We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 19, 2019. Classes will resume on August 20.


  • 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 www.ciarestaurantgroup.com 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, CA, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At The CIA at Copia in Napa, CA, The Restaurant at CIA Copia, Grove, and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Savor will be closed.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

  • CIA Texas Students on Campus
  • CIA Texas Orientation

    Welcome to CIA Texas!

    New Student Orientation occurs during your first week on campus. Below are examples of what typical CIA orientation schedules for the Texas campus look like. You are required to attend all sessions, which will begin promptly as scheduled.

    8:45 a.m.—Registration in Pilot Building (#3)

    • Park where available. Parking procedures will be discussed at orientation.

    9 a.m.–1 p.m.—Orientation in Pilot Building (#3)

    • Review of important information about school policies and procedures. You will be introduced to faculty and staff. In addition, the CIA will be hand out books and course guides for your first semester.

    A complete orientation schedule, including accurate times and locations, will be posted on CIA Main Menu (the student portal) and e-mailed to you approximately two weeks prior to your arrival.