2017-2018 CIU Student Handbook
CIU ID cards must be presented when borrowing materials from the
Regular hours of operation are posted atlibrary.ciu.edu
. Special hours for
holidays, prayer days, and the summer will be posted in the library, on the
website, and in the “Insider.”
Information about borrowing materials, fees, getting research help, and
contact information is available atlibrary.ciu.edu .
The Curriculum and Ministry Resource Department (CMRD)
The CMRD is a division of the library and is an indispensable resource center
for all of our students, faculty/staff, as well as the community at large. Whether
looking for teaching materials for a ministry or working on a project for a class
assignment, our patrons find the CMRD their “go-to place” for a wide variety of
resources which help to make their projects and ministries “come alive.”
The CMRD contains new formats and modern technologies as well as classic
and traditional teaching materials. The collection of over 10,000 items includes
PowerPoint lessons, DVDs, international and Bible costumes, pictures/posters,
flash cards, maps and charts, international curios, flags, props, teaching boards,
puppets, recreation equipment and much, much more.
The CMRD Production Center includes a sizable project area which consists
of laminators and Ellison die-cutting machines, book binding machines, a
Cricut machine, a copier with scanning capabilities and a colored printer. Paper,
cardstock, poster board and numerous other supplies are available for purchase.
A user ID (or login name) and password are assigned to every registered student.
The user ID is usually composed of the student’s first name.last name. Initial
passwords will be assigned randomly to students and should be changed by the
student to help maintain security. Account usernames and passwords are not to
be shared with others. Sharing login information may result in a loss of account
The G. Allen Fleece Library, Memorial, Founders and Schuster lab stations provide
access to student computing resources. The hours of the main computer lab in the
Library can vary; hours are posted on the IT Student & Guest page ofmy.ciu.edu .
Campus student labs are closed during chapel hours. In the event access needs
to be available outside of the normal library hours due to specific academic needs,
instructors may request an access time change from the IT Front Desk located in
Other Technical Information:
Assistance is available on our website atmy.ciu.edu/itsupport
or at the Information
Technology Support Center at (803) 807-5176 orsupportITO@ciu.edu .
Lab Etiquette and Equipment Usage:
Food and uncovered drinks ARE NOT permitted in student computing areas.
The equipment is expensive, and we want to practice good stewardship with the
resources. Access to computers is primarily open to CIU students and faculty/
staff. Temporary access is available for guests on a weekly basis through the IT
Front Desk located in the library. Quiet is expected in student computing lab areas.