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Student Guide to Information Technology
Apps/Download/Account Management
Activate or unlock your MyPace Portal account, change or reset your password, update your security questions, and download free copies of software such as Microsoft Office and Microsoft Security Essentials: adam.pace.edu

Blackboard
Access your course materials, post assignments, participate in group discussion boards, and much more using this online course management system: blackboard.pace.edu

E-Mail
Communicate with your fellow students, professors, friends and family, and keep your schedules organized using the robust e-mail and calendar system:
New Students: email.pace.edu
Current Students:
google.pace.edu

ePortfolio
Use ePortfolio to collect and showcase your best work and achievements, both from your curricular and extracurricular activities.  ePortfolio can be a great tool to market yourself as well as your talents and skills, and it may even help you land a job!:
eportfolio.pace.edu

FERPA
Opt in and authorize one or more persons (e.g. parents/guardians) to whom your education records may be released.  These records include grades, transcripts, course schedules, and other confidential information: ferpa.pace.edu

MyPace Mobile
Find out how to download the MyPace Mobile app to view the bus schedules, course/ final exam, and more: pace.edu/mypacemobile

My Pace Portal
Click on the Student tab to register for classes, view your class schedule and final grades, review your financial aid, update your personal information, and see important announcements: portal.pace.edu

My PaceAlert Emergency Notification System
Register to receive time-sensitive emergency notifications via telephone (cellular or landline), e-mail and text messaging: alert.pace.edu
System Status
Find out about the
latest IT related system outages, updates, and news:
status.pace.edu

Web File System (WFS)
Use this online storage system to upload and store documents for easy access and retrieval using the web.  Students receive 1 GB of free storage space:
wfs.pace.edu

Wireless Access
Visit this page to learn how to register and connect your mobile device to the Pace Wireless network:
www.pace.edu/wireless
White Pages
Use this online directory to find information such as your MyPace username and e-mail address.  You can also find phone/fax numbers and location for faculty and staff: whitepages.pace.edu


 

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Welcome to Pace University's Information Technology Services (ITS)!

Our goal is to meet the technological needs of students, faculty, and staff by offering a variety of services and assistance to make your experience at Pace enjoyable. 

This page is designed to introduce you to different services and resources to help you prepare for your course study at Pace University.  

New Student Checklist:

Use the White Pages online directory to find information such as your MyPace username and e-mail address

Activate your MyPace Portal account and set up your password, go to Account Activation

Access I.T. systems you will need such as MyPace Portal for information about your courses, accounts, financial aid, grades, etc.

Access your Pace Student E-mail account.

Access your Blackboard account https://blackboard.pace.edu            Note: You must be registered for courses in order to login.

Access your ePortfolio account to add files to your portfolio of your accomplishments https://eportfolio.pace.edu

Activate your Pace OneCard for self-service printing in the Computer Resource Center and Pace University Library PaceUOne.com

Access to the Pace Wireless Network Configuring Wireless

Subscribe to our ITNotices Listserv, to obtain important IT-related updates and information.

Pace students are responsible for reading and abiding to the University’s Appropriate Use Policy for Information Technology

Learn about Information Technology Services variety of services and resources

ITS Help Desk ITS representatives are available by phone, email, and live chat to assist you with any technology related questions or concerns. ITS provides remote, onsite and walk-in service for hardware and software issues for Pace owned equipment or student owned PCs.  You can contact the ITS Help Desk through the following mediums:

          Web: help.pace.edu
          Telephone: 914-773-3333
          E-mail: pacehelpdesk@pace.edu 

Note: The Walk-in Center is located inside the Computer Resource Center on either the New York or Pleasantville campus.

Computer Resource Centers

The Computer Resource Centers (CRCs) provide open-access computer labs for anyone with an active MyPace Portal account. CRC software offerings include many popular word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, graphics software and other packages as well as course-specific offerings for the Mac and PC.

Learn more about:

General IT Security Guidelines
Identity thieves are constantly trying new ways to compromise your devices and to steal your personal information.  Phishing schemes have increased significantly and are getting more sophisticated.  Users need to be extra vigilant when checking email or going online.  The steps below can also help you stay more secure.

  • Make sure you have the latest patches and antivirus updates on your computer and other mobile devices; including smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
  • Never give anyone your username, password, or any other personal info.
  • Do not open emails, attachments, or links from unknown sources.
  • Do not visit untrusted websites; this will reduce any chances of your computer or device getting infected with malware.
  • Physical security of your devices is also important; make sure you enable password PINs on your devices, in case they are ever lost or stolen.

Stay informed about reported spam or phishing schemes by going to http://status.pace.edu or subscribe to our ITNotices Listserv, which will also provide you with additional important IT-related updates.

IT Discounts
ITS offers Higher Education discount programs for Dell and Apple computers.  In addition, many popular software programs are available at educational discounts.

ITS News
Obtain important IT related announcements and subscribe to the ITNotices-L email list to recieve them in your inbox.

MS Lync
This great online tool integrates instant messaging (IM), PC-to-PC audio and video, document and screen-sharing capabilities, and Web Conferencing functionality into one easy to use unified platform that can contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication between students, faculty, and staff.

PaceYourself
This Facebook application gives you the chance to connect and share ideas with other first-year students. Meet other incoming students from your hometown, find out who'll be living in your residence hall, identify others who are considering the same major, and have a network of friends before you even step foot on campus.  With PaceYourself, you'll start the year off knowing where you're going, what you're doing, and who you're doing it with!

Student Printing
Our Pharos “green” initiative offers printing, copying, and scan-to-email capabilities on all three campuses.  As a student, you can conveniently print from any Computer Resource Center location as well as from the Birnbaum or Mortola Libraries.  In addition, you can print from home or your dorm room by installing a remote printing client on your computer.

Supported Hardware and Supported Applications
ITS Client Support Office is a Dell, HP, IBM, Macintosh and "A Plus" repair service center. Review which Pace system versions are supported and recommendations for hardware/software.

For more IT Resources , please visit the Students IT Resources page