Resources for Students

Pace University has a growing national reputation for offering students opportunity, teaching and learning based on research, civic involvement, an international perspective, and measurable outcomes. The university is proud of its personal approach to education. Lubin students are highly motivated individuals seeking to improve their lives, and the School's programs offer flexibility, accessibility, and convenience. A variety of academic resources are available on all campuses to help you realize your academic goals.

The Lubin Calendar
Visit the The Lubin Calendar for upcoming special events, student activities, organizational meetings, career workshops, academic information sessions, and other events of interest.

The Lubin Listserv
Get Connected! Join the Lubin Listserv today! The Lubin Listserv gives Lubin students access to information, news, events and opportunities. By joining the Lubin Listserv you will:
  • Learn about what is happening at Lubin and Pace that is of particular interest to students
  • Find out about scholarships, grants, and sponsorship opportunities
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest information regarding business/career seminars and other special events
  • Find out about special guests such as the Executives and Entrepreneurs in Residence
  • Get invited to networking events where you will have opportunities meet executives working in your chosen field
Click to join the Lubin Listserv.

Executive and Entrepreneur in Residence Programs
The Lubin Executive in Residence Program and Entrepreneur in Residence Program provide students with a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with entrepreneurs and leaders of industry from around the world. Top corporate executives interact with Lubin students and faculty, both in the classroom and in informal settings.

International seminars and conferences
Throughout the year, the Center for Global Business Programs sponsors international seminars and conferences that bring together senior executives from South America, Asia, Europe, and the United States.

International field studies
Lubin offers short-term international field studies that allows you to experience another culture and to observe foreign government, education, and commerce. Students participating in international field studies in marketing and international management have recently traveled to Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Italy, Japan, and Mexico.

Honor societies and professional organizations
Student leadership organizations enable Lubin students to get involved in the corporate life of the student body. Leadership groups concern themselves with both academic and co-curricular aspects of student life. Lubin students are known as achievers. They consistently receive national and regional recognition for their accomplishments.

Computer and Internet resources
Pace University's PACENet connects all buildings on all campuses and offers a high-speed link to the Internet as well as other internal University resources. Cabled network access is available in the dormitories, library, student union, classrooms, and other locations throughout the university. Laptop users can access the Web through wireless hubs in the library, cafeteria, student union, and other common areas of the campuses. Computer labs, called Computer Resource Centers (CRCs) are open access rooms dedicated to student coursework and faculty research. CRCs on each campus offer a host of services including Web access, e-mail accounts, and self-paced documentation. CRCs are supported, day and evening, by full-time staff and part-time student consultants.
 


Smart Classrooms
All labs and classrooms have full access to the Internet. Some classrooms on each campus are equipped with Pentium computers, and many others have laptop connections at every student position.

Global Portfolio Analysis Center (G-PACT)
The Global Portfolio Analysis Center, also known as the Trading Room, offers a hands-on trading enviroment, simulated market trading tools, Telerate Ticker, The Moneyline Real Time Trading System, The StockVal Analytic Trading System, Compustat and Crisp Databases, Wharton Research Data Services, AuditAnalytics, The First Call Historical Database, and other cutting-edge financial software.

Accounting and Marketing Labs
Accounting Labs are located in New York City and Pleasantville, and are staffed by peer tutors. The Accounting Labs offer assistance in the foundation and upper-level accounting courses by working in small group tutorials. Peer tutors are accounting majors who have completed specific courses and received a B+ or better. Professional consultants are Pace faculty members who are familiar with the difficult content areas. Specific areas include: fundamental accounting principles and financial and managerial accounting. For more information, please call (212) 346-1329 or (914) 773-3689.

State-of-the-art Marketing Labs, located in New York City and Pleasantville, are equipped with the latest computer equipment and software, including the Telmar system and desktop publishing. The Marketing Labs enable students to be on the cutting edge of marketing technology. The Interactive and Direct Marketing Lab is a one-of-a-kind, Pace exclusive, student-run direct and interactive marketing agency, which offers internships to juniors, seniors and graduate students.

Libraries
The Pace University Library has locations on each campus:

Henry Birnbaum Library
New York Campus - 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY

Graduate Center Library
1 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY

Edward & Doris Mortola Library
Pleasantville Campus - 861 Bedford Road

There are more than 600,000 bibliographic titles and many periodicals in the libraries of Pace University. Additional titles are accessible via the regional consortium of libraries (ConnectNY). The Electronic and Digital Collection includes 11,000 electronic books and about 29,000 independent journal titles, accessible by authenitcated remote users anywhere and anytime. The library has started laying the foundation for gradually internationalizing the online catalog system of the University, beginning with the Spanish catalog interface in Fall 2005. Library resources also include:
  • Real-time reference advising by way of online chat, telephone, and e-mail
  • Electronic Reserves used by the faculty to place their required readings so that students can access them anywhere, anytime
  • Remote Access to more than Library Databases for authenticated students, faculty and staff. There are at least 110 different databases of specialized nature ranging form computer science and technology to medicine, nursing and social sciences information including the humanities.
  • Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan services makes requested documents available to authenticated users anywhere, anytime provided valid accounts are created. This dissolves geographic barriers because requested materials are made available in quite a rapid fashion eliminating the need to transport requested documents by snail mail. The Pace Library is one of the first to implement this in the United States.
  • Business Subject Guides - helpful lists of key reference materials, with recommended databases, Web sites, etc. for students researching a particular business topic
  • Access to Business Research Databases (for locating journal articles, company financial information, annual reports, trade statistics, etc. online):
  • Periodical Lists in the subject area of business
  • Business and Company Resource Center - company profiles, company brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, articles from periodicals, and detailed company and industry news and information.

Business Research Resources
Equal Educational Opportunities
The University's commitment to equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities includes providing reasonable accommodations for the needs of students with disabilities. To request an accommodation for a qualifying disability, a student must self-identify and register with the Coordinator of Disability Services for his or her campus. No one, including faculty, is authorized to evaluate the need and arrange for an accommodation except the Coordinator of Disability Services. Moreover, no one, including faculty, is authorized to contact the Coordinator of Disability Services on behalf of a student. For further information, please see Resources for Pace University Students with Disabilities.

Academic Services

Helpful Links
BSchool.com - Provides a link to every undergraduate, graduate, and executive education business program Web site. They also critique and highlight the use of the Web within these business education programs.
Embark.com - Provides information for how to prepare for business school, how to choose the right school, and how to apply.
Gmac.com: Graduate Management Admission Council - A not-for-profit education association dedicated to creating access to graduate management and professional education.
Official MBA Guide - Database with vital information for prospective MBA students on MBA programs and business tools.
Secrets to MBA Admissions - Tips to make the most of your MBA application, test scores, references, and career experiences.
The MBA Guidebook - Answers to many questions about how schools are ranked, accredited, etc. Questions you should ask when choosing an MBA program.