The Culinary Institute of America

  • What to Bring to Campus

    To enjoy campus life fully, students might want to bring the following to their residence hall when moving in:

    • Refrigerator (no larger than 3.5 cubic feet, one per room)
      Note: Small refrigerators are already furnished in the Guest House and commerical refrigerators are in the communal kitchens of the Vineyard Lodges.
    • Bicycles (can be stored in the room, but there are also bike storage rooms and bike racks on campus)
    • Flashlight
    • Microwaves (.8 cubic feet and smaller) are permissible
      Note: Microwaves are already furnished in the Guest House and in the communal kitchens of the Vineyard Lodges.
    • Alarm clock, with battery backup or windup
    • Iron (communal irons are available in all laundry rooms)
    • Coffee maker
    • Stereo
    • Hair dryer/curler
      Note: Doubles in the Guest House are already furnished with a single hair dryer.
    • Computer with printer
    • Surge protector
    • Fan
    • Personal toiletries
    • Cleaning supplies

    What to Leave Home

    For safety reasons, the items listed below are not permitted in the CIA's
    residence halls. This list is not all-inclusive.

    • Any other type of electrical cooking device (coil, electric grill, toaster, etc.)
    • Electric blanket
    • Musical instruments
    • Portable heater
    • Air conditioner
    • Pets
    • Waterbed
    • Any furniture not issued by the CIA
    • Halogen lamps, lava, and octopus lamps

    Unless you have a doctor's note, all sheets, pillows, blankets, and towels are provided by the CIA.

  • Student Affairs

    2555 Main Street
    St. Helena, CA 94574

    707-967-2420