The Center for Academic Excellence embodies Pace University’s commitment to your academic success. That means that, together, our programs, offices, and resources form a comprehensive academic support network that can assist you as you find your ideal path and pursue your degree. Whether guiding you through your academic and social transition to college, helping you clarify career goals and explore majors, providing tutoring that helps you meet the challenges of college study, or providing unique leadership and service opportunities, the CAE is an important part of your experience here at Pace.
In an effort to support the academic success of our students, the Academic Progress Reports program is online for the convenience of Faculty and Advisors. Click here for more information, instructions and to log in.
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The Exploring Majors Office helps students make informed and realistic decisions about passions, values and skills as they relate to majors at Pace. When helping students choose a major, we are mindful of the life students want and the work they are inspired to do.
Advising Center for Exploring Majors
CAP is an intensive academic support and advisement program designed to assist first-year students in meeting the demands of a college education, navigating the transition from high school to college, and building a solid foundation for a successful college experience.
Challenge to Achievement at Pace (CAP) Program
The FYE Office supports the transition of all incoming first year and transfer students, and provides them with a variety of academic programs and services throughout their first year as well as connecting students to various programs, events, activities and resources.
First Year and Transfer Student Experience
The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) uses an array of programs and a holistic approach to assist students with academic skills and content knowledge. We are dedicated to developing independent learners by creating purposeful interactions with trained, well-qualified peer and professional staff.
Learning Assistance Center
The CAE provides Accommodated Testing (PLV only) and Deferred/Conflict Exams (NYC/PLV) for approved students. More information and links to the appropriate offices, including the Office of Disability Services, can be found here.
Placement Testing is given for incoming first-year and qualifying transfer students in Mathematics, Writing and Modern Languages. Links to the online tests as well as sample placement tests for Mathematics can be found here.
The Academic Leadership Award is given by the CAE each year to a graduating senior who best exemplifies academic citizenship through leadership and achievement; this includes serving as an FYE or CAP UNV 101 Peer Leader, tutor, or special discussion group peer leader.
The Academic Leadership Award
The CAE helps advise the following prestigious Pace University Honor Societies associated with class standing: Alpha Lambda Delta for freshmen, Lambda Sigma for sophomores, and Alpha Chi for juniors and seniors.
Class Honor Societies