Signature Programs

Case Western Reserve University engages with its neighbors through more than 500 programs and events every year. The Office of Government and Foundation Relations coordinates several signature programs, from symposiums to campus-wide volunteer days to cultural celebrations.

The Louis Stokes Leadership Symposium

The Louis Stokes Leadership Symposium

The Louis Stokes Symposium is an annual public forum dedicated to leadership in public service and civic engagement as espoused by former U. S. Congressman Louis Stokes.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Constitution Day officially commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

Case for Community Day

Case for Community Day

An annual day of volunteer service for the university's faculty, staff and students who help nonprofit organizations and the neighborhoods surrounding the Case Western Reserve campus with landscaping, painting, administrative tasks, special events and activities with youth and seniors.

The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Gospelfest Concert Celebration

The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Gospelfest Concert Celebration

Free and open to the public, Gospelfest culminates the university's Alumni and Homecoming Weekend festivities and has become an annual tradition enjoyed by hundreds of people across campus and the Greater Cleveland community.


The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Gospelfest Concert Celebration

CWRU Community Card

Case Western Reserve University now offers the CWRU Community Card. Residents will have the ability to have access and utilize a variety of campus facilities, resources and special events and programs. In addition, cardholders will be able to obtain member discounts from retail establishments located in Greater University Circle’s Uptown District. There is a one-time fee of $25 per application for residents interested in becoming a CWRU Community Card holder. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older. Download the application for additional instructions.


Lunch during community program

CWRU Community Lunch and Learn Series

The Office of Local Government & Community Relations hosts the CWRU in the Community Lunch & Learn Series. Open to the campus and community, these monthly sessions showcase Case Western Reserve’s involvement and positive impact in the community. Faculty, staff and students who are involved in coordinating community outreach programs will conduct presentations.