A group of CIU Alumni

Alumni Center:

Open to all alumni: relax on the porch, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, browse alumni author books or yearbooks and use the free wifi.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. *Holidays may affect these hours. Call 803-807-5500 to confirm we will be open during your visit.

Alumni Authors:

Visit and search for “Alumni Authors” for books published by your fellow alumni

Audit a Class:

Alumni who graduated from CIU are eligible to audit one class per semester, up to the level of their degree. Online classes are not available for audits.

Course Search – Click on course search and select the term you wish to audit to see available classes.

Courtesy Audit Submission Form – download, complete, and submit to the Registrar’s office. There is a $25 processing fee.

Career Services Platform/Handshake:

Handshake is CIU’s online career services platform that provides CIU alumni & students access to career resources and job opportunities. Click here to access Handshake and additional career resources.

*You do NOT need a “.edu” email address to create a Handshake account.

For questions, contact the Alumni office at 803-807-5500,

Chapel Podcasts:

Continue to experience life-changing chapel messages.


Subscribe to our monthly E-News at to stay current with campus news, events and resources. Read past E-News and CIU Today publications at

Fitness Center:

The Moore Fitness Center is a full gym located on CIU’s campus behind the McQuilkin classroom building. See gym hours here.

Alumni memberships are available for purchase and include their immediate families and dependent children up to 21 years old. $45/6 months or $75/year. Contact Scotty Grigsby, Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities & Operations, for more information:, 803-521-9061.

Guest Rooms:

Alumni can stay in the guest rooms for one free night per year, per family. Additional nights for alumni cost $55. Reservations must be made online at For questions, call 803-807-5525 or email

*Please note: Reservations can be made under alumna/us name and only alumni may utilize the reservation. Benefit not applicable during Homecoming.


Local hotels offering CIU discount.


Alumni may check out books from G. Allen Fleece Library. Find out how here. Visit or Contact for more information.


Alumni may receive three free meals in the cafeteria per year. Tickets are available in the Alumni office.

Refer a Student:

Refer a student for a $1000 renewable Alumni Referral Grant Scholarship to CIU by encouraging the student to apply for free by using the waiver code CIUBOUND and listing you as the student’s alumni contact. You can also request free CIU promotional items to give to students that are interested by filling out this form.


Request your transcript from the Registrar’s office.

Yearbooks online:

Take a walk down memory lane! Enjoy the Finials online