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There are a variety of ways to get to the Westchester campus - car, train, or bus.

Westchester Campus
861 Bedford Rd.
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 773-3200
 
The Pleasantville campus and Briarcliff location in mid-Westchester County are set on 200 acres of rolling countryside where the University flourishes as a preeminent institution of higher education, offering a broad range of undergraduate degree programs, and graduate programs in nursing. In 1977, Pace acquired Briarcliff College, 10 miles from Pleasantville in Briarcliff Manor. Residence halls, recreational facilities and administrative offices are located here. Pace administers these locations together and provides shuttle bus service between the campuses. A map of the Pleasantville campus (PDF)  and its surrounding location is available for download.

By Car

Below are directions from the North, South, East and West.  Visit Yahoo maps to create door-to-door directions to our Pleasantville campus.

Saw Mill River Parkway– Northbound

  • Take exit 26, “Taconic State Parkway.” The first exit on the Taconic Parkway is for PaceUniversity at Pleasantville – Route 117. At the end of the exit there is a traffic light. Entrances one and two to the campus are directly in front of you, straight across the intersection. If you turn right at the light and proceed east on Rte 117, entrance three is 2/10 of a mile on the left. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

Saw Mill River Parkway- Southbound  

  • Take Exit 29, “Manville Road/Pleasantville.”  At the stop sign, turn left onto Manville Road. Travel 2/10 of a mile. At the stop sign, turn right onto Route 117 (Bedford Road). The campus is 3/10 of a mile on the right. You will see three entrances, marked three, then two, then one. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

Sprain Brook Parkway and the Taconic State Parkway – Northbound

  • Take the Sprain Brook Parkway northbound. At the Hawthorne interchange, the Sprain Brook will lead directly onto the Taconic State Parkway. The first exit on the Taconic Parkway is for Pace University at “Pleasantville – Route 117.” At the end of the exit there is a traffic light. Entrance one and two to the campus are directly in front of you, straight across the intersection. If you turn right at the light and proceed east on Rte 117, entrance three is 2/10 of a mile on the left. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

Taconic State Parkway– Southbound

  • Take the exit “Pleasantville Road/Pleasantville.” At the end of the exit, at the light, turn left and proceed under the Taconic Parkway. Continue on Pleasantville Road to the third traffic light. Turn right at this light and proceed 2/10 of a mile. At the stop sign turn right onto Route 117 (Bedford Road). The campus is 3/10 of a mile on the right. You will see three entrances, marked three, then two, then one. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

Cross Westchester Expressway – Route 287 –Westbound

  • Take exit 3 to the Sprain Brook Parkway northbound and proceed north as above.

Tappan ZeeBridge and Cross Westchester Expressway – Route 287 –East

  • After paying the toll on the Tappan Zee Bridge, stay in the right lane and proceed south on Route 87 (New York State Thruway). Get off at Exit 8A, which is marked: Route 87South/Rte 119/SawMill Parkway NORTH. Remain in the right lane as the exit splits. Follow the Saw Mill River Parkway North and get off at exit 26, “Taconic State Parkway.” The first exit on the Taconic Parkway is for Pace University at Pleasantville – Route 117. At the end of the exit there is a traffic light. Entrance one and two to the campus are directly in front of you, straight across the intersection. If you turn right at the light and proceed east on Rte 117, entrance three is 2/10 of a mile on the left. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

From Manhattan and Bronx:

Major Deegan – New York State Thruway -Route 87 - Northbound

  • Take exit 7A “Saw Mill River Parkway North” and follow the directions above.

Route 9A – Northbound

  • Follow Rte 9A north and exit at “Route 117/Sleepy Hollow/Pleasantville.” This will be a left lane exit. At the end of the exit, at the traffic light, turn right and proceed under the Taconic State Parkway to the first traffic light. Turn left into entrance one and two, or proceed east 2/10 of a mile to entrance three. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

Route 9A – Southbound

  • Follow Route 9 into Croton on Hudson and take the exit for Route 9A “Briarcliff Manor.” Exit at Route 117/Sleepy Hollow/Pleasantville. This will be a left lane exit. At the top of the exit, at the light, turn left and proceed under the Taconic State Parkway to the first traffic light. Turn left for entrance one and two, or proceed 2/10 of a mile east and turn left into entrance three. Entrance three is the most popular entrance with access to our residence halls and administrative buildings.

BY TRAIN

Take the Metro-North Railroad Harlem Line to Pleasantville Station. For schedule information, call Metro-North direct at 1-800-METRO-INFO or visit the Metro-North Web site.

  • During the Fall and Spring academic semesters, connect to the Pace Shuttle Bus, which stops at Memorial Plaza at the southwest corner of the Pleasantville train station. The shuttle bus picks you up from the train station twice an hour at approximately 5 and 35 minutes after the hour (until 6:00 p.m.) and takes you to the campus, with stops at Miller, Wilcox and on mail runs, Castelton). Consult our schedule at www.pace.edu/transportation.
  • Take the Bee-Line Bus #6 to the campus (see below).

By bus

The campus in Pleasantville is served by the Bee-Line Bus System. Route 6 of that system, “Yonkers/White Plains/Pleasantville,” terminates at Memorial Plaza, Pleasantville, near the Pleasantville train station. You can connect with the Pace shuttle bus as described above. For schedule information, call Bee-Line system at (914) 813-7777 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. weekdays, or visit the Bee-Line Bus System Web site.