Newport News

11850 Merchants Walk, Newport News City Center, Newport News, Virginia, 23606
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Kitchens Are Open, Class Sizes have been reduced, social distancing is in-place, live online classes when not on campus
About the Campus

Newport News, VA - Culinary Arts location offers a wide variety of Culinary related programs and a hands-on learning environment for students.

Bordered by Virginia Beach, Norfolk is part of the Hampton Roads region which also offers all kinds of outdoor fun such as beautiful beaches, fishing, golf, biking, and kayaking. The tourism draw, along with the Norfolk/Virginia Beach’s dynamic business environment, results in a strong food service industry that creates an abundant amount of externship and employment opportunities.

Refresh Cafe Newport News - Order Online!
Student Resources

Culinary Institute of Virginia students have access to the following resources:

  • Faculty Advisor Program: Students meet their faculty advisor during orientation. This advisor is available to assist students throughout their time at CIV.
  • Full-time faculty members are available for tutoring in the areas of Math, Writing, and all core curriculum courses.
  • Hands-on Tutoring available through faculty led Skills Workshops.
  • Students can gain valuable experience and earn scholarships through the CIV Competition Series.
  • Student Resource Services.
  • Study and Group project areas, including a Learning Resource Center, Student Lounge, and Computer Lab.
  • Career Service Advisors available to provide students and graduates with job placement assistance.
  • Bookstore
  • Library
Clubs & Organizations

Culinary Institute of Virginia offers a caring and collaborative atmosphere with plenty of clubs and organizations that will make you feel right at home.

Students, faculty, and staff are very active in the community, supporting causes like the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia, American Cancer Society, Hampton VA Hospital, and March of Dimes.

  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Kingsmill Resort
  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • Hilton
  • Walt Disney World