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New York City Master Plan

Project Updates

As Pace begins construction to renovate the New York City campus and create exciting new spaces for our community, the Master Plan team, including Security and Facilities personnel will work hard to minimize disruption and maintain normal campus operations. We are working closely with Sciame Construction, our construction management firm, to coordinate the project and campus logistics.

In addition, there are other important projects taking place on campus this summer related to ongoing campus maintenance and building improvement in student services.

Please check here frequently for project updates.


Wayfinding Updates

More information coming soon.


Project Calendar

One Pace Plaza

Phase 1 of the Master Plan will begin this summer on the 1st Floor and B Level. Services, department, and staff are relocating as follows:

  • The Welcome Center will relocate to the 1st floor of 157 William Street on May 26. Admissions staff will relocate on June 16. These departments will operate out of 157 William Street until the conclusion of Phase 1 in fall 2018.
  • The Satellite Document Services Center (1st floor, 1 Pace Plaza) will relocate permanently to room W207B on the 2nd floor of 1 Pace Plaza.
  • Outtakes currently located on the 1st Floor of 1 Pace Plaza will relocate to the B Level, outside the Bianco Room, where it will be located until the conclusion of Phase 1 in fall 2018.
  • Office of Student Assistance and Financial Aid will be relocating permanently to the 5th floor of 156 William Street on June 20. 
  • The ID Office will be located on the B level of 1 Pace Plaza in the student mailroom during the summer.  It will move to the 5th floor of 156 William Street after the start of the fall semester.
  • The Meditation Room currently on the B Level of 1 Pace Plaza will move to room Y23B on the 2nd floor of 1 Pace Plaza on May 26.
  • The north lawn will close as of mid-June through fall 2018.

41 Park Row

Phase 1 of the Master Plan will begin this summer on the B Level, 1st and 2nd Floors. Services, department, and staff are relocating as follows:

  • The Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore will close its 41 Park Row location on May 24. It will reopen as a Campus Spirit Store in 157 William Street, where it will be located until the conclusion of Phase 1 in fall 2018.
  • The Center for Academic Excellence and Tutoring Center will move to the 17th floor of 163 William Street on June 13.
  • Document Services (B Level 41 Park Row) will move to the 4th floor of 163 William Street in mid-June. This is a permanent relocation.
  • The Adjunct Lounge will move to the 10th Floor of 163 William Street. This is a temporary move. The Lounge will reopen on the B Level of 41 Park Row at the conclusion of Phase 1 in fall 2018.
  • The University Health Center will move to the 6th floor of Maria’s Tower at the end of August. This is a permanent relocation.

Administrative Office Relocations

To facilitate the Master Plan moves and enable academic growth in 163 William Street, we are moving several administrative departments to a new leased office space at 110 William Street. The following departments are moving:

  • From 156 William Street
    • Development and Alumni Relations (June 5)
    • Human Resources (June 7)
    • Information Technology Services (June 7)
  • From 163 William Street
    • Enrollment Management (June 8)
    • University Relations (June 12)

In addition to the New York City Master Plan, there are other projects taking place on campus:

  • The final phase of the Goldstein Lab renovation will take place on the 3rd floor of 1 Pace Plaza.
  • Lecture Halls North and South will be closed for abatement. The computer labs will remain open.
  • Sprinkler Installation in 41 Park Row. Please see schedule of floors below.

Sprinkler Installation

Pace University’s Facilities and Capital Projects department will begin the important process of installing sprinklers on all the floors of 41 Park Row, which is required by New York City Building code. The work will begin on May 16 and end on August 25. The installation is estimated to be completed on each floor within one week’s time.

The Facilities and Capital Projects department will work with each area to go over the process in more detail. The installation schedule is as follows:

Floor Scheduled Dates
12th May 16 thru May 20
16th May 22 thru May 26 (possible evenings)
15th May 30 thru June 3
11th June 5 thru June 9
7th June 12 thru June 16
6th June 19 thru June 23
5th June 26 thru June 30
4th July 5 thru July 11
3rd July 17 thru July 21
8th July 24 thru July 28
9th July 31 thru August 4
13th August 7 thru August 11
14th August 14 thru August 18 (possible evenings)
Roof August 21 thru August 25

 

Pace University Campus Bookstore

To fully develop the student landscape of Phase I of the NYC Master Plan, the bookstore will be relocated from 41 Park Row. During construction (June 2017 to August 2018), the store will temporarily be moved to the first floor of 157 William St.
Students can visit the bookstore and make purchases at 41 Park Row until May 22, 2017. When Phase I construction is complete (scheduled for Fall 2018), the bookstore will move to the first floor of 1 Pace Plaza and will become a Spirit Store, focusing on selling Pace merchandise.

Beginning in June 2017, all textbooks can be ordered online and shipped for free through Barnes and Noble, as the physical store will no longer sell textbooks.

As of June 1, 2017, a new digital locker system will be implemented on campus and in the residence halls. The digital locker system will make delivering all packages to students quicker and also make it easier for students to have their textbooks delivered to campus.

Further information on the digital lockers will be communicated once the process has been finalized.


 

Frankfort Lot

In order to implement Phase I of the NYC Master Plan, Sciame Construction will be utilizing the Frankfort Lot for mobilization and deliveries.

As a result, parking in the lot between 5/15/17 through 5/23/17 will be limited to those with permanent parking privileges only, and only in designated spaces.

Beginning on Wednesday 5/24/17, the Frankfort Lot will be closed to all vehicles for the remainder of the Master Plan Project, which is estimated to be completed in late 2018.