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Westchester Campus Transfer Orientation

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Get ahead of the pack and start your college experience right now by registering for Orientation. It’s a vital rite of passage for all students, and where your journey at Pace will begin—even before the semester starts.

New Student Orientation Program

Pre-Orientation Online Modules

You’ll learn about various resources, campus expectations, and our dynamic Pace Community. Complete the Pre-Orientation Modules. Pre-Orientation Modules are available now.

In-Person Orientation Session

You’ll have an opportunity to meet with academic advisors, participate in small and large group sessions with current and new students, and learn more about the University.

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Virtual Orientation Session

You’ll have an opportunity to interact with current students, meet with your advisor, and learn more about the campus community. This virtual session is designed for students who need to travel a greater distance to come to campus.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2022

Orientation Checklist

  • Register for Orientation and complete the questionnaire.

  • Contact your advisor by email before Orientation to set up a time to connect in order to select and register for courses and determine which placement tests you need to take, if any. Please refer to the advisor list below to determine who to contact. If you are uncertain about who to contact, please email

  • Based on your consultation with your advisor, take the online placement test(s), if needed.

  • Submit the following official documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission, prior to attending Orientation 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
  • If you are interested in meeting with a Financial Aid Counselor, please schedule an appointment. You can schedule an appointment up to two weeks in advance, and it must be in the student's name. Once you have scheduled your appointment, you will receive any updates via text to the phone number used to schedule the appointment. If you are unable to schedule an appointment, you may contact the Financial Aid Office directly at (877) 672-1830 and speak with a Financial Aid representative.

  • Submit your photo for your Pace University student ID card.

  • Access your Pace email account and check it regularly.

Application Dashboard

In addition to the steps above, there are some other things you’ll need to do this summer to make sure you’re ready for a great start this fall. To keep track of your progress, we’ve created a checklist for you in your Application Dashboard. Be sure to check it often as additional items may be added throughout the summer.

Family Orientation

Parents and Family Members: We will be offering on-line modules and live sessions for you as well! These will help guide you through your student's transition to Pace. When your student registers for Orientation, they will be asked to provide your email address so that we can be in direct contact with you regarding these resources and opportunities. Be sure to check out all that we have planned for you and register for the Live Parent and Family Orientation session now!

Westchester Campus Schools and Advisors

It is important that you connect 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

Shannon Gribben

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Seanna Wright
Phone: (914) 773-3781

Lubin School of Business

Eileen Murphy
Phone: (914) 773-3531

School of Education

Ann Marie McGlynn
Phone: (914) 773-3571

Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Danielle Moccia
Phone: (914) 773-3133

Undecided/Exploring Students

Shannon Haick
Associate Director, Advising Center for Exploring Majors

Mandatory F-1 Visa Information Session for New International Students

Orientation is an important first step towards your successful transition to life at Pace. All international students are required to attend one of our Orientation sessions.

All undergraduate international students on an F-1 visa who are first-time students at Pace must also attend a mandatory F-1 Visa Status Maintenance Information Session for new international students. This information session will focus on immigration regulations pertaining to international students on an F-1 visa, visa applicable benefits, restrictions, and will include a mandatory check-in procedure for activating an F-1 student's SEVIS record. Learn more about preparing to enter the US on an F-1 visa.

The Mandatory F-1 Virtual Information Session for New International Students is Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Contact Us

Questions regarding the Orientation program?

Contact the Center for Student Engagement at ​

​Questions regarding the placement testing?

Questions regarding official documents for Undergraduate Admission?

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at (914) 773-3746 or