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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  • CIA Housing in New York

    As a culinary school with several housing options, the CIA’s goal is to make your experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible should you choose to reside on our Hyde Park, NY, campus.

    CIA housing in New York includes residence halls where you can study quietly while making new friends from around the world. Each location includes a full-time professional residence director who is available to help you. In addition, CIA Residence Life staff members are trained to make you feel at home.

    Apply for CIA Housing

    All new and returning students must complete the on-campus housing request form on the CIA Student Portal by selecting “Apply for Campus Housing” on your “To-Do” list and completing the housing application.

    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 (we do not provide assignments via mail or phone).

    CIA Housing Off Campus

    Prefer to live off campus? You can explore CIA off-campus housing options through, an off-campus housing listing service.

    List Your Rental Property

    With 16 entry dates per year, the CIA has a constant flow of incoming students. If you’re a landlord who would like to include your property in the database, please register at to list your rental.

    Please note that the CIA is not responsible for the content of these third-party websites, so some listings may change without our knowledge.