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Bonfire Request Procedures

The only site permissible for campus bonfires is located at the southwest side of the campus in the grassy area behind the E&S and Chemistry Lab Center.  Please follow these steps when requesting a bonfire.

  1. E-mail your request to
  2. Please specify the following information:
    1. Date and time of the bonfire
    2. Name of requesting person & group
  3. Once you have received approval from Campus Security, submit a work order to the Physical Plant Department.  The work order request can be located on the Campus Home page under “Services”.
  4. The Physical Plant Department is responsible for setting up the wood for the fire.  Bringing your own wood is not permitted.
  5. The cost of the set up and wood is $50.00. This must be paid before the bonfire by cash or check made payable to Cedarville University at the Operations Center or by account number through the work order system.
  6. On the day of the event, Campus Security will light the fire for you – do not attempt to do this on your own.  Please call the officer(s) on duty at 937-239-6491 once you have arrived on site.