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Join Us for Our Friends for Life Cruise

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

  Come February, you may just be looking for an escape from the cold. Why not join my wife, Shelley, and me for Cedarville's Friends for Life Cruise to the sunny Caribbean, from February 2–9? You're part of the Cedarville family, and we'd love to have you join us! Aboard Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas, you'll sail to Labadee, Haiti; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and St. Maarten and enjoy fresh breezes, clear water, and a slower pace on this incredible adventure. It will also be a...
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Spread the Joy and Wreck the Flu With Neos Care Packages

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Here's a perfect win-win: Send your student a special midterm care package, and support Integrated Business Core (IBC) students at the same time!


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Tonight - Parenting From a Distance Presentation

Monday, September 10, 2018

Each year during Getting Started, we offer a workshop entitled Parenting from a Distance. Always a highlight of the weekend, this presentation by Greg Dyson, Director of Intercultural Leadership and a Cedarville dad, discusses how parents' roles change when a student goes to college and offers practical advice for how to continue to engage and encourage your student through this new season of life. TONIGHT for the benefit of a local small group and any other parents who want to join, one of our...
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Watch Chapel: Dr. White Began New Series Today

Monday, August 27, 2018

 Last week our President, Dr. Thomas White, began a yearlong weekly sermon series through the book of Ephesians. The series is titled "ID: in Christ." Watch the evening news or surf the Internet and you'll quickly see that we have an identity crisis in our society. So many people have a wrong perception of who they are and where their value comes from. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are not defined by what we do, what we achieve, or what others may think about us. Our true identity...
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CORRECTION — Emergency Notification System!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

We apologize for the confusion and the incorrect information we provided about our emergency notification system. Unfortunately, parents do not sign up personally for this system. Rather, your student should sign up (following the instructions below) and add the contact information for each parent under the "Other Phone Contacts" section. To set up emergency notification, your student should: Access CedarInfo using their user ID and password. Under "Security and Privacy,"...
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Celebrating Cedarville Moms

Thursday, May 10, 2018

In honor of Mother's Day, we thought we'd share a video of a few of our very important moms talking about what they appreciate most about Cedarville and the impact this place has had on their son or daughter. We think you'll be encouraged by the answers they shared — including introductory comments from Cedarville alumna Dannah Gresh, best-selling author and founder of Born to Be Brave and  True Girl.[ENSEMBLE videoid="aKm-r59zZUWwVo8VdMANpQ"]We are grateful for all ...
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Spring is Always Busy!

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

After spring break, it seems like the school year hits 100 MPH! There are so many activities going on this time of year that have become spring traditions here on campus. Here are just a few of the fun events your student may be participating in:  April 14 — SoFresh, a party for freshmen and sophomores that takes place while juniors and seniors are enjoying JS  April 14 — JS (Junior-Senior Banquet), an event for juniors and seniors that...
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Living Water Apologetics Conference

Friday, March 30, 2018

If you’re within driving distance of Cedarville, we invite you to join us on April 4 for Living Water, our annual apologetics conference hosted by Cedarville’s Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity. Our plenary session speakers Sam Allberry and Rosaria Butterfield will challenge us as believers to think carefully, biblically, and pastorally about how we can live, model, and share the Gospel in a sexually broken world. The conference is free, but seating is limited. To guarantee...
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Order a Proverbs Way of Wisdom Journal

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

If you've been watching Dr. Thomas White's "Way of Wisdom" chapel series this year, we hope you have been blessed as you've walked alongside with your student through the book of Proverbs. Now, we'd like to offer you another tool to help you on your path to wisdom. Integrated Business Core (IBC) students from the School of Business Administration have produced a Proverbs Way of Wisdom journal to accompany the president's sermon series. These journals provide structure for a month-long daily...
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Commencement 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

If you are the parent of a senior, you’re probably getting excited for commencement. It will be here soon! Watch your mail for a newsletter with everything you need to know about graduation weekend. You can also visit our commencement webpage for the most up-to-date details. We can’t wait to have you on campus for this special event as you celebrate all that God has done in the last four years in the life of your son or daughter. (As you plan, please note that students need to be moved out of...
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Dynamic Leadership and Discipleship Summer Camp for High School Students

