Centenary University Alert

Centenary University Alert: Please visit the Centenary University COVID-19 area of the website to learn the latest updates.

Welcome to
Centenary University,
New Students and Families!

You made a great decision by coming to Centenary—you’re going to find terrific classes, activities, and people, on a lovely campus. But we’re also really good at the behind-the-scenes stuff—all the ways we’ll support and lead you. This page will show you what you can do to help yourself, and where to find help you may need.


Pastor Tim Nicinski – Blessing Your Journey
Welcome from Dr. Bruce Murphy, President of Centenary University
Welcome from Tiffany Kushner and Robert Battistini

Stay Cyclone Safe


All incoming students must do the following:

1. Watch the COVID 19 Training and Policy
2. Take the Alcohol Awareness Training
3. Diversity Training – Please see University email invitation to complete this training
4. Bystander Intervention Training: Creating a safe campus for all!

Upcoming Events

11:00am – 3:00pm:
Mandatory Onsite COVID-19 Testing appointments for new First Year Resident Students
-Reeve’s Gymnasium
Please see email correspondence from Director of Residence Life and Community Standards, Matthew Lavery for information about scheduling your free test with our health services team.

Virtual Veteran and Veteran Dependent Specific Orientation Session
All incoming Student Veterans and Veteran Dependents will connect to familiarize themselves with VA regulations and to learn about available resources through the One Stop Office of Veteran Services.

Virtual Meetup for all New Students
During this session you will have the opportunity hear from some of our Student Life team and ask any questions that you might have. We will also have some of our First Year Leaders (Peer Mentors) on standby in case you’d like to hear from them!

Virtual Meetups by Major
Connect with a Professor in your major while meeting some of your classmates.

Virtual Meetup for Parents & Families of New Students
This Q & A session is specifically for those family members who might be supporting a student that is new to Centenary. We want you to feel as excited as your new student is. Feel free to join us and ask any questions that you might be missing answers to.

Virtual Hall Meetings for New Residential Students
Learn about how to stay safe and comfortable in your new space.

Virtual Speed Friending
Join us for a chance to meet some other Cyclones! Brought to you by your friends in Student Activities.

Welcome to the Cyclone Family!

We want you to get involved with what’s going on at Centenary University! Ever want to be a DJ? Listen to John Del Re, director of our campus radio station, talk about WNTI. Join a club. Learn about opportunities for service from our Community Engagement Office. Make sure you’ve registered to vote! Check us out on Social Media too!



Centenary University’s academic support services welcome you to our family. Hear about the new Fall guidelines for using the Library. Listen to Dr. Erin Andersen talk about the Writing Collaboratory. Learn about the Academic Success & Advising Center. Find out about Tutoring Workshops. If you are a veteran, you’ll be interested in viewing a slideshow about our Veteran Services Office. Get acquainted with our academic facilities. There is so much to explore!



Student Services are here for you! So is Health and Safety! We are in a new-normal and the pandemic means new rules and guidelines for being in a classroom, eating lunch, or working out. Learn about Residence Life and how to get your ID. Take a virtual tour of Centenary’s fine eating establishments. Or listen to Pastor Tim talk about Campus Ministry