Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

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    Accepted Student Day

  • Space is limited. Sign up right now!


    Once you’ve been accepted to the CIA, the next step is Accepted Student Day! It’s a great—and fun—way to get a taste of life at the college, become familiar with the campus, and find out what’s next for you.

    You’ll meet other accepted students, talk with current CIA students and faculty, and take a tour of our amazing campus (soon to be your new home away from home!). Plus, you’ll learn more about financial aid, career services, and resources that will help make your transition to becoming a full-fledged CIA student a super-smooth one.

    Join us for Accepted Student Day at the CIA

    Space at Accepted Student Day is limited, and is on a first-come, first-served basis—so reserve your spot now! Please select a campus below.

    • Monday, June 11, 2018
    • Friday, July 20, 2018