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5 College Sophomore

Parking: There are parking lots everywhere so that you can park your car close to your classes. The garage is huge!

3 Recent Alumnus

Parking: If you didn't have a car on campus you could easily walk.

2 College Senior

Parking: The parking is usually pretty good and there are spots available.

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4 College Junior

Parking: I find parking all the time, whether it be on campus or off, sometimes parking has to be done fairly far from your classroom, but a little exercise never hurt anybody.


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Students who either commute to campus or have a car on campus certainly know the ways of parking on campus. Getting a spot is hit or miss. In order to park on campus, a pass is needed, which is free to students, excluding resident freshmen and sophomores. It is very important for students to display these passes clearly on their cars, as Campus Security is very strict with parking. Since the campus is relatively small, it is not easy for a student to get away with a parking violation, considering security is always looking to keep the parking situation in order. Many times there are not enough spots in the smaller parking lots, so students are stuck either going to the parking garage or finding a spot on a side street, which is extremely hard to get during the day.

The parking garage can be an issue for many students since it is located in the back of campus and students with class on the other side of school are stuck with a 10-minute walk across campus. The garage, however, is located next to the business school, so students from here will not have a problem with parking and getting to class on time.

Facts & Statistics

Student Parking Lot?
Hagan Hall parking garage, Montgomery Parking Lot, and Murphy Center Parking Lot
Freshmen Allowed to Park?
Freshman residents are not allowed to have a car, but waivers can be issued for special cases.
Approximate Parking Permit Cost
There is no fee for a parking permit, but a replacement will cost $10.
Common Parking Tickets
  • Faculty/staff space: $20
  • No Iona College parking permit: $20
  • Prohibited area: $20
Best Places to Find a Spot
  • Outside of Rice Hall
  • Parking garage
  • Streets around campus
Good Luck Getting a Spot Here
  • Summit Avenue
  • Montgomery Parking Lot
  • Murphy Center Parking Lot
Getting a Parking Permit
The Department of Campus Safety and Security makes available parking permits to all students except resident freshmen and sophomores. They, however, do have the option to seek a waiver if there is a serious need to bring a car on campus.
Parking Services
Campus Safety and Security
Spellman Hall
(914) 633-2560
Did You Know?
Iona's campus security employees are employed by the College and are New York State licensed security officers. The staff runs a 24/7 operation to keep students safe at all times.

Student Polls

How convenient is off-campus parking?    Based on 45 responses

  • 13% It's free, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 62% It's free, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 2% The cost is reasonable, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 20% The cost is reasonable, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 2% The cost is totally outrageous, but you can usually find a spot.
  • 0% The cost is totally outrageous, and there are never any open spots.

Rate the campus parking on the following topics    Based on 44 responses

Very poor
  • Distance from class
  • Distance from dorms
  • Ease of finding a spot
  • Parking enforcement
  • Permit cost
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