COVID-19: Caring Well. Staying Well.

Announcing Spring Semester Calendar

September 25, 2020 |

After carefully reviewing information from the state of Ohio, the CDC, and various educational organizations, we are ready to announce the revised spring academic calendar.

September 21 Update: NEW Caring Well Meals, Campus Flu Shot Clinic, and More

September 21, 2020 |

As we start our sixth week of fall semester, it is a good time to remind us all to take personal responsibility for caring for ourselves and others as we also trust the Lord to lead us through this challenging time. Let’s run this race together so as to win and finish strong! This week's update includes Know Jesus. Know Joy. weekly message; NEW Caring Well Meals delivery service for quarantined and isolated students; making a difference as a community, a reminder from Dr. Chris Miller; Cedar Care flu shot clinic on campus; water bottle filling stations update; virtual viewbook now available; responding to UMS messages; and COVID-19 reporting.

Important COVID-19 Update From the President

September 17, 2020 |

We are one-third of the way through the race that is the fall semester of 2020. I am writing to provide an important update and appeal for your vigilance to ensure we successfully complete the remaining two-thirds of this race. With COVID-19, every day matters, and we are at a critical juncture that requires our serious attention.

Concerning COVID: Risks of Standing Too Close in Dining Lines

September 14, 2020 |

September 14, 2020 Question: What are the risks of standing too close together in dining lines, even if wearing a mask? Answer: Masks allow for a barrier at preventing droplets from reaching others when talking, sneezing, or coughing. When students are in lines at the dining hall, it can be... View Article

September 8 Update: Chapel, Evidenced-Based COVID Answers, and Dining DYK

September 8, 2020 |

We’re in our fourth week, and we continue to be thankful for how our students are following COVID protocols and persevering, even without a day off for Labor Day yesterday. We are grateful for God’s protection on our students, faculty, and staff and ask that you pray with us for His continued grace to us. Today’s update includes this week in chapel, evidence-based answers to COVID questions brought to you by our School of Nursing senior students (NEW!), last week’s COVID town hall, dining DYK, Cedarville faculty in the news discussing the economic impact of COVID, Yellow Jacket masks and chapel-themed T-shirts for sale, and COVID reporting.

Concerning COVID: Quarantining Students After Exposure to Non-Confirmed Case

September 4, 2020 |

September 4, 2020 Question: What’s the benefit of Cedarville’s choosing to contact trace and quarantine students who may have been exposed to a symptomatic student before there’s even a COVID-19 positive test result? Answer: “Quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others.... View Article

August 31 Update: Chapel, COVID Town Hall, and Caring for Quarantined Students

August 31, 2020 |

Good morning, we have passed the two-week mark of the semester and are praising the Lord for His gracious protection upon our campus community. While these first 14 days have been filled with adjustments and the need for a few quick fixes and adaptations of our plans, we have appreciated your feedback, flexibility, and patience at each turn. Thank you — students, faculty, and staff — for Caring Well as we've launched this unprecedented semester. Please continue to pray that God will grant us favor as we serve Him and care for one another. Today's weekly update includes this week in chapel, today's COVID-19 town hall, caring for students in quarantine, how COVID is affecting human behavior, what students should do if they are ill "after hours," friendly mask reminders, COVID reporting, and Getting Started sessions online.