Faculty and Staff:

If you need help changing your CIA password.

Please follow the instructions below.

How to Change your CIA password.

Visit the myCIA Password Management information page.


For other account issues please submit the form on support.cia.edu

CIA community members with user accounts should log in and experience the full resources of myCIA.

Guests without a login are encouraged to look around.

Suggestions for content on this guest page may be submitted with the Suggestion Box

What is myCIA?

myCIA is the Cleveland Institute of Art’s information portal.

After logging in students and faculty have access to view and manage their course information and resources.

Students, faculty, and staff may request to create and manage or join CIA campus groups on myCIA.

Continuing education students and young artists can sign up and pay for classes and other programs provided by the office of Continuing Education and Community Outreach.


Where is my Information?

Content visibility is based on a user’s role.

Common roles which require a user account are Student, Staff, and Faculty.

Login Credentials consist of two parts.

  • Username: CIA email name (before the @)
  • Password: CIA email Password


Do you need Help?

Fill out a support form and open a ticket.

Support tickets should be opened for non-Emergency needs involving:

  • Facilities
  • IT
  • Residence Halls

2019 Fall Semester Hours for Staff, Faculty, and Students August 26 thru December14

Open Hours: Monday through Saturday 7am to 2am and Sunday 12pm to 2am

September 2 Labor Day-CLOSED

November 28th and 29th Thanksgiving- CLOSED

December 21 thru January 1 - CLOSED

Uptown and Euclid 117 Residence Halls close at 1PM on 12/14/19 and re-open at 9AM on 1/12/20 (per the CIA Student Housing Handbook)

Building hours may vary for Continuing Education Classes and Cinematheque

2020 Spring Semester Hours for Staff, Faculty, and Students January 13 thru May 9

Open Hours: Monday through Saturday 7am to 2am and Sunday 12pm to 2am

January 20 Martin Luther King Day- CLOSED

March 9-13 Spring Break- NO CLASSES

Mailroom Hours

Monday- Friday 8:00am to 11:30am and 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Closed Sat- Sun- Holidays


Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation's leading accredited independent colleges of art and design. For over 135 years, the college has been an educational cornerstone in Cleveland, Ohio, producing graduates competitive as studio artists, designers, photographers, contemporary craftsmen, and educators.

With approximately 655 full-time students and 670 total students, CIA offers a personal educational experience with the benefits of a larger institution. Students choose from 15 majors and live and work in Cleveland’s University Circle, one of the country’s most unique cultural centers – recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of the ten prettiest communities in the country.

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