Upon acceptance to the Summer Studies program, you may be asking "What's next?" Please refer carefully to the next steps so that you are prepared for an awesome Summer Studies experience!
- Confirm your attendance and reserve housing.
Submit your $50 reservation deposit to reserve your place in the Summer Studies program. Also submit your $50 housing deposit to reserve your lodging in a dorm. If you are a continuing Dual Enrollment (DE) student, only submit a $50 housing deposit.
Deposits are non-refundable and are credited toward your Summer Studies expenses. When your deposits are processed, you can be registered for class.
- Contact the DE coordinator.
The DE coordinator provides advising for selecting your class and can answer questions you have about attending Summer Studies.
- Register for class.
All Summer Studies class registrations are completed by submitting a completed and signed Summer Studies Course Request Form. There are instructions for returning the form on page 2. Please be sure to review important dates.
A guidance counselor's signature is required to register for courses. However, if you are a home school student, your parent can sign as the guidance counselor. You will receive a confirmation email from the DE coordinator when you are registered.
- Arrive for check-in.
Check-in begins at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Plan to arrive on campus at Printy Hall student lounge no later than 2 p.m. If you need to arrive earlier than 1:30 p.m., please contact the DE coordinator so that we can ensure a University representative is available to greet you.
- Coordinate airport transportation (if necessary).
If you need airport transportation, the University will provide transportation to Dayton International Airport for $45. Transportation to Port Columbus International Airport is $80. Please request airport transportation by completing the Summer Studies Airport Transportation Request Form. For more information, please contact Residence Life by calling 937-766-7872 or by emailing Student Services.
- Review the Summer Studies Guide.
Please refer to the Summer Studies Student Guide 2014 for tips on what to bring if you are a residential student and for information about campus life.
- Settle your student account.
You can view your student account or your invoice by logging in to CedarInfo. Under the heading "Financial Transactions", select "View your student account" or "View your current invoice."
You can pay your bill online by logging in to EZ Pay and choosing to make a one-time payment. Payment may be made by scheduling an EFT from a checking or savings account or by using a credit card or debit card. No transaction fee will be charged for Summer Studies payments made using a credit card. Full payment is due on June 2. If you have questions about your student account, please contact the cashiers office.
- Purchase textbooks.
You will have assigned reading to be completed before you come to campus. You will purchase your textbooks prior to coming to campus and bring them with you on check-in day. If you live locally, you may purchase your text(s) from the Cedarville University Bookstore located on the bottom floor of the Stevens Student Center on campus. If your books must be shipped, Dual Enrollment will reimburse your shipping charges as long as you purchase your books from the Cedarville University Bookstore. The University Bookstore will not be open on check-in day.
To purchase your textbooks:
- Log in to CedarInfo
- Locate the heading "Academic (Student) Transactions" and then select the link "Your schedule, advisor, and library id".
- Select the link "Textbook" on the left side of the schedule.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and select "Begin Price Comparison.
- Spiritual Formation students have one required text. Politics and American Culture students have 2 required texts; please purchase both texts in the same order.
- Pay for your text(s) and shipping, and then the bookstore will refund your shipping and charge it to the Dual Enrollment account.
- Please direct questions about your bookstore purchase to Mr. John Matuszak by emailing or calling him at 937-766-7894.
- Complete waiver forms.
The following forms must be completed and signed for student participation in various Summer Studies activities:
- Submit waiver forms.
Forms will be available at check-in. However, if a parent or guardian will not be present during check-in with the student, please submit the medical and waiver forms before arriving on campus. Forms may be sumitted by fax at 937-766-7595, scanned and emailed to Student Services, or mailed to Cedarville University Student Life, 251 N. Main St, Cedarville, OH 45314.
- Understand FERPA and student records.
All higher education students are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, regardless of age or instructional delivery method.
- Academic records: DE students may waive their privacy rights and allow University personnel to speak with parents regarding their academic records. For more information related to FERPA and a waiver of privacy of your student's academic records, contact the office of the registrar or view the University's FERPA policy.
- Financial records: For a waiver of privacy for your student's financial records, contact the cashiers office or complete and submit a financial information release form.
- Complete your final exam.
Final exams are scheduled to end at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 27.
- Say goodbye to new friends.
Summer Studies officially ends at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 28. All students should plan to depart by noon. Students who have a flight requiring an earlier departure may leave any time following completion of their final exam.
- Apply for undergraduate admission.
If you are a rising senior and wish to apply for admission to Cedarville as a college freshman, simply complete the change to degree status application in My Application. You may be required to update materials for your freshman application. Contact your counselor with any questions about undergraduate admission.