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

  • Residence Halls at the CIA in Hyde Park, NY
  • CIA Dorms in New York

    The Culinary Institute of America dorms in Hyde Park, NY, offer housing for more than 1,700 students. These include:

    • Four residence halls
    • Six Adirondack-style lodges
    • Three townhouses

    All CIA dorms in Hyde Park also feature:

    • Furnishings that include a desk, chair, dresser, closet or wardrobe, and bed for each student
    • Air conditioning and heating
    • Cable TV
    • Free high speed Wi-Fi
    • Common area laundry and kitchen facilities
    • Computer lounges

    Residence Halls

    Angell, Pick/Herndon, and Rosenthal Halls were built in the early 1970s and house approximately 230 to 280 students per building in double occupancy rooms with private baths.

    Hudson Hall opened its doors in 1986 and houses 375 students in single and double occupancy rooms.

    Adirondack-Style Lodges

    The six lodges (Cayenne, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger, Juniper, and Nutmeg) are located on the north end of the Hyde Park campus. These three-story, Adirondack-style buildings accommodate 424 CIA upper-term students in four-person suites with private baths. The shared main floor living space includes a kitchen and living room/study. The lodges are grouped in a village-style arrangements where you can easily socialize and study alongside other CIA students.


    The three townhouses on the north end of campus are also for upper-term students and feature:

    • Accommodations for eight students per townhouse in single-occupancy rooms with co-ed housing optional
    • Full bath on each of the three floors
    • Large kitchen with full-sized refrigerator, Viking stove, and microwave
    • Open-plan living room and dining area
    • Washer and dryer in each townhouse