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You Can Make a Difference on Giving Tuesday!

Monday, November 27, 2023

Giving TuesdayTomorrow, November 28, is designated as a global day of giving. As you plan where your charitable gifts might go, would you consider making a gift to Cedarville? All gifts will go toward One Thousand Days Transformed: The Campaign for Cedarville and will help expand our capacity, maximize affordability and minimize student debt, transform lives in and out of the classroom, and provide for the future of the University. Your gifts will make a difference in the lives of our students and on those whom they will go on to serve.

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Christmas Ideas for Your Yellow Jacket (and a Discount Code for YOU!)

Friday, November 24, 2023

Campus Store logoIf you're looking for Christmas ideas for your Yellow Jacket, check out the online University Bookstore! You'll find a wide variety of gift ideas, from Cedarville-branded apparel to room decor, insulated mugs, and ornaments. It's a great way to celebrate your Yellow Jacket and show your Cedarville spirit this Christmas season. We think you'll find something for the whole family!

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Lil Sibs Weekend Is Coming Up!

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Li'l Sibs graphic

Does your student have younger siblings at home? Save the dates — February 23-25, 2024 — for Lil Sibs Weekend! There will be a full array of fun activities planned, including basketball games and ALT night. And, lil sibs can stay in the residence halls and experience dorm life!

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Thanksgiving Break

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving with leavesThanksgiving break for undergraduate in-person classes is next week, Wednesday, November 22, through Monday, November 27. We know you are excited to have your student home for a few days! We are praying for a safe, relaxing break for our students and special times with family and friends.

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Join Us for Christmas at Cedarville

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Christmas at Cedarville

We invite you to be a part of two special events at Cedarville as we usher in the holiday season and celebrate what we're all about — Jesus! Join us either in person or via livestream wherever you are. Christmas is a special time at Cedarville, and we invite you to be a part of it!

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Changes to Easter Break

Friday, October 13, 2023

Easter break with cross made from nail and cross.

We want to pass along a recent change announced to Easter break that we think families will love.

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Fall Break Information

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Fall break is coming up next week (October 19–22). Students will get a much-needed break from classes and spend time with family and friends. Please pray for our students, as many of them will be traveling during the weekend.

Fall Break Dining Hours

If your student will be staying on campus for the break, they'll need to be aware that the dining hall will be operating under abbreviated times. Here is the dining schedule for the break, Thursday, October 19, through Sunday, October 22:

  • Breakfast: 8:30–9:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 12–1 p.m.
  • Dinner: 5–6 p.m.

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Experience Homecoming – In Person or Via Livestreaming

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Homecoming at CedarvilleJust a reminder that homecoming starts this Friday, October 6! We hope that many of you can make it to campus to enjoy this weekend of festivities and spend time with your student. Even if you did not preregister, there are still a lot of events to enjoy that do not require tickets!

If you aren't able to come in person, please see today's post for opportunities to join in via livestream.

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Stand for Life: Image of God Tour

Monday, September 25, 2023

Stand for Life Image of God tour.At Cedarville, we are committed to speaking for the sanctity of life and the rights of the unborn. That's why we're excited to be a stop on the Stand for Life: Image of God Tour 2023 tomorrow — Tuesday, September 26. Join us in person or via livestream for morning chapel, afternoon sessions, and a Night of Worship with musical guests Shane and Shane and speaker Nick Vujicic.

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Athletic Giving Day – Achieve Excellence

Monday, September 11, 2023

Athletic giving day september 13, 2023.

Our annual Athletic Giving Day is this Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

At Cedarville University, athletics is about more than just winning. Our athletes strive for excellence as they use their sport to make an impact for Christ, both on and off the field, court, or track. 

Find out more in today's post how you can help student-athletes Achieve Excellence by making a gift.

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Register for Homecoming Weekend!

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Homecoming at Cedarville

Now that classes are in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about a visit!

Homecoming is just around the corner — Friday and Saturday, October 6–7. During homecoming, we always welcome hundreds of alumni and parents back to campus for a weekend filled with activities including the annual parade, lakeside party, soccer match, an incredible worship finale, and more! It’s a great way to spend time with your student and experience life on campus.

Read today's post for more information and to register.

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Follow Along With the President's Chapel Series

Friday, August 25, 2023

Chapel 2023-24: Justified, Forgiven, Alive in Christor 70 years (1953-2023), daily chapel has been the heartbeat of Cedarville University — the time when students, faculty, and staff gather each weekday for dynamic worship and powerful preaching. Chapel is also a great way for you to stay connected with Cedarville and be a part of what your student is experiencing every day. This year in his chapel series titled  "Justified. Forgiven. Alive. In Christ," Dr. White is preaching through the book of Romans, looking at how Christ's death has set us free from the penalty of sin.

Read today's post to learn how to follow along from home.

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Experience Fall Bible Conference With Your Student

Monday, August 21, 2023

Chapel speaker and audienceWe'll kick off the fall semester tonight with our annual Fall Bible Conference — always a highlight of the year.

Read today's post to learn how you can watch along with your student.

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Answers to Your Getting Started Questions

Monday, August 14, 2023

Yellow Jacket mascot with getting started logoGetting Started Weekend — August 18-20 — is just a few days away. See today's post for answers to some of the most common questions we get from parents to help as you prepare to come. We can't wait to have you and your student on campus!

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Music Ensemble Auditions

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Orchestra at Christmas ConcertDid you know that Cedarville has music ensembles that are open to students from any major? If your student is interested in a vocal or instrumental ensemble, encourage him or her to audition on Sunday, August 20, during Getting Started Weekend.

See ensemble opportunities and schedule an audition time on the online calendar.

You don't have to be a music major to participate in a music ensemble — encourage your student to sign up for an audition today!

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Is Your Student Planning to Work on Campus?

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

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Many students choose to work on campus to help fund their education or make some extra spending money. Read today's post to learn about required documents, work eligibility rules, how they will be paid, and more to help your student prepare for campus employment.

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What to Know About Bed Risers

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Dorm LifeMany students choose to raise their bed in the residence hall to create extra storage underneath.

If your student is interested in raising his or her bed, please note that the following residence halls come with height adjustable beds:

  • Bates Hall 
  • Dorm 23 (new residence hall)
  • Faith Hall
  • Harriman House
  • Jenkins Hall
  • McChesney Hall
  • McKinney Hall
  • Palmer Hall
  • Parker Hall
  • Printy Hall
  • South House
  • Walker Hall
  • Wood Hall

All other residence halls do NOT have the height adjustable beds. Refer to pages 9-10 of the Residence Hall Guidelines if you would like to inquire about bed risers.

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Three "To-Do's" Between Now and Getting Started

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

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We’re looking forward to having students back on campus in just a few weeks! Whether your student is coming as a freshman or a returning student, there are a few things you can do now to prepare for the year and stay connected with Cedarville. Read today's post to learn what to do. They're great ways for you to stay in touch with what is going on at Cedarville.

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Welcome to Cedarville Parent Connect!

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

As Director of Development and a Cedarville parent, Jeff Beste knows that parents need a way to stay engaged with Cedarville and what is happening on campus. It is our hope that Parent Connect, prepared especially for parents of current Cedarville students, does just that! Read today's post to find out what's in store.

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Livestream Commencement Events

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

CommencementAs we look forward to commencement in a few days, we want to provide information on events this weekend that will be available via livestream. Please pass this information along to family and friends who will not be able to attend in person.

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