"CIU Open Day" was held on 3rd August, 2016 at Chittagong Independent University campus. The event was inaugurated by Wahid Malek, Managing Editor, 'Dainik Azadi'. Dr. Mahfuzul Haque Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor, Chittagong Independent University, was the chief guest of the event. Deans, Advisors, Faculty members, staff members of different departments, students and parents attended the program. In his inaugural speech Mr. Wahid Malek, Managing Editor, 'Dainik Azadi', stated, "Chittagong Independent University has been playing an important role in the advancement of higher education. I appreciate how the university (CIU) helps under -privileged students by providing scholarships." He further mentioned, "Terrorism is a problem worldwide and we have to show our stance against it". Dr. Mahfuzul Haque Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor, CIU said, "Chittagong Independent University provides international standard education and the university authority is working hard to make it one of the best institutions in the country. The university treats all the students equally, irrespective of race, religion, cast and financial condition". Dr. Nurul Absar Nahid, convener, 'CIU Open Day' said, "I hope Chittagong Independent University will become one of the leading universities in South Asia for its education quality." The inaugural program was conducted by Engr.Rashid A. Chowdhury, Chairman, Department of Management, Chittagong Independent University.
There was an arrangement of spot admission and campus tour. Wholehearted cooperation of the faculty and staff members made the event successful.