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 about applying for student housing (dorms) at the CIA in California
  • Applying for Housing in California

    All new and returning students must complete the on-campus housing request form located on the CIA Student Portal by following the steps below:

    1. Log on to the CIA Student Portal.
    2. Select Apply for Campus Housing on your “To-Do” list.
    3. Fill out the Housing Application and submit.

    Please complete all fields in red on the application and all other fields applicable to your housing needs. All housing requests must be submitted to the Residence Life office using this online form. You will receive notification of your room assignment via your CIA e-mail account about three weeks prior to your return date. Please note: We no longer mail assignments, nor do we give assignments by phone.