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Off-Campus Housing Mission

Off-Campus Housing is committed to educating students about the concept of community and their role as citizens in a global community. Off-Campus Housing is a member of the Division of Student Life, and works ethically and collaboratively with other campus offices to support the Mission of Iona College. Off-Campus Housing also actively collaborates with neighborhood associations, municipal leaders, local businesses, landlords, and commuter and off-campus students to maintain a safe, high quality of life and a strong sense of community for all constituencies on-campus and in the greater New Rochelle community.

Off-Campus Housing:

  • Advocates for off-campus and commuter students in the community and on campus;
  • Educates residential and non-residential students about transitional issues faced by off-campus students including locating safe and legal off-campus housing;
  • Works to keep off-campus and commuter students connected to the Iona community;
  • Builds relationships and provides opportunities for dialogue and interaction with neighborhood associations, local governing agencies, landlords, and local businesses;
  • Helps build relationships between Iona students and citizens in the New Rochelle community while raising awareness of each others' needs and concerns;
  • Helps build relationships and integrate Iona College with the surrounding community; and
  • Provides resources and services to off-campus and commuter students.