Online Resources

Prior to arrival to campus, students receive login account information for the online resources that are available. For any questions about login information, please contact the Student Help Desk by e-mail at or call 845-451-1698.

CIA Main Menu

CIA Main Menu is the online portal where students can go for all campus-related news, announcements, and information including grades, class schedule, financial aid, and student account records. Current students can also view and request room changes and submit housing applications to the Residence Life Office. Access to online course registration for students in their junior and senior years is also available on CIA Main Menu. 

CIA Main Menu Mobile App

The CIA Main Menu Mobile App is EllucianGo. Download the app from the App Store or Google Play and search for "The Culinary Institute of America". Campus information is avaialble to anyone with the app. Sign in with your CIA Main Menu credentials for access to grades, course schedule, and more. 

CIA Student E-mail Accounts

The CIA-issued e-mail account is the official way in which the faculty and administration communicate with students. This e-mail account allows the college to communicate various and often sensitive information in a secure way. Students are responsible for checking their CIA-issued e-mail on a regular basis.

Conrad N. Hilton Library Catalog

Students can access the CIA's library holdings at the main campus online at to find books, DVDs, videos, images, periodicals, and more.

Culinary Course Management System

Moodle is the online learning platform students will use to access their course materials online. Instructors post course guides, recipe manuals, and other supporting material such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, and assignments in Moodle. Access to courses in Moodle is only available to students while currently enrolled. Updated PC Software, MS Office, and Internet browser required. Firefox is the preferred Internet browser for Moodle. Please see hardware and software recommendations above. 

Culinary Connect

The CIA's Culinary Connect houses information on thousands of employers and even more approved externship, part-time, and full-time positions available for CIA students and graduates, providing career services for life. Visit Culinary Connect at