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Important Scholarship Information

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Grad cap with scholarship on itIn today's post, we’d like to pass along helpful information about scholarships from Trixie Dobney, Cedarville’s Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Scholarships. You'll be reminded of important steps your student must complete before being eligible for donor-funded scholarships and see the timeline for when scholarship decisions and announcements are made. The donor relations office wants to help your student get as much scholarship assistance as possible.


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Spring Caring Well. Staying Well. Operating Plan Published

Friday, January 8, 2021

    Happy New Year! We hope you are having a restful and refreshing break and have been able to take time to reflect on the birth of our Savior and the great hope we have in Him. We are excited to welcome our students back to campus for spring semester soon, and we look forward with excitement to all that the Lord will accomplish at Cedarville in the coming months. To prepare for the new semester, we have updated our Caring Well. Staying Well. COVID-19 Operating Plan based on data and...
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Changes to Quarantine Policy

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Following recent guidance from the CDC and after careful review of our own COVID-19 tracking data from fall semester, we have adjusted our quarantine policy. The following changes are effective immediately for employees and in-season athletes and will guide our protocols for all students starting with spring semester: We will require students to quarantine only if they have been identified as a close contact with someone who has had a positive COVID-19 test. Quarantined...
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Christmas Ideas for Your Yellow Jacket (and a Discount Code for YOU!)

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

If 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 key rings. 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! As a gift to you, use code PARENTCHRISTMAS2020 now through December 18 to receive 15% off a single logo item. Start...
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Thanks for Giving on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Thank you to all who contributed last week for #GivingTuesday! The generosity of our parents helped unlock at extra $10K challenge gift from the Parent Leadership Council. Your support means so much and helps make Cedarville more affordable for students with financial need.In total, 523 individuals gave $558,207 on #GivingTuesday. We are so grateful to God for our generous donors!
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Enjoy This Year's Jacket Jaunt

Thursday, September 10, 2020

This year's Getting Started looked a little different, but we still were able to welcome more than 1,000 new Yellow Jackets into the Cedarville family! In today's post, you can watch the Jacket Jaunt video to see what it was like as we officially welcomed these new students home. You might even find someone you know!

Please be praying for these new students as they continue to adjust to college life, especially under unusual circumstances this year.

 


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Visiting Campus This Fall

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Even though we have had to cancel all large group events this fall due to COVID concerns  — like Homecoming and Parents Weekend and Grandparents Day — we wanted to remind you that you and your family are still welcome to visit your student throughout the semester. We should be getting some beautiful fall weather soon; it's a great time to visit Cedarville!  We ask that if you visit, you please follow the protocols in our Caring Well. Staying Well. COVID-19 Operating Plan.
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Caring Well. Staying Well. Guide to Be Released Next Week

Friday, July 17, 2020

  Thank you for your patience as we finalize and prepare to communicate our comprehensive plan for operating under COVID-19 restrictions this fall. Using Philippians 2:3-4 as our guide, the Caring Well. Staying Well. operations plan will balance providing a vibrant residential experience for our students with maintaining a healthy work and study environment for the entire campus community. We are carefully reviewing and making final edits to our plan in light of this week's remarks from...
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Fall Events, Chick-fil-A Exchange Meals, and Fac/Staff Sessions

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

  The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. (Psalm 28:7) This week's updates include: Protecting our campus community and the impact on fall campus events Using meal exchanges at Chick-fil-A Getting Started information for new students Quick guide to important return-to-campus contacts First look at the annual faculty and staff sessions New video...
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New Student IDs, Dean's List, and Christian Liberty and Loving Others

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

  The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever. (Isaiah 40:8) This week's updates include: Preparing for fall semester How to submit an ID card photo for new students The latest video of our three new campus buildings Changes for the Bookstore and Post Office Updating the Dean's List for spring semester Balancing our Christian liberty with love for others Read this week’s updates now.
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Cedarville University Prepares for Return to Campus in August

Friday, May 15, 2020

Cedarville University is preparing to welcome residential graduate and undergraduate students back to campus as scheduled August 14-16, 2020. With broad engagement across the institution, the President’s Cabinet (made up of the division vice presidents and the athletic director) is carefully reviewing every area of the University’s operations to ensure protocols are in place to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff when we return, Lord willing, in just three short months....
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Spring Magazine: Business for the Glory of God

