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If you are seeking a world-class educational experience within a vibrant, Christ-centered learning community, Cedarville is the place for you. Step up to the challenge of our arts, sciences, professional and graduate programs, and achieve more than you ever imagined. Be challenged and transformed by professors who are experts in their fields and invest their lives at Cedarville to mentor and guide students like you.
Your first weekend on campus will be an exciting time to move in, meet new friends, and get connected to Cedarville. We’ve got an awesome weekend planned to make the transition fun and easy for you and your whole family.
The Getting Started program and activities are intentional and designed with you and your family in mind. Our goal is for you to become acclimated to the CU culture and environment while ensuring your family that you are safe and in good hands.
Come visit the tents and booths of over 100 different orgs, ministries and vendors as you take a look at what you can be involved in at CU and in the community! Then grab some friends and head to the SSC hillside for live music, fun activities, HUGE prize giveaways and of course a movie by the lake. There’s no better way to Kick-Off the new year!
CU INVOLVED provides Cedarville University students with opportunities to connect, serve, and get involved through campus organizations, ministries, events and programs.
The ALT Night (The Alternative) is the greatest and largest consecutive campus event that Cedarville has to offer. ALTs feature a wide variety of themed activities, pre-release movies on the big screen, and . . . they’re always free! ALTs also features unique opportunities that encourage students to serve others and give back. Having fun, saving money and building community.
Every Thursday night, SCAB hosts Thursday Night Live (TNL), which consists of an activity trivia, bingo, open mic, etc.) and live entertainment, Rinnova our campus coffeehouse, offers BOGO (buy one, get one free) Thursday evenings in the Hive.
Art in the Open celebrates the artistic talents of Cedarville University students, faculty, staff, and guests through live music, art shows and exhibitions, an annual Art Gala, and Opening Nights (an event that provides Cedarville students with an opportunity to attend the opening night of the play at a discounted ticket cost).
Campus Christmas at Cedarville University has become a tradition that includes music, Christmas movies, games, pictures with Santa and his elves, a late Christmas breakfast, and hang out time with Dr. White (the University’s President). Campus Christmas provides students with the opportunity to enjoy each other, Christmas, and most importantly, the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Winter Blast is the annual kickoff party for the Spring semester. It takes place the first weekend back from Christmas break and it features games, a movie and much more. Winter Blast is a great opportunity to have a lot of fun, reconnect with friends, get involved and welcome new people to the Cedarville Family.
Elliv is Ville spelled backwards and it is a unique student-run event that celebrates campus culture and the collective talent of the student body. This high-energy, yearly celebration is a highly-anticipated Cedarville tradition that culminates the school year with music, dance, awards, and memories.
CU LEAD is a holistic leadership development program committed to assisting Cedarville University students in establishing a biblical and gospel driven foundation for service based leadership. CU LEAD defines leadership with three words: Stewardship, Influence and Service.