3) crime statistics on campus; 4) athletic program participation rates and financial support; 5) other institutional information including: the cost of attendance (Undergraduate, Graduate), accreditation and academic program data, facilities and services available to disabled students, and withdrawal and refund policies; and 6) Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Policy.

Data on retention and graduation rates is available in the Office of the President and the Provost in Adelbert Hall (216.368.4389) and is posted on the Institutional Research website. Information on financial assistance, including descriptions of application procedures and forms and refund policies, may be obtained from the Office of University Financial Aid, Yost Hall (216.368.4530). Information concerning athletic program participation and financial support may be obtained from the Physical Education and Athletics Department, Veale Center (216.368.2867) or by visiting Other institutional information, such as that listed in number 5 above, may be obtained from the Office of the Provost and in the various undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools' registrars' offices.  See also Higher Education Opportunity Act Student Consumer Information.

Case Western Reserve University's annual security report is updated annually by October 1 and includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The university maintains a daily crime log that can be accessed at  A full print copy of the report is available for download (PDF) or can be obtained by contacting the crime prevention office at or 216.368.1243.  Case Western Reserve University also produces an annual fire safety report that includes 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. The report and log are available for download (PDF).

Print copies of all reports are available upon request from the appropriate office.