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

We've recently released the spring issue of Cedarville Magazine — Business for the Glory of God, and we wanted to make sure you as parents had the opportunity to see it, especially if your student is studying business at Cedarville. This issue spotlights the School of Business Administration (SBA). Since 1959, the SBA has taught and mentored students into a view of business that emphasizes excellence, stewardship, leadership, and Kingdom influence. The Magazine was sent to the printer before...
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Update: Counting Your Student in the U.S. Census

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

We’ve received additional questions about the 2020 Census and how students should be counted, so we want to make sure you have updated information. As you complete your Census, please keep the following in mind: If your student is a full-time residential student, Cedarville University will report him or her for the Census on a "Group Quarters Operation" form that our Registrar is required to complete. You do not need to include your student when completing your Census, even though they are...
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We Have Added Move-Out Slots for This Week

Saturday, March 21, 2020

We have increased the number of move out slots starting tomorrow (Sunday, March 22) through Thursday. If your student had hoped to move out this week but found no availability, please encourage them to check again. In addition, for those who are currently impacted by state or military travel restrictions and are concerned that you will not be able to come to campus by May 2, please communicate your circumstances with the Residence Life office in the weeks ahead, and we will seek to accommodate...
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Academic Support Continues at The Cove

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Cove, our academic enrichment center, sent out the following email to faculty and staff, and we wanted to make sure you and your student are aware of these services. This and other information can also be found on our COVID-19 blog. Be sure to subscribe to receive daily updates. Hello from The Cove, God is faithful, and we are trusting Him during this time of transition. As a team, we evaluated and adapted our courses, programs, and services to provide online academic support and access....
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The Foolishness of Taking Tomorrow for Granted: A Message From Dr. White

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Dear Parents,Most of you unexpectedly have your Cedarville student home right now. Who would have guessed? These are uncertain times. We are having to change the way we do things. We are being inconvenienced. Life as we know it is not the same for now. But in the middle of all this, we have confidence in our faithful God. We cannot know or control the future, but we serve a God who does.Dr. White spoke to this theme from the Jeremiah Chapel on Monday, even if it was mostly empty. We'd like to...
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Livestreaming Tomorrow: TACTICS for Sharing the Gospel in a Secular Age

Monday, February 17, 2020

Tomorrow, February 18, our Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity is hosting a one-day apologetics conference, “Tactics for Sharing the Gospel in a Secular Age.” The first session begins at 9 a.m. You are invited to join us via livestream from the conference web page. The conference will examine how we can share our faith in a culture that has largely abandoned biblical principles and faith in God. Award-winning writer and best-selling author Greg Koukl will be our featured...
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School of Business Hosting Speaker Series About Socialism

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

We want to let you know about an opportunity your student has this spring to learn more about a topic that is frequently in the news, especially as we head into election season. There’s a disturbing trend among Millennials and Generation Z, who in large numbers believe that socialism is a viable alternative to a free market economy. Without embracing a biblical worldview and the grace of God, humanity’s sinful nature will find a way to abuse any system, but Cedarville’s School of Business...
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Flu Season Is Upon Us

Friday, January 24, 2020

You may have already heard it from your student, but the flu has hit Cedarville’s campus! We recognize it is hard to have your child far away when they’re sick, but, rest assured, we are doing everything we can to help students when they are sick. We also want to provide some guidance for what your student should do if he or she misses classes due to illness. Students should check their syllabi for each course to understand the professor’s requirements for being notified of an absence and...
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Lil Sibs Weekend Is Coming Up!

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Lil Sibs Weekend is coming up, and it's not just for students! Does your student have younger siblings at home? Then they'll want to join their big sib at Lil Sibs Weekend on February 14-16. They'll get a firsthand look at college life at Cedarville while experiencing chapel, classes, Alt Night, and more. Kids 12 and older can even stay in the dorms with their big sibs. My girls have come in the past and had a blast! While your kids are having an awesome time together, you can join...
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