Welcome to the Culinary Institute of America's E Portfolio site "Mahara"


Trouble signing in?: To utilize Mahara you MUST Sign into Moodle first and then access Mahara from the link on the moodle home page.  You can sign in to moodle via the CIA Main Menu, or Direct https://moodle.culinary.edu

The link “Home – Mahara” can be found in a block labelled “NETWORK SERVERS” (imaged below)





Externship Manual:  If you require assistance with your Externship Manual please contact your Academic advisor.

All other CIA Courses: Please reach out to your instructor first. S/he is the first point of contact for questions about this tool.

Technical trouble while using the site / errors: Try accessing the site from another computer or browser.  The CIA offers computers on each campus for student use.



Still having trouble?   Please reach out to the ITS student helpdesk: 845-451-1698 or ithelp@cia.culinary.edu


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