Academic Services

If you have questions about what courses you should be enrolled in, how to apply for a major or how to withdraw from a class, Academic Advisors are on staff to help you all year long. We can also help you learn more about studying abroad, mobility, degree requirements and link you to the resources you need to be successful.

Jill Milenski, Academic Advisor
Room 120, Student Affairs Office

Jeff Romanoski, Academic Advisor
Room 120, Student Affairs Office

Financial Aid
Our financial aid counselors are committed to helping you find ways to close the gap between the cost of attending the Institute and your ability to fund your CIA education. If you have any questions, please contact our Financial Aid Office.

Marlon Jones, Director of Financial Aid
Room 122, Financial Aid and Admissions Suite

Disability Services
Do you have a documented learning disability like dyslexia, dysgraphia or Asperger’s syndrome? Do you suffer from depression or anxiety or have a physical disability that requires accommodation? These are just a few examples of what we provide resources and accommodations for through the Disability Services Office.

Disability Services Specialist 
Room 120, Student Affairs Office 

Do you have questions about your ID card? Where to send transcripts? Do you need to have your enrollment at CIA verified? Do you have questions about transfer credits? Contact our Registrar.

Marty Hendren, Registrar
Room 120, Student Affairs Office 

Student Accounts
The Student Accounts Office is where you go to pay any bills or outstanding fees. Any questions about your billing statement and making payments should be directed to the Office of Student Accounts.

Stacy Fitchette, Student Accounts Administrator
Room 106, Business Affairs

Student Life and Housing
Do you have questions about living on campus or how to get involved in student activities? Do you need more information about how CASE Cash works? Contact our Student Life and Housing Office.

Dr. Matthew Smith, Director of Student Life and Housing
Room 120, Student Affairs Office

Rebecca Ratti, Associate Director of Student Life and Campus Engagement
Room 120, Student Affairs Office

Tutoring Program
If you have difficulty with any of your liberal arts classes, we can arrange for you to meet with a trained peer tutor, at no cost to you.

Jill Milenski, Academic Advisor
Room 120, Student Affairs Office


University Counseling Center 
Are you feeling depressed? Having a hard time staying motivated?  Relationship troubles?  Fearful of harming yourself or others? Call the University Counseling Center.
216-368-5872 – Counselor on call 24/7
220 Sears Library Building (located on the south side of the CWRU quad off Adelbert/Euclid) 

University Health Service
Fever/cough/sore throats /Sprains/cuts/injuries /Allergies /Urinary tract infections/STI/ Headaches/ Cholesterol control/Weight-related problems /Sleep difficulties?  This is just a sampling of what you can be treated for at our University Health Services.
2145 Adelbert Road (located on the corner of Adelbert and Circle Road, across from One to One Fitness)