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 overnight events, students must register at least two weeks prior the event to stay in the residence halls.


How will I know who my host student will be for overnight events?

The week of the event you will receive an email with your host information. We will connect you with your host during residence hall check-in.


Is there a cost to attend?

All events are free. For overnight events, dinner is provided on the first night, and breakfast and lunch are provided the following day for students and their guests.


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.