Three female students cuddle with a puppy in the lower Stevens Student Center

Student Life

Experience Vibrant Community

At Cedarville, our mission is clear: We want every student to be equipped to love God, love others, live with integrity, and pursue excellence in everything they do. Whether it’s late-night conversations in the residence hall, a service project with your campus organization, or an evening sharing the Gospel at a nearby college — your Cedarville experience will be filled with new friendships, fun activities, and incredible memories. At Cedarville, every event and every program is intentionally designed to build a strong community and point you to Christ. Your time at Cedarville will not just be fun; it will be truly life-transforming.

Our Student Blog: Life at Cedarville

  • How Do I Manage My Time Well at Cedarville?

    Ever wonder how Cedarville students juggle work, classes, assignments, friends, intramurals, organizations, and discipleship groups?

  • What’s On Your Phone? 5 Apps Every College Student Should Have

    What apps do you have on your phone? Which do you use the most? I have to admit, Instagram, according to the apps’ insights, is probably the most used app on my phone. But do you know what’s next? No, it’s not TikTok; it’s actually a three-way tie between Google Keep, YouVersion Bible App, and Canvas... View Article

  • I’m Struggling With a Class. What Should I Do?

    My phone lights up and dings on the dining hall table next to me. When I am eating with friends, I try not to look at my phone at all, but this notification caught and held my attention. It was from my professor whose class I had just completed an exam for that morning.

Campus Experience

Music and Drama

Students actors in "Music Man," performed in Cedarville's DeVries Theatre

Chapel

Students worship in chapel

Living in Southwest Ohio

Students walk down a sidewalk in the fall

Yellow Jacket Athletics

Women's Basketball Team Playing in Callan Athletic Center

Ministries

Group of students on a mission trip

Live on Campus

Keys being passed out on getting started weekend

Activities and Campus Traditions

Cedarville's iconic rock is frequently painted by the students

Join a Student Org

Student org event

Residential Options

Commute to Campus

Designated commuter parking lot

Live on Campus

Keys being passed out on getting started weekend

Living in Southwest Ohio

Students walk down a sidewalk in the fall

Experience Cedarville

Get to know our campus, hear from students, and see how Cedarville intentionally builds genuine community into everything we do.

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1,000 Days

Our President, Dr. Thomas White, shares his passion for transforming students' lives during their 1,000 days on campus.

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First Impressions

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

Virtual Campus Tour

Enjoy an interactive, informative campus experience that will make you think you’re standing right on our beautiful campus.

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Experience the Involvement Fair

With more than 100 different organizations and ministries, there are so many different ways to get involved at Cedarville, and you'll find them all at the Involvement Fair.

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A Day in the Life

Follow a student to get a glimpse of a typical day at Cedarville University.

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Cedarville University Athletics

Whether intercollegiate or intramural, Cedarville offers opportunities for athletic involvement and healthy competition.

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Building Community

At Cedarville, genuine Christian community is intentionally built into every program, event, and activity on campus.