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Welcome, Class of 2018!

Congratulations on your admission to Iona College.  Iona is here to support you through the entire enrollment process and in becoming a part of the Iona community.

Your next steps

1. Visit … and get to know us better!

  • Daily Information Sessions and Campus Tours: Weekdays at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and on select Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 12 noon.
  • Spend-A-Day: Shadow an Iona student – attend a class and meet a professor in your major, enjoy lunch in one of our campus eateries, mingle with students and experience daily life at Iona. Available Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning in late January.
  • ACCEPTED STUDENTS’ CAMPUS DAY - April 5, 2014: A program exclusively for accepted students. Tour our beautiful campus, speak with our engaging faculty, have a one-on-one financial aid consultation and meet your future classmates.
  • Join us for an online chat, biweekly on Wednesdays.  Look for the Chat Now button on www.iona.edu/visit.
Register online at www.iona.edu/visit, or contact our Welcome Center at (914) 633-2622. We are constantly creating new options, so please check our website often.
 

2. Apply for Financial Aid by April 15, 2014

  • All students automatically receive scholarship consideration.
  • File your FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon as possible, no later than April 15, 2014, to receive your financial aid package and to activate any scholarships you may have received. Make sure to include the Iona College code: 002737. In preparation for filing your FAFSA, work on all tax returns early and make sure both you and one of your parents obtain a Personal Identification Number (PIN) from the U.S. Department of Education at www.pin.ed.gov.
  • Costs: Please refer to 2014-2015 Tuition & Fees
  • Your Personal Financial Aid Counselor is assigned by last name and can be contacted at Student Financial Services.
  • Be sure to accept your financial aid awards online by following the instructions at www.iona.edu/acceptmyawards.

 
3. Submit your enrollment deposit by May 15, 2014

  • Complete the enrollment agreement that was mailed to you. (It is important that you save your Iona Student ID located on your enrollment agreement for orientation registration).
  • Pay your deposit via credit card at www.iona.edu/paydeposit or include a check made payable to Iona College with your enrollment agreement.
  • $650 for residential students.  More information on the housing process will be sent to you once we receive your deposit.
  • $400 for commuting students.
 

4. Sign Up for Orientation

Get your first taste of Iona as an official Gael! To sign up for orientation, any student who has paid a deposit can click on the following link: www.iona.edu/orientation. Enter your Student ID (which is found on your enrollment contract or financial aid award) and follow the steps to submit all paperwork.

5. Confirm Your Housing and Dining Plans

If you are planning to live on campus, you’ll be part of a residential community of nearly 1,300 students. Check out the Class of 2018 links to fill out your housing paperwork, including the Resident Hall Agreement and Resident Information Card, available online at: www.iona.edu/housingforms

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residential Life at ResidentialLife@iona.edu or (914) 633-2336.

Commuter and off-campus students not residing in College housing are invited and encouraged to participate in one of the OPTIONAL Student Meal Plans -- more information available online at:  www.iona.edu/mealplan.
 

6. Get Immunized!

A student health form and immunization records should be submitted at orientation or prior to the start of classes.  Follow the Class of 2018 link at www.iona.edu/freshmanhealthreqs.

 
7. Provide Official Academic Credentials by August 1, 2014

  • Provide final, official high school transcript(s) and AP/IB test scores (if applicable).
  • Provide final, official college transcript(s) from any course you took while in high school.
  • All transcripts must be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
 

8. Make the Most of Your Summer

  • Freshmen Survey:  Complete the Freshman Survey that is part of the on-line orientation registration (due by May 23) to tell us more about your course, housing and communication preferences. 
  • Visit the Bookstore:  Stock up on your Gael gear and check out your textbooks at www.iona.bncollege.com.
  • Summer Classes:  If you would like to get an early start, consider our summer course options at www.iona.edu/summersessions.
  • Freshmen Service Project: GO NEW RO on July 8-10, 2014; Learn more at: www.iona.edu/Go-New-Ro.
 

9. Ask Questions…Anytime


Key Admission Dates for Class of 2018

Accepted Students Day April 5, 2014
File for FAFSA to Iona April 15, 2014
Last Look Saturday April 26, 2014
Enrollment deposits due for admitted students May 1, 2014
New Student Freshmen Survey Due May 23, 2014
New Student Orientations
(Chose one, deposit must be paid to register)
June 17-18, 2014
June 24-25, 2014
July 1-2, 2014
July 7-8, 2014
“Go New Ro” Freshmen Service Experience July 8-10, 2014
Residence Hall Room Assignments Available End of July into August
Freshmen Move-In Day August 24, 2014
Welcome Day August 25, 2014
Classes Begin August 26, 2014