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Welcome, Class of 2021!

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.
  • Join us for an online chat. Register for a chat here.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

  • All students automatically receive scholarship consideration.
  • File your FAFSA at as soon as possible 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 Federal Student Identification Login (FSAID) from the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Costs: Please refer to 2016-2017 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

  • 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 admission letter) 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 over 1,400 students. 
A meal plan is required for all residential students and is included in the Room and Board. Learn more about meal plans
To learn more about living on campus and the steps you need to complete to be a residential student, visit the Incoming First Year and Transfer Student Housing webpage.
The Incoming First Year and Transfer Student Housing webpage provides the following:
  • Outline of the process to become a residential student
  • How to sign up for housing
  • Guides you can download to for assistance 
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residential Life (914-633-2336) or

6. Provide Mandatory Health Records  

A student health form and immunization records must be submitted at orientation or prior to the start of classes or move in day. Follow the link at

7. Provide Official Academic Credentials by August 1, 2017

  • 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 online 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

9. Ask Questions… Anytime

Key Admission Dates for Class of 2021

Accepted Students Day Sunday, April 9, 2017
File for FAFSA to Iona Saturday, April 15, 2017
Last Look Sunday Sunday, April 23, 2017
Enrollment Deposit for Admitted Students Monday, May 1, 2017
New Student Freshmen Survey Due TBA
New Student Orientations
(Choose one, deposit must be paid to register)
Thursday & Friday -- June 15-16, 2017
Monday & Tuesday -- June 19-20, 2017
Thursday & Friday -- June 22-23, 2017
Go New Ro Freshmen Service Experience
Iona in Mission: Get Moving!
Wednesday & Thursday -- June 28-29, 2017*
Residence Hall Room Assignments TBA
Freshmen Move-In Day Sunday, August 20, 2017
Welcome Day Monday, August 21, 2017
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 22, 2017

*Application deadline for Go New Ro Freshmen Service Experience/Iona in Mission: Get Moving! is Friday, May 12, 2017.