Student Commons

  • Student Commons and The Egg at the CIA

    At the center of all campus activity at CIA New York are the Student Commons, which house dining and recreation facilities, administrative offices, and classrooms. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., it is the place to dine, play, learn, or just hang with friends.

    The Egg is an extraordinary dining venue, providing seating for nearly 500 students with an additional 150 seats available outdoors. But it’s so much more than just a place to eat. For more information, please call 845-905-4747.


    This dining venue offers seating for 500 students with an additional 150 seats outdoors. At the Egg, you’ll also find:

    • A wide variety of dining choices at The Line, The Café, and the Innovation Station
    • Brewery classroom
    • A library and free book exchange with a fireplace study area
    • Seven lounge areas with couches, armchairs, and cocktail tables
    • Private room for student club meetings and dining
    • The EggA stage for open mic nights, karaoke, comedy shows, cooking demos, and more
    • A piano for impromptu use
    • Three 12x10 multimedia screens
    • State-of-the-art sound system
    • Over 50 device-charging stations
    • High speed Wi-Fi
    • Complimentary purified sparkling water stations
    • ATM and mailboxes
    • Live edible plant and herb wall
    • Marketplace featuring a variety of fresh, seasonal foods and beverages

    All dining options available seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    The mini coffee pastry shop is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. when the college is in session.

    High-volume production breakfast available beginning at 5:30 a.m. when that class is in session.

    For more information about The Egg, please call 845-905-4747.

    Check out The Egg’s tremendous feature in Foodservice Equipment & Supply magazine >

    Student Recreation Center

    This facility offers a wide variety of centralized, on-campus athletic and recreation options, including:

    • Cardio center
    • Free-weight room
    • Circuit training area
    • Yoga and Pilates room
    • Gymnasium with two official-size basketball/volleyball courts
    • Indoor track
    • Six-lane pool
    • Two racquetball courts

    Outdoor sports facilities include an athletic field for softball and soccer, as well as two tennis courts.

    If you’d like to spend the weekend exploring the nearby Catskill and Berkshire ski areas, local golf courses, Taconic State Park, and New York City museums and theaters, call 845-451-1400 for information.

    Student Affairs Wing

    The Student Affairs Wing houses the following CIA departments:

    • Dean of Student Affairs
    • Counseling and Psychological Services
    • Health Services
    • Residence Life

    In addition, several student organizations have meeting space in this area, including:

    • Student Government Association
    • La Papillote, the campus newspaper
    • SPICE (Student Programming Igniting Campus Entertainment)
  • Contact Us

    Student Activities
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-451-1400