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.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

  • Learn the history of the basketball team of CIA NY
  • History of the CIA Basketball Program

    2004–05: Basketball team is launched under Head Coach Mike Murphy as one of CIA athletics flagship programs upon joining the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

    2006–07: Serge Nalywayko coaches the team with help from Jeff Wilk, assistant coach and CIA student.

    2008–09: Sean Furey takes over as head coach as the CIA Steels finish the regular season with a 6-7 record, 3-3 in the conference, and, for the first time ever, qualify for the conference postseason tournament as the No. 4 seed. Team captain Dan Jackson is named to the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) All-Conference team.

    2009–10: The Steels again claim the No. 4 seed for the HVMAC tournament with a 6-7 record. Victor Lane and Corey Johnson are named to the All-Conference team.

    2010–11: The basketball team finishes 5-10 and places fifth in the HVMAC.

    2011–12: The Steels finish 4-10 and again place fifth in the HVMAC.

    2012–13: Tim McEnroe joins as the new head coach.

    2013–14: The Steels finish with a 6-10 overall mark that includes a team-record five consecutive wins. Veterans Max Goldberg, Wayne McFarlane, and Ian Whalley lead the way alongside newcomers Ricardo Washington and Avery Britton, who is named to the All-Conference team.

    2014–15: The Steels achieve two milestones: most wins in a season (9) and the first regular-season record above the .500 mark (9-7).

    2015–16: The basketball team earns a 7-8 record as well as national recognition in The New York Times and ESPN SportsCenter.