Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

of Case Western Reserve University



New Student Orientation




During the week of June 1, 2020, all new medical students will receive a personalized email welcoming you to the Cleveland Clinic Nonemployee Onboarding System, SilkRoad. The email will include your user name and password. 

This online system will help streamline the orientation process for new students and ensure compliance requirements are met for matriculation. Information will periodically be emailed to you about tasks that you will need to complete. You can view and complete assigned tasks at Cleveland Clinic SilkRoad after you receive your user name and password.

Orientation 2020 begins Monday, July 6, at 7:30 a.m., and ends Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Location: Health Education Campus, 9501 Euclid Avenue.

Parking: To be determined. We will validate your parking for you.

You are expected to participate in all scheduled orientation activities. Please plan personal activities during scheduled free time. Activities may include:



  • Finalizing your registration
  • Receiving TB test
  • Meeting key figures in the school
  • Learning about student services
  • Getting introduced to computer and information resource technology
  • Socializing with faculty and your new classmates



Special Events



On Monday, July 6th you will be required to wear professional attire for ID photos and the Welcome to the Profession event. Examples of professional attire include collared shirt, tie, blouse or sweater, slacks, skirt, dress, hosiery or socks, and flat, or moderately-heeled, closed toe dress shoes with a white coat. You will receive a white coat to wear on Monday morning.

Stay tuned for further details.


Questions? Contact: 

Darlene Gray 
Student Affairs Coordinator
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
9501 Euclid Ave, EC10
Cleveland, OH 44195
866.735.1912 or 216.445.7170
Fax: 216.636.3206