2017-2018 CIU Student Handbook
exists to stimulate critical and biblical thinking about the world and faith
through the publication of an academic journal.
is a school newspaper written by faculty, staff, and students for the
free, confessional, and respectful exchange of all ideas.
is designed to provide students with a creative outlet for growth in
the humanities, fine arts, and performing arts.
Any student organization, publication, activity, or initiative — officially sanctioned or
otherwise — must conform to biblical and community standards of truth, propriety,
integrity, edification and love. Students are welcome to pursue endeavors that
seek to elevate the level of spiritual, intellectual, social, or physical development at
CIU and are encouraged to collaborate and consult with faculty in such endeavors.
Non-sanctioned activities or initiatives should not imply the support or
endorsement of CIU or the Student Senate. Groups seeking official organization
status should contact Student Life and read the criteria as written in the Student
CIU reserves the right to discontinue any student initiative or activity that it deems
to be counterproductive to the unity and development of the CIU family.
STUDENT SERVICES & UNIVERSITY
Academic Success Center (ASC)
The ASC coordinates the provision of accommodations for qualified students
with disabilities. Students who wish to apply for accommodations for ADD/ADHD,
physical, emotional, or learning disabilities should contact the ASC for information
about the accommodation process.
The ASC also provides services for both graduate and undergraduate students in
their pursuit of academic success:
Tutoring (including study groups)
Testing (ID required)
* Exam rescheduling with professor’s approval (possible fee)
* CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) (fee) (completed within
one calendar year)
Contact information & location:
Office phone: (803) 807-5611
Office: upper level, Fleece Library
Office Hours: (FA/SP) 9 a.m.-11 a.m., 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday
Tutoring Hours: (FA/SP) 2 p.m.-5 p.m., 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday
For a quiet place to study during the day, students are invited to visit the porch
with its rocking chairs, ceiling fans and Keurig coffee/tea machine. Check with the
front desk when entering. Alumni are offered three free meal tickets per year to
use in the cafeteria (tickets are available in the Alumni Office).