Access Services

Building Access by Classification

Default Access by Classification

Access to locations and services is determined by your classification.  If you do not have the default access listed for your classification, please contact Access Services by email at access@case.edu, or phone at 216.368.CARD (2273). You may also visit us in our office in Crawford Hall, room 18. We are open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.


CWRU Undergraduate Student

As an active Case Western Reserve University undergraduate student, your ID card should give you access to the following default areas with specific hours determined by the department or school in which the area is controlled:

  • Carlton Basketball Court
  • Carlton Commons
  • Carlton Road Tennis Courts
  • Fribley Commons
  • Glennan 312 and 317
  • Juniper Basketball Court
  • Kelvin Smith Library
  • Mather Memorial G Restroom
  • Leutner Study and Common Areas
  • Medical School Library
  • Nord 415 Computer Lab
  • Nord Hall quad side entrance
  • North Residential Village garage doors and elevators
  • Olin Perimeter
  • Veale Center
  • Wade Commons Fireside Lounge, Multipurpose Room and Quiet Study rooms
  • White Perimeter
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CWRU Graduate Student

As an active CWRU graduate student, your ID card should give you access to the following default areas with specific hours determined by the department or school in which the area is controlled:

  • Carlton Basketball Court
  • Carlton Road Tennis Courts
  • Glennan 312 and 317A
  • Juniper Basketball Court
  • Kelvin Smith Library
  • Mather Memorial G Restroom
  • Nord 415 Computer Lab
  • Medical School Library
  • North Residential Village garage doors and elevators
  • Olin Perimeter
  • Veale Center
  • White Perimeter

CWRU Faculty or Staff Member

As an active faculty or staff member, your ID card should give you access to the following default areas with specific hours determined by the department or school in which the area is controlled:

  • BioEnterprise 3rd floor
  • Carlton Basketball Court
  • Carlton Road Tennis Court
  • Glennan 312 CR and 317A CR
  • Juniper Basketball Court
  • Kelvin Smith Library
  • Mather Memorial G Restroom
  • Medical School Library
  • Nord hall and Nord 415 Computer Lab
  • North Residential Village garage doors and elevators
  • Olin Hall
  • Veale Center
  • White Hall

Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) Students

As an active CIM student, your ID card should give you access to the following default areas with specific hours determined by the department or school in which the area is controlled:

  • Carlton Basketball Court
  • CIM Annex Main Entrance
  • Cutter House
  • Juniper Basketball Court
  • Kelvin Smith Library
  • Nord 415 Computer Lab
  • Nord Hall quad side entrance
  • Veale Center

Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) Faculty or Staff Members

As an active CIM Faculty or Staff member, your ID card should give you access to the following default areas with specific hours determined by the department or school in which the area is controlled:

  • CIM Annex Main
  • Cutter House
  • Kelvin Smith Library
  • Veale Center

Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) Student

As an active CIA student, your ID card should give you access to the following default areas with specific hours determined by the department or school in which the area is controlled:

  • Carlton Basketball Court
  • Juniper Basketball Court
  • Kelvin Smith Library
  • Thwing

Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) Faculty or Staff Member

As an active CIA faculty or staff member, your ID card should allow you to enter the Kelvin Smith Library.