One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

Student Life

At Cedarville, you're joining a community that's passionate about growing in Christ, having fun, and doing life together. Lock arms with other believers and make memories that will last far beyond your 1000 Days on campus.

Experience Vibrant Community

Whether it's late-night conversations in your residence hall, a Nerf war with your student organization, or an evening sharing the Gospel at a nearby college — your Cedarville experience will overflow with new friendships and unforgettable activities.

Every campus event is designed to build a rich, Christ-centered community. So while you're making memories, you're also paving the way to experience lasting transformation.


Alivein Christ

Come together with your campus community each day to experience powerful preaching and dynamic worship. Long considered the heartbeat of Cedarville's campus, chapel will challenge you to make God's Word central in your life. Explore past and upcoming chapels, and learn more about how chapel will encourage you to follow Christ wholeheartedly.

Grow in Christ alongside others by joining a discipleship group, and use your gifts to make a Kingdom impact. Whether it's mentoring kids, sharing God's love with inmates, or spreading the Gospel to the nations, there are countless ministries to get involved with during your time at Cedarville! Discover Global Outreach, music ministry, and on-campus ministry opportunities.

Student Activities

Make the most of your 1000 Days on campus and get involved! From music ensembles to student organizations and intramural sports, you're sure to find a community where you'll feel at home.

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    Student Organizations

    Discover the wide range of student groups you can get involved with. From ultimate frisbee to health sciences to photography, there's an organization for you to plug into!
    Explore Student Orgs
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    Music and Worship

    See how you can get involved with an ensemble and use your musical gifts to gain valuable experience, form lasting connections with a lively community, and, most of all, glorify the Lord.
    Explore Ensembles
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    Fitness and Recreation

    Between the 36-foot climbing wall, sand volleyball courts, fitness center, field house, and more, there are plenty of ways for you to stay active on campus.
    Explore Recreation
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    Intramural Sports

    Have fun competing against your classmates in sports ranging from flag football to badminton. Make great friends and lasting memories, all while getting some exercise and a study break.
    Explore Intramurals
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    Do you have a passion for the stage? Make theatre productions come to life by participating in a play or musical, help out behind the scenes, or just enjoy attending an exciting performance.
    Explore Theatre
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    Whether you're interested in being an NCAA DII athlete or would rather cheer on our sports teams from the stands, explore everything that Yellow Jacket athletics has to offer you.
    Explore Athletics

Traditions and Events

Campus Traditions

From Getting Started, your first weekend on campus, to ALT nights and unique residence hall traditions, there's always an event going on, bringing campus together to create unforgettable memories.

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Upcoming Events

  • May 4

    128th Annual Commencement

    128th Annual Commencement
  • Aug 16

    Getting Started Weekend

    Getting Started is one of the most memorable experiences you'll have at Cedarville—the welcome home experience for our Yellow Jackets, new and old. From the moment you drive down University Boulevard, to moving into your residence hall, to meeting fellow students like you in your Sting group, you will be introduced to Cedarville and learn ways to begin plugging in to this community. Your family will be met with clear direction and an exciting atmosphere throughout the process as you are welcomed into the Cedarville family.
  • Aug 19

    Fall Bible Conference

    Fall Bible Conference

Hear From Our Students

Our Student Blog: Life at Cedarville

  • From Cedarville to Chicago: Focusing on Faith and Service this Spring Break

    Embarking on a mission trip can transform your typical academic break into an unforgettable journey of service and personal growth. I had the opportunity to return to Chicago this spring break through Global Outreach (GO). It was my third time going on a GO missions trip. I went as a team member last spring and... View Article

  • Undecided? How to Explore Majors at Cedarville University

    I started out my 1,000 Days as undeclared. I was unsure of what I wanted to study, scared that I would choose a major I wouldn’t like and/or that God didn’t want me to study, and I completely dreaded the thought of changing my major if that happened. But the Lord taught me a lot... View Article

  • A Semester Abroad: Navigating Language, Faith, and Personal Growth in Austria and Germany

    You may be a Cedarville student or a prospective student trying to discern whether Cedarville is the university God has for you; either way, I would like to share my study abroad experience with you in the hopes that my travel tale might inspire you to embark on your own international academic adventure.   Although my... View Article

My 1,000 Days: Kaylee Probst

Kaylee Probst '22 shares how her 1,000 days at Cedarville University helped her grow in her faith and prepare for her future.

Nothing like Cedarville University Athletics

At Cedarville University, we have 16 intercollegiate sports that participate in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, NCAA Division II, and the NCCAA. We have more than 300 student-athletes who are competing for Christ, contending for championships, and changing sport culture. There's no other institution doing athletics like Cedarville!

My 1,000 Days: Matthew Schroll

Matthew Schroll shares his Cedarville story through his life-changing experience at Cedarville that not only helped him grow spiritually, but also advanced his career in nursing.

My 1,000 Days: Angela Aad

Molecular biology major Angela Aad '23 shares what has made her 1,000 days at Cedarville so special.

My 1,000 Days: Megan Albright

Megan Albright '23 shares how Cedarville's nursing program prepared her with the knowledge, skills, and biblical focus to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of her patients.

My 1,000 Days: Kora Arminio

Recent graduate Kora Arminio shares what made her Cedarville experience so special and how her communication degree has prepared her for wherever God leads her next.