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Do you know high school students ready to take the next step in their faith and grow in their ability to lead others? Encourage them to attend E3, an all-new discipleship and leadership summer camp at Cedarville! Priced at just $250 (including all meals, housing, and activities), E3 will be held July 16-19, 2018. Through powerful speakers, including Dr. Dan DeWitt and Cedarville’s President Dr. Thomas White, along with a full slate of intentional activities, students will: Be...
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New Cedarville Magazine – Adoption: The Heart of the Gospel

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The new spring issue of Cedarville Magazine – Adoption: The Heart of the Gospel – is now available online. In it you'll read about the many members of the Cedarville family who have been touched by adoption in some way. More importantly, you'll see how adoption is at the heart of the Gospel – we are made heirs with Jesus Christ through the free gift of salvation. You'll be blessed by the stories and encouraged as you are reminded of Cedarville's commitment to the Word of God and the...
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Check Out Cedarville's Powerful New Video

Monday, February 12, 2018

Cedarville University just released a brand-new video, and we'd like to share it with you! You may even see someone you know!

Watch the video, and you'll be reminded of the beautiful campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and vibrant community your student is enjoying at Cedarville. Most importantly, you'll be encouraged by the stories of students whose lives are being transformed for godly service, vocational distinction, and cultural engagement through their 1,000 days at Cedarville University.


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Announcing 2017 Placement Rates

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

You’ve heard us talk a lot about the quality of a Cedarville education. We're excited to share new information that affirms the results of our efforts and the caliber of our students and alumni. In a recent survey of our 2017 graduates, we found that an amazing 97.5% of the graduating class was either employed or in graduate school within six months of commencement. That’s well above national averages and evidence that our students are well-prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation....
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Spring Semester Starts Out Right with Missions Conference

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

We started spring semester out strong with our annual Missions Conference. Hopefully, your student has shared with you some of what he or she heard and how God worked in their life through the conference. Students were blessed by speaker Tony Merida, pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, who challenged them to have an unshakable confidence in the Gospel and take it to a lost world. Alumna missionary Jennifer (Benefiel) DeKryger also spoke, sharing her emotional testimony of...
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2017 President's Report

Friday, January 5, 2018

  As we begin a new calendar year, it's a great time to reflect on God's goodness to Cedarville University in 2017 and all that He has done here. We are so grateful to Him, and grateful to you, as well, for entrusting your son or daughter to us We'd like to share the 2017 President's Report with you. You'll notice a common thread: God has richly blessed Cedarville University. And everything we do, we do for Him. From record enrollment to cherished times in chapel to students...
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Cedarville University's 2017 Christmas Video

Monday, December 11, 2017

Enjoy the beautiful sounds and the powerful message of O Come, All Ye Faithful — arranged and performed by Cedarville's HeartSong — in our annual Christmas video, a musical gift from our campus family to yours. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. – Luke 2:11 (ESV)  Merry Christmas from Cedarville University!
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Travel, Explore, and Discover on Cedarville's National Parks Tour

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Your students are busy learning here at Cedarville, and now YOU have an opportunity to learn, too! Join Cedarville University for a 10-day tour of U.S. national parks in Utah and the Grand Canyon, guided by Dr. John Whitmore, Professor of Geology. Experience the grandeur of God’s creation and explore geological evidence from a biblical perspective.   You’ll experience: Flaming Gorge Dead Horse Point Arches National Park Goblin Valley State Park Capitol Reef National...
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Final Exam Care Packages

Monday, November 27, 2017

Final exams are hard. Encourage your student to stay strong till the end with a care package! Our University Bookstore has teamed up with BeyondBookmarks.com to create special preassembled packages to let your student know you're thinking of them during the tough week of finals. Visit this website to choose from more than 20 packages, starting at just $19.97. Simply select a package, choose Cedarville University from the Affiliate drop-down box, add a gift tag message, and add it to your cart....
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Reminder: Important Change to Your Student's Account

Thursday, November 9, 2017

We informed you last month about a change to Cedarville's Prepayment Incentive Credit (PIC) plan, which allowed students to earn interest on balances of $500 or more on their account. A balance is any payment over the invoiced amount. Due to a recent change to the IRS tax form 1098-T, Cedarville is forced to discontinue the PIC program. As of December 1, 2017, students will not be able to carry a credit balance on their student account. If your student has a balance at that time, it will...
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