City of University Heights: Learn more about the city of University Heights, the home of John Carroll University.

City of Cleveland: Learn more about the city of Cleveland, e.g., history, statistics, and services.

State of Ohio: Learn all about the beautiful State of Ohio. It offers tips on destinations, the history of Ohio, and all other information about Ohio.

The Cleveland Metropolitan Parks: The Metroparks is an extensive park system surrounding the city of Cleveland. The Metroparks also administers the Cleveland Zoo.

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: RTA operates the public transportation, e.g. bus and light rail service, for the Greater Cleveland area. Students have convenient connections to Cleveland and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport via RTA.


The Plain Dealer/ This site has all the information about what’s happening in Cleveland.

Local Shopping

Beachwood Place offers a wide range of shopping and dining.

Legacy Village offers a variety of shopping and dining possibilities.

University Square offers students a great selection of stores, including Target and Macy’s Clothing Store. Additionally, the area boasts a great organic, natural foods grocery store called Whole Foods Market.

Local Attractions

Cedar Lee Theater features a variety of films, including: independent films, foreign language films, and a few Hollywood films.

The Cleveland Museum of Art is a world-class art museum featuring an excellent collection of Asian, European, and American art.

The Cleveland Natural History Museum has excellent dinosaur exhibits, as well as a planetarium and live animal programs.

The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the world’s foremost orchestras. The Cleveland Orchestra is housed at Severance Hall in the heart of the University Circle district. Student tickets are available.

The Cleveland Zoo is one of the oldest zoo’s in the United States. The Cleveland Zoo has a large primate house, among many other exhibit areas, as well as a beautiful replica of a rain forest.

Coventry Village is located in Cleveland Heights and offers an eclectic choice of restaurants and shops.

The Great Lakes Science Center is one of America’s largest interactive science museums. The museum offers many “hands-on” exhibits as well as an entire exhibit dedicated to the Great Lake’s region. Additionally, The Great Lake’s Science Center has an OMNIMAX theatre, which boasts a six-story, high-domed theatre.

Playhouse Square is located in downtown Cleveland and offers 5 well appointed theaters. Playhouse Square hosts Broadway shows, musicals and a wide range of live theatre performances.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is located next door to the Great Lakes Science Center. The Rock Hall was designed by I.M.Pei and features unique permanent exhibits as well as feature exhibits.

The West Side Market offers a large variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy, and bread products for low prices. The West Side Market has operated since 1912 at the edge of the Cleveland’s trendy Ohio City neighborhood. Eclectic restaurants and shops surround the market as well.