Housing Resources

On-Campus Housing Resources

Student Emergency Fund

Available to assist CWRU students who encounter an unforeseen financial emergency or event which would otherwise prevent them from continuing their education at CWRU. Can assist with rent, utilities, and other essential household expenses. 

Office of University Housing - Off Campus Housing Coordinator

Aids students by providing off-campus housing support before, during, and after touring apartments and signing a lease. Contact the Off-Campus Housing Coordinator at 216.368.1099. 

Dean of Students Office

If you are in need of case management support to find shelter quickly, submit a CARE Report to be connected to your Dean of Students. 

Homelessness - Off Campus Support - Shelters

Coordinated Intake

If you need shelter tonight, call 216.674.6700 and press #1 when prompted. Your call can take around 20-45 minutes to gather the required information. Hours of operation are 8:00am to 8:00pm Monday to Friday. If you require shelter after 8:00pm or on weekends, call 211. Coordinated intake can provide exploration of alternatives to shelter or shelter diversion, referral for emergency shelter, or referral for emergency services. 

To view resources for maintaining off-campus housing, government assistance programs, and housing tenants rights, check out the Secure Housing Resource list. 

Quick Links

CWRU Resources:

     Public Safety
     Off-Campus Housing
     University Health and Counseling Services
     DoS Student Advocacy & Case Management
     Student Emergency Fund
     Office of University Financial Aid
     Interreligious Council (IRC)

Community Resources:

     Crisis Text Line
     National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
     The Trevor Project Lifeline