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CHC Program at a Glance – Students

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The Cleveland Humanities Collaborative (CHC) is a partnership between Cuyahoga Community College and Case Western Reserve University to promote Tri-C student transfer to CWRU to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in any of CWRU’s humanities fields. The CHC’s mission is to support student academic progress towards transfer to CWRU, strengthen faculty collaborations, and promote the humanities in northeastern Ohio.


Program Highlights


A Tri-C CHC student will have:

  • A dedicated CHC faculty mentor
  • Tri-C counselors familiar with the program and advising
  • Access to a Tri-C→CWRU Transfer Guide to maximize credit transfer
  • Opportunities to take courses at CWRU while paying Tri-C tuition
  • Special programming with renowned humanities speakers and scholars
  • Scholarship opportunities to complete the associate’s degree
  • Personalized transfer guidance
  • Comprehensive financial aid advising that bridges both institutions


A CWRU CHC Scholar will have:

  • A financial aid package that will make a CWRU education possible
  • A summer academic program that bridges the transition to CWRU that includes a $3000 stipend
  • CHC academic mentoring and advising throughout CWRU career
  • Access to special programs that include classes and events at University Circle institutions
  • Up to $5000 in summer support for independent research anywhere in the world
  • Humanities-based work-study opportunities
  • Ongoing career counseling




  • All Tri-C students are welcome to participate in CHC-sponsored programs.
  • Students must intend to major in a humanities field at CWRU.
  • Tri-C students can declare their interest at any time and be eligible for all CHC activities.
  • Tri-C students with a 3.2 cumulative grade point average who are on track to complete their associate’s degree may apply for admission to CWRU and to be a CHC Scholar by March 15 of the year of transfer.


Contact Information


  • Email:
  • Visit:
  • Tri-C Transfer Connection Center: 216-987-3841
Page last modified: September 8, 2015