Internet Access

A high-capacity internet connection provided for the campus is delivered to each point important part of the campus, both via cable and wirelessly with the help of a strong hotspot network infrastructure installed all around the campus. Each student in the dormitory rooms benefits from hassle-free internet services 24 hours/day through personal internet lines provided to them.

E-mail Address

All users with an account have an e-mail address. These addresses consist of account names. For example: the email address for a student, whose number is 19970093, is To access this service, the user must type in the address section of the web browser program (Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, etc.) on any computer connected to the Internet. It is enough for the user to write the user name and password on the incoming page and manage their e-mails. CIU also provides SMTP and POP3 support about e-mail for advanced users to use this service more efficiently. The required server name is In order to change the CIU-NET passwords, users should click on the "Forgot Password" link at the bottom of the page, then the "Student" link and follow the instructions on the page that opens.

Message List – Newsletter Feeds

Message lists and Newsletter feeds provide easy communication via e-mail among people who are interested in a specific topic. The members of a message list are able to send and receive messages to other members. All messages that are sent to the list are distributed to all the members. An application form given to the CIU Computer Center Directorate is enough and necessary to create a new message list on any topic.

Wireless Internet Connection (WiFi)

Wireless is available throughout the campus.

Access to Electronic Databases

In accordance with the license agreements of the database providers, access to electronic databases our university has subscribed to is restricted to the campus. In order access these databases from outside the campus’ network, a proxy server has been installed. This server can be used with user name and password authentication provided upon request and authorization by the Computer Center Directorate. Academic staff of the university must fill in a form, print it out and sign it. They are then required to apply personally to the IT Center in order to benefit from this service. Applications that are not made personally will not be taken into consideration.