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Orientation: Welcome to Iona!

The Iona orientation program is filled with engaging activities designed to introduce you to your classmates, to encourage team building and to give you opportunities to work with student orientation team leaders. You'll learn about the opportunities you'll have for research, internships, service learning and study abroad. You'll be introduced to Iona's mission and be made aware of the College services available to you.

All incoming students must take part in one of the orientation sessions to best prepare you for the year ahead.

Meet your Orientation Leaders & Staff.

Registration is now live for Summer 2020 Orientation!

Iona looks forward to welcoming all our newest Gaels at New Student and Family Orientation! The safety and well-being of our students has always been Iona’s top priority. As such, we will be offering a robust online Orientation program beginning in June. The New Student Orientation program will launch in a virtual platform on the first date of your scheduled Orientation session. For example, if you registered for Orientation Session 1 (June 8 – 9) there will be an online session on June 8. All incoming students will be receiving detailed information about the exciting Orientation program we’ve planned. The College will continue to monitor conditions related to COVID-19 and we look forward to bringing new students together in person as soon as it is safe to do so.

Please continue to register for one of the Orientation dates below. Contact the Office of Student Development at (914) 633-2360 or for more information.

All new students entering Iona for the Fall 2020 semester must register for one of the following virtual Orientation Welcome Sessions to kick-off the 2020 Orientation programs:

Orientation 1: Monday, June 8

Orientation 2: Thursday, June 11

Orientation 3: Tuesday, June 16

Additional log-in and viewing details will be sent via email to registrants.

Incoming students must also log into PeopleSoft to register for their free 1-credit Orientation course which will meet weekly via Zoom beginning the week of June 22, 2020. The course will meet virtually once a week for one hour and run through the week of August 3, 2020. For additional information, please read these instructions on how to register for the free 1-credit Orientation course, review the instructions that have been sent to your email or contact the Center for Advising and Academic Services.

Questions? Concerns?
See the FAQs page for the Summer orientation sessions.