Partnering for Advancement.

Cornerstone University has memberships in various organizations.

Association of Christian Schools International

Graduates of Cornerstone's teacher education programs are certified by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). ACSI's mission is to enable and equip Christian educators and schools worldwide to effectively educate children and young people with the mind of Christ.

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Cornerstone is one of 110 colleges and universities who belong to the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). This membership provides Cornerstone the ability to enhance the education our students receive, while maintaining our core beliefs.

Some of the benefits of membership include conferences, study-abroad opportunities and student survey results tailored to a group of like-minded institutions.

The Council of Independent Colleges

Founded in 1956, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is an association of independent colleges and universities working together to support college and university leadership, advance institutional excellence and enhance private higher education's contributions to society.

CIC is the major national service organization for all small and mid-sized, independent, liberal arts colleges and universities in the U.S. CIC focuses on providing services to campus leaders as well as seminars, workshops and programs that assist institutions in improving educational programs, administrative and financial performance and institutional visibility.


It is the mission of the CU Enactus chapter to utilize the talents and passions of Cornerstone's student leaders to meet the needs of today in a manner that is sustainable for tomorrow.

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters

The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters is a regional professional organization that facilitates scholarly exchange through annual conferences and a journal of outstanding papers. The academy's primary activities are hosting an annual conference, usually held in March and hosted by one of its member institutions, and the publication of an academic journal the Michigan Academician.

Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities

Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities (MICU) represent non-profit colleges and universities in the state of Michigan. MICU works to raise awareness of the impact that these non-profit institutions have on education in Michigan.

MICU serves its members through government relations, public policy development and advocacy.

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a governing body for collegiate athletic programs in North America. Nearly 300 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada have chosen to align their athletic programs with the NAIA.

A leader in the development of student-athletes, the NAIA is a pioneer in implementing exceptional standards for academics, diversity and character.

Phi Sigma Iota

Phi Sigma Iota recognizes outstanding accomplishment in the study or teaching of any of the academic fields related to foreign language, literature or culture. Phi Sigma Iota is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages.

Sigma Beta Delta

The purposes of Sigma Beta Delta are to encourage and recognize scholarship and achievement among students of business, management and administration, and to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

The Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) is a partnership of student-focused institutions with a strong tradition and shared commitment toward academic achievement, service to our community and developing life skills through character-driven athletics.