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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 access to:

  • Dedicated faculty mentors, a CHC student adviser, and a CHC counselor
  • Access to a Tri-C→CWRU Transfer Guide to maximize credit transfer
  • Opportunities to take one or two courses per semester at CWRU while still at Tri-C
  • Renowned humanities speakers and scholars
  • Specialized programs that prepare you to study at a selective four-year university
  • CHC Campus Day tours at CWRU
  • Comprehensive financial aid advising that bridges both institutions


A CWRU CHC Scholar will have access to:

  • A financial aid package that will make a CWRU education possible
  • A bridge program that prepares you for CWRU and includes a stipend
  • A cohort of like-minded students
  • CHC academic mentoring and advising
  • University Circle institutions and special campus programs
  • Opportunities for funding to support unpaid internships or local or international research projects
  • 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

Please contact our CHC Student Adviser, Alexandria Romanovich, or our CHC Program Manager, Allison Morgan, with any questions.