The Academic Success Center is here to help you succeed!
  We offer a wide range of support services for the CIU student community, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as accommodations for students with special needs.


Academic Success Center  

Office Hours

Spring 2021: Mon-Fri

9am – 12pm, 1pm – 4pm

    • Free tutoring is available for all CIU students (in person or online)
      • Directions: click here to schedule an appointment with a tutor. Click on "Reserve a tutor."


Other appointments:

  • Click here to make an appointment with the ASC director
    • Office location: 2nd floor,  Fleece Library 
  • Click here to schedule an exam in the ASC.
    • Testing center location: 2nd floor, Fleece Library

For everyone: Student Success Mango Workshops

  • On Demand
    • Topics:
      • Time Management
      • In Class Study Skills
      • Out of Class Study Skills
      • Test Preparation
      • Writing


Tutoring services are available to ALL CIU students, undergraduate and graduate, free of cost.  If you want to improve your grades, tutors are a great way to start!
Tutors will be available for different courses and areas of expertise. Click here to find the right tutor.
Ask us about study groups.

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching is an individual weekly appointment with a coach.  Coaching sessions can focus on accountability, academic needs, time management, etc.  Coaching appointments are arranged through the Academic Success Center.

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

CIU provides accommodations according to the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act for students with documented disabilities.  Students who believe they would qualify and would like to apply for accommodations should contact the Academic Success Center.  Follow the link to the Disability Resources for additional information.

ASC Staff

Mrs. Lanpher has a B.A. from The King's College in NY, and a Master of Education from the University of South Florida.  

Photo of Lisa LanpherA native New Yorker, she and her husband have served in Minnesota, Manila and Florida before coming to CIU in 2011.

Favorite Quote:"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose." -- Jim Elliott
ASC Office Manager  
 Uploaded image Ariana Copeland, originally from DeQueen, AR, lives in Columbia with her husband, who serves on staff at CIU. Ariana has completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bible and her Master's of Arts in Clinical Counseling at CIU.

Favorite quote: "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." -Les Brown


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