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Week of Welcome

Pace's Week of Welcome program, also known as WOW, is a weekend long orientation event. It is a balanced combination of fun, excitement, learning, and new experiences. As a new student to Pace University, either a first-year or transfer student, you will participate in activities, events and presentations introducing you to the campus and community!

WOW provides a thrilling environment for you to meet new people, become familiar with Pace University, and prepare to start your college career.

Meet Our WOW Leaders

Tameka Bazile

Holly Berlandy

Joe Cairo

Samantha Clarke

Stephanie De Camargo Trup

Elise Desimone

Joselyn DeWitt

Lesley Donelan

Kerene Edie

Briana Finelli

Daniel Garcia

Amanda Gonzalez

Jessica Grille

David Holder

Stephanie Jacovino

Abigail LaMonica

Tejiana Lee

Stephanie Liu

Ashley Lora

Adagui Marchena

James Obuchowski

Samantha Petfield

Jennifer Roberston

Jennifer Shaw

Gabriel Solano

Brittany Spencer

Nancy Tavarez

Amber Borrero



What do I need to do now to prepare for Welcome Week?
Mark your calendar for August 30- Septmeber 2, 2014! Plan family vacations, work schedules, and move-in arrangements early so you will be able to start Welcome Weekend on Saturday, August 30th!

Why am I required to attend Orientation and Welcome Week programs?
Many students often wonder why they are required to attend both the Orientation and Week of Welcome programs. Extensive research shows that students who participate in programs like these are more successful during their first year of college. Orientation and Welcome events provide students with the opportunity to meet people, become familiar with their new surroundings, and learn about the academic and social norms or the University before classes even start. They are designed to complement one another and contribute to your success.

Click Here to See the Week of Welcome Events!

For more information, contact Niki Fjeldal, Associate Director for Orientation and Transitions (