Under the ADA requirements, disability accommodations are provided on an individualized basis and can include test adjustments, printed media reformatted to audio, course substitution, readers, tutors, note-takers, study groups, proctored testing etc. CLEP testing and proctoring missed and distance course exams are additional services provided through Academic Services.
CIU is equipped with a team of chaplains for individuals as well as married students. They are an essential resource. CIU also offers a masters in counseling which affords the institution opportunities for professional counseling.
CIU has a team that offers help with resume construction, interviewing, career assessments and job application activities. We also offer a job board that allows students to post resumes online and be informed of job opportunities.
Each vocational course taught at CIU is taught from a biblical world view. This means that though the student may be learning communications, teaching, or business principles, they are also learning how to apply ethical, moral, and biblical skills to other parts of their life.
In the area of theological, Christ-like essentials CIU holds a fairly conservative view. CIU built its foundation on biblical principles and strives to be an institution that focuses on the character and heart of the student. All other attributes of the students should reflect that desire.
Sixty-four (64) percent of graduates were employed within 3 months of graduation. Most of our graduates pursue a full-time career in the ministry (64%). Other fields include business (48%), education (20%), and non-profit (9%).
The average class size is 19 students for 2010-2011.
Our club/intramurals include: men and women’s soccer, volleyball, flag football, running, several different aerobic/fitness classes available. CIU has a fully equipped weight room with cardio machines as well as free weights.
The future intercollegiate program is being developed and may include the following sports in the next 5-6 years: men’s soccer, women’s volleyball, m/w cross country, basketball, women’s soccer, baseball and softball.
Students can have cars on campus. There is a parking permit fee per year.
Students cannot have TV’s in their dorm rooms, but there are TV’s in the student center and in the lounges in each dorm. Students may have laptop computers and can watch movies and have video games in their rooms.