Event FAQ

Are families/guests welcome to attend?

Yes, family and guests are welcome to attend, but we are unable to provide childcare. We offer limited on-campus accommodations and have a list of off-campus accommodations


Can I register at the event?

Yes, we will have registration available the day of the event. For the Preview Event, students must register at least two weeks prior the event to stay in the residence halls.


I will be flying to Columbia. Can someone pick me up?

CIU provides complimentary pick-up and drop-off to Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Send your flight information to visitciu@ciu.edu two weeks prior to the event.


Is there a cost for events?

While most events are free, there is a $10 fee to attend the Preview Event.  This fee will cover your overnight stay in the dormitories and your meals during the event. Email visitciu@ciu.edu or call (803) 807-5058 with payment questions.