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Welcome, Class of 2023!

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!

2. Apply for Financial Aid

3. Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

  • Pay your deposit via credit card or send a check made payable to Iona College.
    • $800 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! Any student who has paid a deposit can sign-up for orientation. 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 at (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.

7. Provide Official Academic Credentials by August 1, 2019

  • 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 on the bookstore website.

9. Ask Questions… Anytime

Key Admission Dates for Class of 2023

Accepted Students Day Saturday, April 13, 2019
Registration Opens Sunday, April 14, 2019
File for FAFSA to Iona Monday, April 15, 2019, 
but can be submitted as early as October 1, 2018
Last Look Weekend Saturday, April 27 and Sunday April 28
Enrollment Deposit for Admitted Students Wednesday, May 1, 2019
New Student Freshmen Survey Due TBA
New Student Orientations
(Choose one, deposit must be paid to register)
Orientation 1: June 10-11
Orientation 2: June 13-14
Orientation 3: June 18-19
Get Moving! Freshmen Service Experience TBA
Residence Hall Room Assignments July 2019
Freshmen Move-In Day Sunday, August 25
Welcome Day Monday, August 26
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 27