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Frequently asked questions

What is the Co-op and Career Services program?
Pace University's Co-op and Career Services program provides free guidance and consultation to all Pace students wishing to explore career options, or apply for internships/jobs. The center's internship program is one of the largest of its kind in metropolitan New York, with more than 1,100 Pace students working in internship positions at 500 companies every year. Co-op and Career Services also provides:

  • More than 200 alumni career advisers - an instant network of great contacts.
  • Campus recruiting and job fairs, with more than 500 employers visiting Pace campuses annually to interview students.
  • Job search tools and online job postings.
  • Interviewing workshops, business etiquette seminars, credential files, and more.

What services are available for international students?
Pace's international student population comes from more than 90 countries, and makes up 10% of Pace's student body. Two major services available for international students are:

  • International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)
    Assists students with matters of special concern to international students. The office provides information prior to student's arrivals, conducts orientation programs, advises on visa and employment matters, legal rights and responsibilities, health insurance, adjustment issues and personal concerns, and coordinates a variety of programs and activities on campus.
  • English Language Institute (ELI)
    The ELI prepares international students to adapt successfully at Pace. The curriculum is designed to help students who are academically qualified to study at Pace but who will need to improve their English before enrolling in credit courses full time. As an ELI student, your son or daughter will have access to all University facilities. The ELI offers summer courses, as well as regular academic year courses.

Does Pace have a safety/security department?
Yes. Pace has a professional security staff on duty and visible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni must show identification to enter the premises, and all visitors must register at the security stations before entering. The Safety & Security staff also provides an escort service at both campuses. Students may request an escort to walk them between any two points on campus.

How does Pace meet the needs of students with disabilities?
Pace takes seriously its obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. A student with a disability who believes that he or she will need an auxiliary aid or other accommodations must notify the Counseling Center prior to the beginning of classes. Find out more information about Disability Services at Pace.

Does Pace provide tutoring programs?
Yes. Pace offers free, walk-in tutoring programs to all students in a variety of subjects at different course levels. In addition, Pace operates a Writing Center for students who wish to receive feedback on essays or research papers.

Does Pace have health services on campus?
Yes. University Health Care offers a full range of primary care services to the Pace community, with locations on both campuses. Our health centers are staffed by nurse practitioners and physicians. Services available include:

  • Health education
  • Health assessment with complete physical examinations
  • Women's healthcare
  • Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses
  • First aid for minor injuries
  • Management of chronic health problems