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Getting Started Category Archives

Enjoy This Year's Jacket Jaunt

September 10, 2020

This year's Getting Started looked a little different, but we still were able to welcome more than 1,000 new Yellow Jackets into the Cedarville family! In today's post, you can watch the Jacket Jaunt video to see what it was like as we officially welcomed these new students home. You might even find someone you know!

Please be praying for these new students as they continue to adjust to college life, especially under unusual circumstances this year.


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August 14 Update: Welcome to Getting Started Weekend at Cedarville!

August 14, 2020

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Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! (Psalm 100:4)

After months of planning and praying, we are so thankful to the Lord for the beginning of another academic year. Even during these uncertain times, He has been faithful! We are so excited to welcome students and their families to campus this weekend.

Today's update includes:

  • Video from the Campus Experience team and SGA (Student Government Association) with important Caring Well information
  • Livestreaming Getting Started sessions
  • Fall Bible Conference
  • Caring for our community and following Ohio's mask mandate
  • How to avoid the crowds at dining facilities
  • Granting parent discussion access to student accounts
  • Welcoming parents to campus this fall
  • Recreation Center policies for fall 
  • How to get answers to your questions
And, remember — as excited as we are to welcome you home this weekend — please do not come to campus if you are ill or know you have been exposed within the last 14 days to a close contact with COVID-19. Email registrar@cedarville.edu to make arrangements for your delayed return, and contact University Medical Services at 937-766-7862 so they can assist with any health questions. We will be glad to work with you!

 Read today's updates now.

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August 12 Update: Getting Started Is Almost Here! (Last-Minute Updates and Reminders)

August 12, 2020

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May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace! (Psalm 29:11)

We're just a few days from Getting Started Weekend, and we can't wait to have all our students back on campus. Please continue to pray for students and families as they travel and for a great start to the academic year.

Today's updates include:

  • Communication plan for fall semester
  • Free prescription delivery for students
  • A sneak peak at completed new facilities on campus
  • Update on fall sports
  • Student jobs on campus
  • Updating emergency notification information
  • Getting answers to fall schedule questions

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Posted in Getting Started

August 10 Update: Preparing for a Healthy Return

August 10, 2020

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Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16)

What a joy to see students on campus again! Resident Assistants began arriving this weekend, and Getting Started leaders are coming today. Campus is beginning to spring to life. (And, did we mention that Chick-fil-A also opened for business at lunch today?!) We are surely embarking upon an unprecedented year as a campus community and humbly trusting the Lord for His protection and favor as we stand for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ. Please be in prayer for Getting Started and all who will be traveling this week.

Today's updates include:

  • Practical advice from infectious disease expert Dr. Zach Jenkins
  • Personal wellness checks
  • Contacting Financial Aid
  • Packing reminders
  • Information for faculty and staff

Read today's updates now. 

P.S. Watch for the next Caring Well. Staying Well. update on Wednesday this week! 

Posted in General Getting Started