Early Closing

Monday, January 26, 2015 Iona College is scheduled to close at noon due to impending snow storm and we will continue to evaluate the weather forecast and may update this message in the morning.


Freshman Plan

1. Values

Help student to develop their potential to fulfill their intellectual, civic, spiritual and career goals.

2. Vision

Set a standard of high-quality advising among peer institutions as reflected by helping students make a seamless transit ion into college, and throughout their college career.

3. Mission

Academic advising at Iona College will help students identify and achieve academic goals; encourage intellectual discovery; help students identify realistic majors; assist
with the process of career development; and create responsible and knowledgeable learners.

4. Goals

Academic advising at Iona College will be:

  • comprehensive in order to meet students academic, emotional, and social needs
  • continuous throughout the college career
  • high quality and regularly assessed and evaluated
  • responsive to the mission of the college

5. Programmatic Outcomes

The advisement program will provide students with:

  • a supportive advising environment
  • awareness of College’s general education requirements
  • awareness of majors and career options
  • the ability to move efficiently through the educational process
  • ability to develop effective strategies to achieve their goal

6. Delivery Outcomes

To achieve these programmatic outcomes, advisors will:

  • encourage students to take charge of their own educational experience
  • teach students how to evaluate information
  • serve as a resource to students

7. Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of the advising program students will understand the:

  • core curriculum requirements
  • policies and procedures of the college
  • graduation requirements
  • be able to read a degree audit
  • the college’s automated registration system
  • the importance of maintaining contact with appropriate advisors
  • importance of contact with Career Services