2023-24 Graduate Academic Catalog

2023–24 Graduate Academic Catalog Page 21 Student Services Support Services Support Services The University recognizes the importance of providing our graduate students with a high level of support and provides a full range of student services including career services, counseling, and, for residential students, a wide range of ministry opportunities. Career Services Career Services seeks to facilitate career exploration and the development of lifelong career navigational skills, while continually networking to enhance opportunities for students. Career Services is staffed by professionals certified in resume writing and career coaching. Students may take advantage of workshops or individual appointments (in-person and virtually) geared to assist them with resume writing, interviewing, LinkedIn, networking, gaining admission to graduate school, salary negotiations, and understanding the job search process. Career assessment surveys (MyPlan) and individual coaching sessions are also available to help students determine majors and occupations. The Career Services homepage (cedarville.edu/ career) links to the latest in network-based job search programs (such as LinkedIn), guides to major employers, and directories for graduate schools. Seven career fairs are held each year to allow prospective employers to meet with students. Employers also visit the University for individual on-campus recruiting days and interview sessions. Students may register for free with Jobs4Jackets powered by HandShake (a job and internship database used by 1400+ universities with 90,000 positions posted for Cedarville University students and alumni this past year). Students may browse job openings and upload a resume for employer and staff review. This is a service they may continue using as alumni. Affiliations: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) National Career Development Association (NCDA) Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers (MWACE) Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARW/CC) National Association of Resume Writers (NARW) Highlights Ranked as one of the top career services offices in the Ruffalo Noel-Levitz student satisfaction survey among all participating public and private institutions. Employment statistics for Cedarville graduates consistently rank above the national averages provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Counseling Services Counseling Services provides a place where students can find understanding, encouragement, and counsel as they deal with personal, interpersonal, and spiritual concerns. Staffed by licensed professional counselors, this service offers individual 50-minute counseling sessions that work around each student’s class schedule. This service, for which students pay no additional charge, is offered by appointment. In the case of a crisis, the service is provided as needed. Off-campus referrals are available upon request. Phone: 937-766-7855 Web: cedarville.edu/counseling Email: counseling@cedarville.edu Food Services Graduate students may purchase meals in the dining hall. Breakfast: $6 Lunch: $8 Dinner: $8 cedarville.edu/dininghall Healthcare and Medical Services Student healthcare is provided by University Medical Services (UMS), an ambulatory student healthcare facility that provides healthcare services similar to a family practice office. UMS is located adjacent to the Doden Field House and contracts with several local physicians and practitioners so that healthcare services are available to students right on campus. The services of UMS include physician visits and nursing appointments, physicals for athletics and ministry participation, academic physicals, laboratory services, allergy injection services, immunizations, and travel immunization services. UMS also works closely with area hospitals and specialists to coordinate referrals for students to specialty physicians and for other medical services such as radiology testing. Phone: 937-766-7862 Fax: 937-766-7865 Web: cedarville.edu/ums Email: ums@cedarville.edu Another healthcare service available to students on campus is Cedarville University Emergency Medical Service (CUEMS), a volunteer EMS ambulance ministry manned by students who are nationally and state certified EMTs. CUEMS responds primarily to emergencies on campus. Also, CUEMS provides mutual aid to the Cedarville Township and the surrounding community when needed. The students who are involved in the ministry volunteer their medical expertise to the Cedarville University family and strive to demonstrate Christ’s love and compassion to their fellow students in time of need. To learn more about the ministry of CUEMS, visit the following website: cedarville.edu/ums. For information about how you can become an EMT, visit cedarville. edu/EMSEducation. Information Technology Cedarville University is nationally known as a leader in instructional technology. A computer and high-speed Internet connection are necessary to access online course activities using CULearn/Canvas. Students may access CULearn/Canvas at cedarville.edu/canvas by logging in using their Cedarnet username and password. Students should contact their professor if they are unable to access their course. You will also want to conduct student business using the University's student portal — myCU.cedarville.edu for: • Updating your address • Checking your class schedule, viewing your transcript, registering for classes, and developing your academic plan • Viewing your financial aid, accessing your financial account and making payments, and retrieving tax documents, etc. Log in using your CedarNet username and password. Before using CULearn/Canvas, myCU.cedarville.edu, and other network resources, please read the Acceptable Use Policy for CedarNet at cedarville.edu/acceptableuse. Use of Cedarville University computer or network resources implies agreement to these policies.