Get a new view of campus and Cleveland with a variety of tours

Throughout homecoming weekend, faculty, staff, students, alumni, families and guests will have the opportunity to take a deeper look at campus and Cleveland with a variety of tours.

See the full listing of homecoming events.

Registration may be required for some events. Individuals can register online.

Some of the weekend’s tours include the following.

Allen Memorial Medical Library Display Self-Guided Tour

Thursday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Allen Memorial Medical Library, second and third floors

The Dittrick Museum of Medical History is closed for building repairs, but members of the community can see some exhibits, including the Milliken Microscope Room and a new display of medical prototypes. Guests also can stop by the first-floor hallway for museum displays.

Lolly the Trolley Campus Tours

Friday, Oct. 11
Departure times: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Frank N. and Jocelyne K. Linsalata Alumni Center front lawn

Participants will see campus’ northside living areas, Uptown, Sears think[box], the Maltz Performing Arts Center and Health Education Campus aboard Lolly the Trolley.

Tours of Sears think[box]

Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box]

Get an up-close look at the university’s innovation and entrepreneurship center. Those who can’t make it on these dates can schedule a tour during regular hours.

History of CWRU Tour

Friday, Oct. 11, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Adelbert Hall, Samuel H. Miller Plaza

Want to learn more about CWRU’s history? This tour will provide insight onto campus’ beginnings, secrets, quirks and past.

Student-led Walking Tours

Friday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Iris S. and Bert L. Wolstein Hall, first floor

Tour guides will give a glimpse into student life on this 75-minute tour across campus.

Talk and Tour: The Peter B. Lewis Building with Fred Collopy

Friday, Oct. 11, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 002

Tour one of CWRU’s most iconic buildings, the Peter B. Lewis Building, designed by architect Frank Gehry. The tour will include information about how the design process influenced management education.

Viewing the Case Night Sky (weather permitting)

Friday, Oct. 11, from 8 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., 8 to 10 p.m.
A.W. Smith Building, rooftop

Want to see the sky through the Warner and Swasey 9.5-inch (24 cm) refracting telescope? Tours will be available for members of the community to see the sky through the telescope, which was donated to the Case School of Applied Science in 1919. Tours are 20 minutes, beginning every 30 minutes. The roof is accessed from the fourth floor by two flights of narrow, steep stairs.

Meet the Deans – Health Sciences Breakfast Program and Tours

Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, Delos M. Cosgrove Courtyard

Members of the community can get an update from the health sciences deans, have a healthy breakfast and go on student-led tours of the Samson Pavilion. Tours will showcase the Microsoft HoloLens and interdisciplinary simulations of critical care flight to emergency room hand-off.

Around the World Dean’s Lunch and Dental Clinic Tour

Saturday, Oct. 12, from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
School of Dental Medicine clinic, lobby of entrance area

See the new dental clinic spaces while having a progressive lunch around the culinary world.

A Museum Transformed: A Tour of the Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Art
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1 to 2 p.m.
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ticket Lobby

Students in joint graduate programs in art history will explain artwork at the museum. Pre-registration is required for this event.

Lolly the Trolley Tour of Cleveland

Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13, at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Frank N. and Jocelyne K. Linsalata Alumni Center front lawn

This two-hour tour will take participants across the city to see some of Cleveland’s notable landmarks.