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Dr. Nyre with students

Parent & Family Orientation Schedule

Day One:

Thursday June 7, Monday June 11, Thursday June 14, Thursday August 23

8:30-9:30 a.m.: Registration & Check-In
Location: Mulcahy Gym, Hynes Athletics Center

Welcome to Orientation! Check-in your student at Mulcahy Gym!

8:30-9:30 a.m.: Breakfast for Parents & Resource Fair 
Location: Hynes East Gymnasium, Hynes Athletics Center

A complimentary breakfast is available. Following that, you will have the chance to visit tables around the room and meet representatives from various departments on-campus.

8:30-9:30 am: Financial Aid Questions*
Location: Judge Academic Center, Hynes Athletics Center
Visit with a financial aid administrator and get your questions answered. *Optional Session
You may also contact Student Financial Services in McSpedon Hall Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm or via sfs@iona.edu

9:30-9:45 a.m.: Parent OL Introductions
Location: Hynes East Gymnasium, Hynes Athletics Center

Get to know the orientation leaders that will be guiding you around throughout the day.
 
9:45-10:15 a.m. Getting Started: Letting College Happen (Counseling Center)
Location: Hynes East Gymnasium, Hynes Athletics Center

Your student’s Iona College journey begins today! This session takes you through this important adjustment period step by step, and offers valuable tips on how to be support your student’s growth.
 
10:15-11 a.m.: An Iona Welcome
Location: Hynes East Gymnasium, Hynes Athletics Center

Welcome to Iona! Time to welcome the Class of 2022 to campus!
While this is a joint session for students and families, students will be sitting with their Orientation groups.
 
11-11:30 a.m. Career and Professional Development: Gael Ready!
Location: Mulcahy Gym, Hynes Athletics Center

Learn how the Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development supports students at every stage of their professional and career development through direct engagement and providing access to outstanding programs and resources with the goal of developing lifelong skills leading to successful and meaningful career outcomes. 
 
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Academic Advising & Support Services
Location: Mulcahy Gym, Hynes Athletics Center

Learn more about the offices working together to provide students guidance and support along the journey to academic excellence. Today you will meet the staff of the Center for Advising, the Samuel Rudin Academic Resource Center, the Student Accessibility and Disabilities Services Office, and the Office of Student Success. Each office providing services that every student will need or use in their first year at Iona.

12:15-12:45 p.m. Student Life Support Services
Location: Mulcahy Gym, Hynes Athletics Center

Join us for an overview of campus life and the Division of Student Life support services. This session will include important information ranging from social and spiritual engagement opportunities, campus security, housing, mental and physical health, to student conduct, parental expectations, alcohol policies and notifications, Title IX, and more.
 
12:45-1:15 p.m.: Student Financial Services
Location: Hynes East Gymnasium, Hynes Athletics Center

Learn more about financial aid, payment plans, and resources available.
 
1:15 p.m. Closing Lunch
Location: Thomas J. Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall

Get to know fellow Iona parents and families over lunch before heading out for the day. Offices will be open on campus if there are any remaining questions.