Pre-College Summer Program Admitted Students

Health Insurance

All students are expected to be on a health insurance plan while enrolled at Iona Pre-College. Please make sure to bring copies of your health insurance card to campus. If you are not enrolled on a health insurance plan, please review the information provided by the Iona Wellness Center for health insurance purchase.

Travel Arrangements

Check-In/Move-In/Arrival to Campus
All students will move in on Sunday, July 9, at designated times which will be provided in the admit package.

All students must check-in at the residence hall in order to receive their classroom locations, Iona identification card and other important information. There will be a welcome session the afternoon of July 9 and attendance is required.

Move-Out/Departure from Campus
All students will depart on Saturday, July 22, by noon. Students should book departure travel (scheduled flights, trains and buses) no earlier than 3 p.m. to allow time to reach airports, etc.

Shuttle Requests
Shuttles to campus on move-in day and on the last day of the program may be requested on the Pre-College Application form.  Shuttles are free and run at specific, pre-arranged times to and from the Iona campus to JFK International Airport and to the local New Rochelle train station.

Please note that shuttles are only for Pre-College student participants and are available at pre-scheduled times. Students are therefore advised to consult with the shuttle schedule prior to arranging for airplane/train transportation to/from New Rochelle. Taxi service is available for students arriving and departing outside of the designated shuttle hours.

Dining Information
Students will be dining in Vitanza Commons in Spellman Hall. The Pre-College summer program includes all meals (three/day).

Packing for Pre-College… Don’t Forget:

  • Photo identification (high school identification, driver’s license, passport, etc.)
  • Medical insurance identification card
  • Personal spending money. We strongly encourage you NOT to keep large amounts of cash in your room. There is an ATM on campus, as well as banks and other ATMs on/near campus.
Personal Supplies:
  • Fan(s)
  • Comforter/pillow/sheets; twin size, extra-long
  • Towels/washcloths/shower shoes (flip-flops/sandals)
  • Basket to carry toiletries to and from the bathroom
  • Laundry supplies (laundry machines run by a pre-paid card swipe)
  • Hangers
  • Surge Protector/Power Strip (12 gauge, grounded)
Academic Supplies:
  • All textbooks are provided for the two-week course.
  • Basic academic supplies can also be purchased at the Iona Bookstore.
See a suggested packing list.

Do Not Bring the Following Items:
Please note that room checks are done of each residence hall room by residence hall staff without prior notification.
  • Pets or animals
  • Extension cords – only surge protectors and power strips are permitted
  • Motor vehicles – Residential Pre-College students are not allowed to bring a vehicle.
  • Televisions – are permitted but not recommended. TVs are available in lounge areas.
P.S. If you forget something, items are available at the Iona College Bookstore and other nearby stores.

What Is There to Do Outside of the Classroom?

Pre-College offers a wide variety of activities!
  • Utilize the workout facilities, gyms and pool
  • Watch a recently released movie at a “Movie on the Quad” event
  • Attend a program in your residence hall main lounge – like pool tournaments, cooking lessons, kickball, tye-dye, ice-cream socials, animal therapy session, etc.

Off-Campus Trips
The Pre-College staff have planned exciting activities for the weekend of July 15-16. These activities will be included in your admit package. 


Tuition and Fees

The summer 2017 program fee will be $3,350, which includes housing, meals, tuition, transportation, trips, etc.

Contact Claire Morrissey for more information: 845-620-1350 ext. 1973 or at