Visiting CIM

Prospective students and parents are welcome to visit the Cleveland Institute of Music throughout the year. The Admission Office offers tours and information sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays at 2:00PM, and on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:30AM. Please contact the Admission Office ( to schedule a tour.

Click on any of the links below to help plan your visit.

Upcoming College Fairs

Representatives from the Cleveland Institute of Music often attend Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs throughout the United States. The following is a list of upcoming fairs for which CIM is a registered participant. Prospective students, families and teachers seeking information are warmly invited to attend.

A representative from the Cleveland Institute of Music will be present at the following 2013 college fairs:

Event Date Location
Philadelphia Sept. 23, 7-9 pm Hyatt at the Bellevue
Boston Sept. 24, 7-9 pm Boston University, Fuller Building
New York City Sept. 25, 6:30-9 pm Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Washington, D.C. Sept. 29, 1-3:30 pm Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Ft. Lauderdale Sept. 30, 7-9 pm Greater Ft. Lauderdate Convention Center/Broward County Convention Center
Atlanta Oct. 1, 7-9 pm Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts
Interlochen Oct. 6, 1-3 pm Interlochen Center for the Arts
Oberlin Oct. 11, 4:30-6:30 pm Oberlin Conservatory
Chicago Oct. 13, 1-3:30 pm Chicago High School of the Arts (ChiArts)
Chicago Northshore Music College Fair Oct. 14, 7-9 pm Parkes Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Cincinnati Oct. 15, 7-9 pm University of Cincinnati, Tangeman University Center
Hudson Valley Performing Arts College Fair Oct. 20, 1:30-3 pm Monroe Woodbury High School, 155 Dunderberg Rd., Woodbury, NY
Houston Oct. 22, 7-9 pm Rice University, Alice Pratt Brown Hall
Dallas Oct. 23, 7-9 pm Owen Fine Arts Center, Southern Methodist University
Los Angeles Oct. 26, 1-3:30 pm University of California, Los Angeles - Ackerman Union
San Francisco Oct. 27, 1-3:30 pm Nob Hill Masonic Center
Upstate NY Music College Fair Nov. 6, 5-7 pm Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

Hotel Information

The following hotels are recommended by CIM and offer year-round preferred rates, upon request. Simply click on the links below for reservation and rate information.

  • Glidden House
    1901 Ford Drive
    Across the street from CIM
    CIM rate includes a full European-style breakfast buffet, on-site parking, and wireless internet

  • Courtyard by Marriot
    2021 Cornell Road
    3-minute drive from CIM, courtesy shuttle available.
    CIM rate includes a spacious standard room with a king or double queen beds, mini refrigerator, complimentary 24-hour fitness room, wireless Internet, indoor heated pool, valet parking, and Bistro restaurant on-site that serves breakfast and dinner with lounge service.

  • InterContinental Suites Hotel
    8800 Euclid Avenue
    5 minute drive from CIM, shuttle available
    Suite includes a living room, dining area, microwave oven, refrigerator and wet bar, complimentary 24-hour fitness room, and wireless internet

  • InterContinental Hotel
    9801 Carnegie Avenue
    5 minute drive from CIM, shuttle available

  • Doubletree Tudor Arms Hotel
    10660 Carnegie Avenue
    5 minute drive from CIM
    Shuttle available
    Room includes microwave oven, refrigerator, wireless internet
    Fitness center on premises

Traveling Information

The Cleveland Institute of Music is approximately five miles directly east of downtown Cleveland, off Euclid Avenue, at the corner of East Boulevard and Hazel Drive.

Please note that the City of Cleveland uses traffic cameras at many fixed and mobile locations. They are effective and unforgiving. Please be especially observant of traffic laws and drive conservatively while in the city. Note also that the main road coming into downtown Cleveland from the south (called "the innerbelt") is under extensive construction. This project may delay travel during peak (rush hour) times; updates on the project can be found at

Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106-1705
Phone: (216) 791-5000

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Lynn M. Johnson

Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

p. 216.795.3107


Stefani Rose

Assistant Director of Admissions

p. 216.791.5000 ext. 243


Jessica Agnor

Admissions Counselor

p. 216.791.5000 ext. 207


Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

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