There is much to be gained from every aspect of the Case Western Reserve experience, and life outside of class is no exception. While competing, performing and even eating, CWRU students continue to develop competencies that will serve them well through life—like leadership, cultural awareness and independence—and, of course, they blow off some steam, too.
Students gain increasing levels of autonomy in CWRU's on-campus housing, from their first-year residential college through senior-year apartment-style living, priming them for the everyday realities of independent living.
Campus Housing >
Campus dining options feature made-from-scratch recipes and loads of fresh, local ingredients from the university farm, serving up brain food that powers your body and mind.
Eat Up! >
College graduates are flocking to large urban cities. Living in University Circle will be your primer on how to thrive in a vibrant city. Use public transit. Enjoy the culture. See why Cleveland rocks.
Meet the Neighbors >
From varsity players to the casual intramural participant, athletics support student wellness and offer plenty of opportunities to practice new skills, appreciate the effects of teamwork and experience the thrill of victory.
Cheer on the Spartans >
Arts & Culture
Studying in one of the nation’s most culturally dense square miles gives students the cultural and intellectual capital to become more thoughtful, confident and emotionally intelligent leaders.
Get Cultured >
Service learning encourages students to become more active citizens, develop civic awareness and practice interpersonal skills while supporting crucial community development efforts in Cleveland and around the world.
Share Your Talents >
160+ student organizations allow students to share academic, cultural, artistic and recreational interests and give plenty of chances for leadership, community engagement and stress relief.
Get Involved >
CWRU's fraternities and sororities aim to make college students the best versions of themselves. Greeks support their communities, develop skills as ethical and engaged leaders and uphold the values handed down through generations.
Go Greek >
Students of all faiths find community on a diverse campus. With plenty of opportunities to continue in one’s own faith and to experience others, religious life at CWRU offers fellowship and expands perspectives.
Find Community >