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COVID-19 Update for Levin College

We are all impacted by the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

As a result, all Levin College public events, programs, and activities are postponed until further notice. Please refer to this page for updates.

For up-to-date information from Cleveland State University about the campus response to the COVID-19, please visit: https://www.csuohio.edu/coronavirus-update/coronavirus-update.


Levin College Computer Labs
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​​​​​The Levin College Computer Labs, UR 39 and UR 40, will not be open this semester. The closest computer labs to the Levin College are located in the College of Business, and these will be open 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., M-F. 

Students with limited computer and/or internet access should utilize the CSU Mobile Campus program. Mobile Campus will be offering laptops for rent for the entire semester, and students should secure their rental during first two weeks of the semester.   

Students requiring access to GIS software for Urban Studies courses should direct inquiries to Bob Martel at urbansystems@csuohio.edu

Additional information about campus computer lab access is as follows:

IS&T computer labs will be open for Fall Semester with reduced capacity to allow social distancing. Labs in Berkman Hall, the Student Center and the Monte Ahuja College of Business building will be open 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., M-F. The lab in Fenn Tower will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

Michael Schwartz Library: Beginning August 24, the Michael Schwartz Library will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F, to current students, faculty and staff only. The library’s computer lab will be open with limited capacity to allow for safe physical distancing.

For additional up to date information about student computing resources, including the Help Desk and Mobile Campus, please refer to https://www.csuohio.edu/services-for-students/services-for-students

CSU Admission Information
In response to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Cleveland State has streamlined application processes. For Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 applications, the application fee is being waived and students who are not able to take standardized tests will have these requirements waived. For more information about application and our updated processes, please email us at urbanprograms@csuohio.edu.

CSU Resources

Levin College Advising and Student Services
The health and safety of our campus community is our first priority, however we will continue to do all we can to support your academic success. The Levin College Office of Student and Enrollment Services is providing advising and student services remotely while campus access is limited. Current and prospective students are encouraged to contact us with any questions!

How to reach us
Not sure where to start? 

  • During business hours, call 216-687-3884 in the Levin College and leave a voicemail – your call will be returned by a member of our team. 
  • Email urbanprograms@csuohio.edu and your message will be directed to the appropriate staff person.

Not yet a CSU student? Contact Kristen Blazek to learn more about the Levin College: k.blazek@csuohio.edu or schedule a virtual appointment.

Staff contact information is available here. Email is the preferred method of contact, however staff will be retrieving voicemail messages regularly.

  • Academic advising appointments will be conducted by phone, using technology support. When scheduling an appointment, please make sure to provide your current telephone number.
  • Undergraduate students – check your Network in Starfish to find your Academic Advisor’s contact information and schedule an appointment. For assistance scheduling an appointment, please call 216-687-3884 and leave a voicemail.

Please know that Levin College leadership, faculty, and staff are committed to supporting you in any way we can. Take good care of yourselves, and please call upon us for assistance.