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Caring Well. Staying Well.

In light of recent guidance from the CDC and Ohio's Governor, Cedarville University will not require masks or physical distancing on campus, effective May 17, 2021. Read more »

Summer and Fall 2021 Plans

This Caring Well. Staying Well. site provides updates and resources for the Cedarville University community regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our campus operations. We are thankful for the opportunity to complete an in-person year of learning, are looking forward to welcoming summer guests, and are preparing for a return to normal operations in the fall semester, Lord willing.


Operating Guide for Summer Guests

The Summer 2021 COVID-19 operating guide reviews protocols and procedures in place for summer activities at Cedarville.

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Announcing Plans for Fall 2021

In April, Cedarville announced its plan to return to normal operations, including a traditional fall schedule, for the 2021-22 academic year. Fall classes are set to begin on August 18. The annual Getting Started move-in weekend is slated for August 13-15.

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Report any COVID-19 related symptoms by calling University Medical Services


937-766-7863

What to Do If You Are Sick

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Getting Started

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Response Plan

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Messages to Our Community

Cedarville is sending regular COVID-19: Caring Well. Staying Well. updates to the campus community. Review the most recent post here:


Resources From Our Faculty Experts

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has touched nearly every facet of our lives. To help us navigate this unprecedented time, Cedarville University faculty members have presented virtual town halls and filmed multiple informational videos to provide thoughtful analysis of relevant topics.

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COVID-19: Understanding the Virus and Vaccine

Infectious disease expert Dr. Zach Jenkins, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, and Dr. Misti Grimson, Medical Director of Cedarville's developing Physician Assistant program, answer common questions surrounding the COVID vaccines, such as What are the side effects of the COVID vaccine?, Should I get the vaccine if I already had COVID?, Does the COVID vaccine affect fertility?, and How long will immunity last with the COVID vaccine?

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COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Zach Jenkins, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, reviewed COVID-19 vaccines at various stages of development and nearing approvals as of November 2020.

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The COVID-19 Impact on Health, Education, and Politics

Listen as Mark Weinstein, Executive Director of Public Relations, hosts a town hall with Dr. Zach Jenkins, Associate Professor Pharmacy Practice, and Dr. Mark Caleb Smith, Professor of Political Science, discussing the effect COVID is having on health, education, and politics.

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Caring Well. Staying Well. | Herd Immunity and Testing

Dr. Zach Jenkins, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and an infectious disease specialist, discusses how testing and herd immunity can help with the fight against COVID-19.

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Caring Well. Staying Well. | Healthy Conversations

Derrick Green, Chair of the Department of Communication, shares how we can have healthy, productive conversations in the midst of difficult circumstances.

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Caring Well. Staying Well. | Faith or Fear?

Dr. Chris Miller, Senior Professor of Biblical Studies, discusses how our faith can help us overcome fear as we navigate tough times.