ParentConnect - Resources for Parents of Cedarville University Students

ParentConnect Kickoff

June 13, 2016

Dear Parent,

Greetings from Cedarville University and the quiet Village of Cedarville, Ohio. Getting Started Weekend 2016 is only few weeks away, and we are working hard and looking forward to having the campus full of new and returning students.

ParentConnect was created with the purpose of providing parents with relevant information about Cedarville University, introducing parents to events and services that are tailored to parents, as well as providing parents with a snapshot of student life at Cedarville University.  Every month you will receive at least two different posts from ParentConnect, and our desire is to keep you informed and to equip you to serve your student from home.

With Getting Started only a few short weeks away we wanted to update you with some important information.

  • Getting Started has gone mobile - download our mobile guide
  • Homecoming and Parents Weekend – September 30 – October 1
  • CU LEADership Conference – January 20–21, 2017
  • Li’l Sibs Weekend – February 4–5, 2017

We are looking forward to serving you and your student during the 2016-2017 Academic Year, and we do all this for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ.

Posted in General Getting Started

Spring Career Fair

March 11, 2016

Dear Parent,

Thank you for encouraging your student to attend our Fall Career Fair, the largest in Cedarville University’s history! Overall, the students and employers were very pleased with the interactions that took place, and many students got a job or internship.

We are so grateful for your support of our students and Cedarville University. Our Career Services staff members strive to help your student succeed, and Career Services plays a role, specifically, in helping students search for jobs, prepare resumes, practice interview skills, and present themselves to employers in the best, most effective way. We hope to equip students with the necessary skills needed to obtain work experience.

As a parent, you have the opportunity for great influence in your student’s life. We ask that you would partner with us in encouraging your student to prepare for and attend our career fairs.Career Services hosts seven career fairs per school year, providing many opportunities for students to obtain jobs and internships.

Our upcoming all-major Spring Career Fair is on Wednesday, March 16th. A few of the attending companies and organizations include:

  • Honda
  • LexisNexis
  • FBI
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Cummins
  • Speedway LLC
  • Walgreens

Please consider this opportunity to invest further in your student’s professional endeavors. Thank you again for your support.

Posted in Student Services Campus Services

Upcoming Events and Resources

January 19, 2016

CU LEADership Conference – January 22–23, 2016

This weekend is the annual CU LEADership Conference on campus.  The conference is designed for high school juniors and seniors and current Cedarville University students who serve or desire to serve in a leadership position on campus. The CU LEADership Conference exists to equip and inspire leaders to be exceptional in all areas of life. Through the exploration of a Biblical definition of leadership, leaders will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to implement positive change through effective stewardship, influence, and service. Please pray with us for this conference and the students who will be attending. If you would like to watch the main session of the conference, visit and select the "Watch the Friday main session live" button.

Li’l Sibs Weekend – February 19–20, 2016

Li’l Sibs Weekend is a long standing tradition at Cedarville University where current students invite their younger siblings to join them on campus for a weekend of fun. This year’s Li’l Sibs Weekend is February 19th and 20th and will include free movies, several activities, the climbing wall, and a Yellow Jackets basketball game. If you are interested in Li’l Sibs weekend please register at by February 12th.

Other Resources

  • Student Life Programs Website –
  • Free Mobile Apps:
    • Cedarville Student Involvement (iTunes & Google Play)
    • CU LEADership Conference (iTunes & Google Play)

Posted in Student Services

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