New Employee Onboarding

Welcome to the Jack, Joesph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University!

You join a strong and dedicated team of faculty and staff committed to preparing our students to become leaders in social work and the nonprofit world; to be change agents.

The Mandel School was founded by and for the Greater Cleveland community in the belief that a university-based school of social work would transform the work of people and organizations to achieve to their full potential. Our graduates are prepared to lead, and turn knowledge into action that furthers health, wellbeing and social justice. Our faculty, researchers and staff come from many different countries and represent a broad range of disciplines within the social sciences and nonprofit management.

We strive to be a diverse and welcoming campus and school.


  • Where can I park?
    • Arrange for parking via Access Services. The closest lots are 46, 52B and 54. The school has two guest spaces for visitors. 
  • I need keys, I’m having building access problems.
  • I need a phone or I am having phone problems.
  • How do I find my Employee ID number?
    • Visit and look at the top of your time sheet.
  • Where should I eat?
  • Where are the bathrooms?
    • In the Mandel School
      • All floors have a private bathroom at the end of the faculty hallways
      • Single-gender restrooms on floors 1 and 2
      • All-gender restroom on floor 3
      • Lactation room on floor 3, through all gender restroom.
    • In the Mandel Center
      • Single gender restrooms on floor 1
      • Private bathrooms (all gender) on floor 2.

Important Policies

Every employee shares responsibility for the university’s mission of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Specific standards identify the basic requirements for a productive work environment. Management and employees share the responsibility for complying and promoting these standards throughout the university community. View the employee manual.

Get to know Mandel School Faculty and Staff