Parents

At CIU, we want to make sure you and your student have the best experience - from your first campus visit to move-in day to graduation. Stay connected with us and follow us on social media, read CIU news and publications, visit our calendar, and come back for a visit. 

You can visit this page again and again for information you can use during your son or daughter's time at CIU. 

Parent's Guide

We've put together a Parent's Guide with tools, articles, and online resources to help you prepare financially for college. 

Payment on My Student's Account

 When it's time to make a payment on your student's account, we have a few options available. You can sign up for a payment plan each semester to make paying for a college a little easier. Tuition payments can be made online, by phone or mail. Make checks payable to Columbia International Univeristy.  

Prayer Guide

Recognizing that prayer is one of the most important things a parent can do for their college student, we have compiled a prayer guide for parents.

Transition Tips

Transitioning to college comes with mixed emotions for both you and your student. We've put together a few transition tips to make separating for college less stressful.