Welcome, Class of 2019!

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 Wednesday and Thursdays during the month of April.
  • ACCEPTED STUDENTS DAY - April 18, 2015: 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
Register online at, 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, 2015

  • All students automatically receive scholarship consideration.
  • File your FAFSA at as soon as possible, no later than April 15, 2015, 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
  • Costs: Please refer to 2015-2016 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

3. Submit your enrollment deposit by May 1, 2015

  • Pay your deposit via credit card at or send a check made payable to Iona College.
    • $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: 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 2019 links to fill out your housing paperwork, including the Resident Hall Agreement and Resident Information Card, available online at:

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residential Life at 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:

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 2019 link at

7. Provide Official Academic Credentials by August 1, 2015

  • 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 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
  • Summer Classes: If you would like to get an early start, consider our summer course options at
  • Freshmen Service Project: GO NEW RO on June 30 - July 2; Learn more at:

9. Ask Questions…Anytime

Key Admission Dates for Class of 2019

Accepted Students Day April 18, 2015
File for FAFSA to Iona April 15, 2015
Last Look Sunday April 26, 2015
Enrollment deposits due for admitted students May 1, 2015
New Student Freshmen Survey Due May 22, 2015
New Student Orientations
(Chose one, deposit must be paid to register)
June 16-17, 2015
June 23-24, 2015
June 29-30, 2015
July 7-8, 2015
August 19-20, 2015
“Go New Ro” Freshmen Service Experience June 30 - July 2
Residence Hall Room Assignments Available End of July into August
Freshmen Move-In Day August 23, 2015
Welcome Day August 24, 2015
Classes Begin August 25, 2015