Three female students cuddle with a puppy in the lower Stevens Student Center

Student Life

Experience Vibrant Community

At Cedarville, our mission is clear: We want every student to be equipped to love God, love others, live with integrity, and pursue excellence in everything they do. Whether it’s late-night conversations in the residence hall, a service project with your campus organization, or an evening sharing the Gospel at a nearby college — your Cedarville experience will be filled with new friendships, fun activities, and incredible memories. At Cedarville, every event and every program is intentionally designed to build a strong community and point you to Christ. Your time at Cedarville will not just be fun; it will be truly life-transforming.

Our Student Blog: Life at Cedarville

  • How Do I Decorate My Dorm Room?

    So, you’ve picked a roommate, selected your residence hall, and are getting ready to pack up and move into your new home at Cedarville. The next step is preparing to make your dorm room a space you will love.   The post How Do I Decorate My Dorm Room? appeared first on Student Life.

  • What Else Do I Need to Pack for College?

    Fridge, check. Bedding, check. Clothes, check. “What else do I need, mom?”  In today’s post, I’m sharing some things that I found essential to dorm life that you may not think of packing off the top of your head. My hope is that you will become aware of some essential but easy-to-overlook items you should pack for your freshman year of college. The post What Else Do I Need to Pack for College? appeared first on Student Life.

  • Do I Have to Have a Car on Campus?

    As you are preparing to come to Cedarville University, you may be wondering if you have to bring a car. The answer to that question is a simple no. The post Do I Have to Have a Car on Campus? appeared first on Student Life.

Campus Experience

Music and Drama

Students actors in "Music Man," performed in Cedarville's DeVries Theatre

Chapel

Students worship in chapel

Living in Southwest Ohio

Students walk down a sidewalk in the fall

Yellow Jacket Athletics

Women's Basketball Team Playing in Callan Athletic Center

Ministries

Group of students on a mission trip

Live on Campus

Keys being passed out on getting started weekend

Activities and Campus Traditions

Cedarville's iconic rock is frequently painted by the students

Join a Student Org

Student org event

Residential Options

Commute to Campus

Designated commuter parking lot

Live on Campus

Keys being passed out on getting started weekend

Living in Southwest Ohio

Students walk down a sidewalk in the fall

Experience Cedarville

Get to know our campus, hear from students, and see how Cedarville intentionally builds genuine community into everything we do.

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1,000 Days

Our President, Dr. Thomas White, shares his passion for transforming students' lives during their 1,000 days on campus.

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First Impressions

Students share their first impressions of their Cedarville experience during Getting Started Weekend.

Virtual Campus Tour

Enjoy an interactive, informative campus experience that will make you think you’re standing right on our beautiful campus.

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Experience the Involvement Fair

With more than 100 different organizations and ministries, there are so many different ways to get involved at Cedarville, and you'll find them all at the Involvement Fair.

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A Day in the Life

Follow a student to get a glimpse of a typical day at Cedarville University.

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Cedarville University Athletics

Whether intercollegiate or intramural, Cedarville offers opportunities for athletic involvement and healthy competition.

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Building Community

At Cedarville, genuine Christian community is intentionally built into every program, event, and activity on campus.