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Getting Started — Fall 2020

New Student and Parent Orientation:
August 14–16, 2020

Getting Started Weekend is one of the most memorable experiences you'll have at Cedarville. It's a great way to officially begin your Cedarville experience. Whether you’re a new student or the parent of one, we guarantee you’ll feel welcomed into the Cedarville family. We encourage all new students to arrive on Friday, August 14, 2020, in order for them to receive the maximum benefit from the Getting Started program.

Getting Started Event On-Demand Videos

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Getting Started Drive Through 2020

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Getting Started Jacket Jaunt – Day 1 Cam

Freshman pass by the Day 1 cam on their way to the Getting Started Program.

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Jacket Jaunt 2020

Watch as the class of 2024 takes its "Jacket Jaunt" during Getting Started 2020 to officially become part of the Yellow Jacket family.

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Getting Started Program 2020

Listen as the newest Yellow Jackets learn what they can expect — and what's expected of them — during their 1,000 days at Cedarville.

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Chick-fil-A Dedication

Watch as we thank God for the provision of the new Chick-fil-A dining facility and dedicate this 300-seat space as a place where students' lives will be transformed through intentional conversations and meaningful relationships shared over waffle fries and a milkshake.

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Four Years from Now - Getting Started Session 2020

Cedarville is intentional about equipping you as a student for success beyond college, be that in the workplace or further education. The return on your investment at Cedarville is worth it! This session was recorded during the Fall 2020 Getting Started weekend.

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It's Academic – Getting Started Session 2020

Learn everything you need to know about academics at Cedarville: degree requirements, grades, privacy regulations, registration, and more. This session was recorded during Getting Started Weekend 2020.

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Life Outside the Classroom - Getting Started 2020

Learn how students' experiences outside the classroom can enhance their educational experience and how parents can stay involved. This session was recorded during Getting Started Weekend 2020.

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Parenting from a Distance - Getting Started Session 2020

Cedarville University discusses principles you and your college student can use to help make the transition to college easier as parents return home after the weekend. This session was recorded during the Fall 2020 Getting Started weekend.

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Student Employment - Getting Started Session 2020

This meeting conveys all of the information new students will need to know about employment on the campus of Cedarville University. This session was recorded during the Fall 2020 Getting Started weekend.

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You, Your Student, and UMS - Getting Started Session 2020

This presentation explains the services available to students from University Medical Services (UMS). This session was recorded during the Fall 2020 Getting Started weekend.


Getting Started

Getting Started Weekend is one of the most memorable experiences you'll have at Cedarville. It's a great way to officially begin your Cedarville experience.

First Impressions

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