Welcome to Student Affairs

Our goal in Student Affairs is to help maintain and promote a community of scholars where each individual has the opportunity to develop their potential and explore their talents and interests in and out of the classroom. Student Life at Cedar Crest College stresses the importance of holistic wellness of the student in a way that prepares them for success in all facets of life.

The Student Affairs Division consists of the following offices:

By providing emergency resources to students in need, they are more likely to succeed academically and persist to graduation. While the college cannot provide everything these students may need, we can support their learning by eliminating barriers to their success.

Key Components

  • Annual winter clothing drive
  • Career Clothing Closet
  • Meals over breaks
  • Food pantry
  • Pop-up food events
  • Restructuring of housing policy over breaks and in the summer
  • Book vouchers/scholarships
  • Emergency Aid

Students: click here for more information on where to access these resources.

Faculty and staff: click here to learn about ways to help.

All students must complete the emergency contact information form by the end of the second week of classes. Please ensure that your information is accurate. The information that you include on this form will only be used by College personnel (e.g. Campus Police, Residence Life, etc.) in the event of an emergency. Thank you.

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Going to an event sanctioned by Cedar Crest that will cause you to miss class? Use the attached form to notify instructors about planned absences due to College sanctioned events. This form is designed to assist students in talking with faculty regarding an absence for any college sponsored event.

Students should understand that at the time of absence they should be making sufficient academic progress within the class.

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The Student Handbook is prepared by the Division of Student Affairs to provide you with information about campus resources, student life, and college procedures. If you have any questions, please contact the Student Affairs Office at studentaffairs@cedarcrest.edu.


Students should complete this form if they wish an absence notification to be sent to their faculty members. If you have a doctor’s note or other documentation explaining the reason for missing a class, please complete this form in its entirety.

Submitting this documentation to the Office of Student Affairs is to verify the reason for your absence. Your professor(s) will determine if it is an excused or unexcused absence.