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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  • Student Services

    Helping You Succeed

    An important part of your total college experience at The Culinary Institute of America is your growth—personal, academic, and professional.

    To support your development, the CIA provides a wide range of student services to:

    • Promote your individual well-being
    • Help you thrive in the CIA kitchens, classrooms, and restaurants
    • Build the skills you need to find success in your career

    Providing learning strategies, personal counseling, career services, financial aid assistance, and much more, our skilled and caring staff is here to help you navigate your way through the exciting time of being a student at the CIA.


    The CIA does not provide you with health insurance. More information on health insurance can be found here.