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.


Office Hours:

Fall 2022:

Monday - Friday, 9am – 11am, and 1pm – 4pm


Our mission:

The Academic Success Center promotes student learning and provides access and comprehensive support as we partner with students, faculty, and staff through tutoring, teaching, mentoring, accommodations, and test proctoring.


Disability Accommodations:

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 here to the Disability Resources for additional information. 

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


Peer Tutoring for ALL students enrolled at CIU: 

Do you want to grow in your academic success? FREE peer tutoring is available all enrolled CIU students! Our Peer Tutors eager and ready to help you reach your academic potential.
  • Click here to schedule an in-person or online appointment with an ASC peer tutor.
Learning Opportunities for ALL students at CIU:
  • Mango Workshops:
  • Click here to watch past workshops on-demand:
    • Topics include:
      • How to Take a Test
      • Notetaking
      • Personal Finances
      • Secrets of the Library
      • Writing an Argument
      • How to Read a Textbook
      • Managing your Time
      • Writing Well / Citations
      • Healthy Habits
Contact Information: 
Phone: 803-807-5611

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.



Meet Our ASC Team!


Photo of Lisa Lanpher

 ASC Director: Lisa Lanpher 
  A native New Yorker, Mrs. Lanpher and her husband have served in Minnesota, the Philippines, and Florida before coming to 
  CIU in 2011. Mrs. Lanpher has a B.A. from The King's College in NY, and a Master of Education from the University of South
  Favorite Quote: "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose." -- Jim Elliott
ASC Assistant Director:  Nick Gilpin
Administrative Assistant: Ruth Knott


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