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Admission Counselor: A University representative who guides prospective students throughout the admission process. Each state, region, or city has a designated Pace admission counselor.
Birnbaum: Refers to the Birnbaum Library, located on the New York City campus.
Challenge to Achivement at Pace (CAP): A program for first-year students enrolled at Pace. CAP students take classes geared toward helping them adjust to the academic pressures of a college education.
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE): Encompasses First-Year Programs, the Tutoring and Writing Centers, and Challenge to Achievement at Pace. CAE also administers first-year placement testing for all incoming Pace students.
Common Application: A general college application that can be used when applying to multiple colleges or universities. Pace accepts the Common Application, as long as it is submitted with a mandatory Pace supplement. There is no preference given to applicants who apply to Pace through either the Common Application or Pace's application for admission.
Cooperative Education and Career Services (Co-op and Career Services): The Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services helps place more than 1,000 Pace students in career-enhancing internships every year. Students may consult with Co-op and Career Services for help with resumes, cover letters, business correspondence, etiquette, and more. All workshops and services are free to Pace students and alumni. All Pace students have access to Co-op and Career Services' online database of employer information and alumni industry contacts.
Core Curriculum: All Pace students must enroll in a set number of courses/credit hours which are part of the Core Curriculum. These courses cover the liberal arts and help students develop essential critical thinking skills and a global perspective.
Deferral: When a student is accepted but chooses to enroll at a later semester than the one for which he or she applied.
Department of Information Technology (DoIT): DoIT is in charge of maintaining Internet connectivity, helps students solve minor technical problems, and serves as a resource for faculty and staff encountering technological difficulties. DoIT also runs both campuses' computer labs.
Dyson: The Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, where students study everything from biology to theater arts. More than 2,500 students are enrolled in Dyson.
Early Action (EA): By marking "Early Action" on an undergraduate application for admission, the applicant is notifying Pace that they would like to receive an admission notice sooner. Early Action applicants must submit completed applications by December 1 in order to qualify. Students are NOT required to enroll at Pace if they apply Early Action and are accepted.
Kessel: Refers to the Kessel Student Center, the Westchester campus' main student union.
Lienhard: The Lienhard School of Nursing, where students study toward a nursing degree and go on to take clinical exams. More than 500 students are enrolled in Lienhard.
Lubin: The Lubin School of Business, where students obtain degrees in various fields of business, such as marketing and human resources management. Lubin is the largest school at Pace, with more than 2,800 students enrolled.
Mortola: Refers to the Mortola Library, located on the Westchester campus.
MyPace Portal: The one-stop place to learn about upcoming Pace events, news, and announcements. The portal also allows students to view bills, make financial aid payments, and check grades.
Office of Stuedent Assistance (OSA): Encompasses financial aid, student accounts (bursar), and registrar services.
Pace Press: The New York City campus' student-run newspaper.
Paw Print: The Westchester campus' student-run newspaper.
Pforzheimer Honors College (Honors College): A program designated for students who achieved academically during high school. To be eligible for admission, students must have scored SAT Math and Verbal scores of 550 or higher, AND have a cumulative SAT score of 1200 or higher. In addition, students must also have maintained a high school average of 90 or higher.
Pulse: A weekly electronic newsletter sent to all Pace students that highlights upcoming events, student achievements, and important Pace-related announcements.
School of Education (School of Ed): The School of Education, where Pace students study to become childhood, adolescent, or special education teachers in a variety of subjects. The School of Education enrolls more than 220 undergraduate students.
Student Development and Campus Activities (SDACA): SDACA works with student clubs and organizations and also coordinates University-sponsored programming and events throughout the academic year.
Seidenberg: Refers to the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, where students study various aspects of computing and information science. Seidenberg enrolls more than 700 undergraduate students.
Setter: Pace's mascot for our 17 NCAA Division II athletic teams.
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