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Is there a website for the course? How do I access it?

Course information is available through CIUOnline. If you already have a CIUOnline account, you will be able to access your new course within two business days of the time you submit your registration. If you have difficulty with your CIUOnline account:

  • Call (803) 807-5040. Upon verification of your identity, CIU Web Support personnel will guide you in logging in to CIUOnline for the first time.
  • Contact the Registrar for an authorization form -- write your mailing address, sign it, and send it to CIU Web Support. You may either fax it to (803) 786-4209 or mail it to Columbia International University, 7435 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC 29203, Attn: Web Support. After we receive your signed release, we will mail you your login instructions.

All students admitted to a degree program via the hybrid format must have an account through CIUOnline. Any and all communications regarding degree programs must come from your CIUOnline e-mail address: "firstname.lastname@mailbox.ciu.edu." Communications with addresses not ending in "@mailbox.ciu.edu" will be asked to resend through your CIUOnline account.

If you have questions about CIUOnline, please contact CIU Web Support at websupport [at] ciu.edu (Anti-spam: replace the [at] with "@") or (803) 807-5777.