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.

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

    The college maintains on-campus residential facilities, providing housing for more than 1,700 students. Four residence halls, six Adirondack-style lodges, and 20 townhouses help meet student demand for housing on campus, and the college’s goal of providing accommodations for all students requesting housing.

    Rooms are furnished with a desk, chair, dresser, closet or wardrobe, and bed for each student. All rooms are air-conditioned and wired for cable television. In addition, a wireless network is installed in all residence halls. From your room, you can access campus resources such as the digital video library, library databases, student services information, and the Internet, all over a high-speed, wireless connection.

    All Residence Halls, Lodges, and Townhouses include free laundry facilities, free wireless Internet, a working kitchen, and includes the cost of all utilities. In addition, the Residence Halls and Lodges have computer lounges.

    Four 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. This building is equipped with community bathrooms on each floor. Each building has free laundry facilities, a computer lab, and a working kitchen.

    Six Lodges

    Cayenne, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger, Juniper, and Nutmeg are located on the north end of the 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 a great room. The lodges are grouped in a village-style arrangement, providing a feeling of community with inviting places to socialize and study.


    The new townhouses on the north end of campus give upper-term students another excellent housing option at the CIA. Check out these awesome features:

    • 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