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 28–August 21, 2017. Classes will resume on August 22.


  • 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 our California campus locations (Copia and Greystone), The Restaurant at CIA Copia and The Bakery Café by illy will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, Nao will be open for lunch and the outdoor taco stand will also be open.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

  • Learn about CIA NY student services - the Library Learning Commons is the academic support hub for CIA students
  • The Library Learning Commons

    The Hub of Academic Support in New York

    This open, comfortable, and technology-equipped space has the professional staff, services, and resources you’re looking for to advance your skills and get the most from your CIA education, including:

    • Individual and group study areas perfect for studying or collaborating
    • Tutoring services
    • Guidance with writing, math, and other academic courses
    • A custom-designed kitchen space for practicing your knife cuts and piping skills
    • Finding a mentor
    • Disability services
    • Learning, study, test-taking, and time management strategies
    • Library research assistance
    • Workshops

    Whatever you need, our friendly staff is available to help. Visit the Library Learning Commons on the fourth floor of the Conrad N. Hilton Library.