Orientation

Undergrad & Grad Students

  • Undergraduate Students
    Orientation Schedule for Undergraduate Student

    All new undergraduate students are required to attend First-Year Orientation from Sunday, August 18 to Sunday, August 25. Full orientation schedules will be available July 1.

    • Move-in day at Cutter House Residence Hall and the beginning of First-Year Orientation activities are Sunday, August 18, with load-in to the residence hall from 8am-2pm. 
    Meal Plan
  • Graduate Students
    Orientation for Graduate Students

    All new CIM graduate students are required to attend Graduate Orientation. Full orientation schedules will be available July 1.  

    • Graduate Orientation activities will begin at 9am on August 21.
  • International Students
    Orientation for International Students

    We look forward to welcoming all new incoming international students to the Cleveland Institute of Music. You are required to attend the 2019 International Student Orientation. Full orientation schedules will be available July 1. At the orientation, you will meet fellow students and gain a wealth of useful information, including: 

    • Maintaining your Visa status 
    • Acclimating yourself to American culture and life at CIM 
    • Utilizing academic advising 
    • Understanding work opportunities in the US 
    • Student support services available at CIM and CWRU 
    • Establishing bank accounts, ID cards etc.

    All new international students (those studying on F-1 visas) are required to attend International Student Orientation Thursday, August 15 to Saturday August 17.

    International undergraduate students should plan to arrive and move into Cutter House on Wednesday, August 14 or the morning of Thursday, August 15.