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Orientation

Welcome to Pace!

We are excited that you have joined our Pace Community. It all starts with Orientation.

Orientation Dates

  • June 27
  • August 27

Orientation will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Kessel Student Center. Please use Entrance 3. View directions to campus


Take these three steps to get started on your pace path right away.


Step 1: Register for orientation

Step 2: Make an appointment and meet with your Academic Advisor before Orientation (refer to the list of Schools and College Advisors below to determine your Advisor).

Step 3: Submit the following official documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission, prior to attending Orientation and registering for classes and no later than August 1.

  • Official copies of transcripts, with grades from all colleges previously attended
  • Syllabi of any courses for which this has been requested on your transfer credit evaluation
  • Official Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) scores
  • Official final high school transcript with graduation date or proof of high school graduation

After these steps be sure to:


What To Expect at Orientation


Orientation is designed to give you an introduction to the University and prepare you for your first semester of classes. You will have the opportunity to meet future classmates and an advisor, register for courses at Orientation, and learn about campus life, internship opportunities, study abroad, and more!


Westchester Campus Schools and Advisors


It is important that you meet with your advisor before Orientation so that you can select and register for courses and take the online placement test(s) if needed. Your Advisor is looking forward to hearing from you and helping you begin your academic career at Pace University.

College of Health Professions
Elizabeth Colon
(914) 773-3347

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Ann Marie McGlynn or Samantha Clarke
(914) 773-3781

Lubin School of Business
Eileen Murphy or Jeanette Kaczmarkiewicz
(914) 773-3531

School of Education
Linda Guyette
(914) 773-3571

Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Danielle Moccia
(914) 773-3133

Undecided/Exploring Students
Ross Christofferson
(914) 773-3510

Unsure about who to contact?
Call the Center for Academic Excellence at (914) 773-3510.


Mandatory F-1 Visa Information Session for New International Students


Regardless of which Orientation session you attend, all undergraduate international students on an F-1 visa who are first-time students at Pace must also attend the mandatory F-1 Visa Status Maintenance Information Session for new international students on Friday, August 30 at 3:00 p.m. in the Kessel Student Center.

This information session will focus on immigration regulations pertaining to international students on F-1 visa, visa applicable benefits, restrictions and will include mandatory check-in procedure for activating F-1 student SEVIS record. Learn more about this session and preparing to enter the U.S. on an F-1 visa.


Contact Us

Questions regarding the Orientation program? Contact the Center for Student Development and Campus Activities at ​(914) 773-3767.

Questions regarding placement testing? Contact the Center for Academic Excellence at (914) 773-3510.

Questions regarding official documents for Undergraduate Admission? Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at (914) 773-3746.