You're In! Ready to Get Started?
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.
- In Person: Thursday, January 18, 2024 *
*makeup day will be the following day
Orientation Program for the day
To keep track of your progress, we’ve created a checklist for you, with the steps below, in your Application Dashboard. Be sure to check it often as additional items may be added throughout the winter.
If required, take the online Placement Test(s) in English and math as soon as possible after receiving your Orientation email. Log into your Application Dashboard for information on your requirements.
Submit your official college transcript for each college previously attended and/or proof of high school graduation by January 5, 2023. Email Undergraduate Admission with questions regarding what documents are needed.
Register for Orientation as soon as possible after receiving your orientation email.
Take your Placement Tests as soon as possible after receiving your Orientation email.
Complete the Pre-Orientation Modules, prior to attending Orientation.
If applicable, submit the following official documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission, prior to attending Orientation and no later than January 5.
- Official final high school transcript with graduation date or proof of high school graduation
- Official Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) scores
- Official copies of transcripts, with grades from all prior college-level coursework
- Syllabi of any courses for which this has been requested on your transfer credit evaluation
Please arrange to have supporting document electronically submitted via one of the following electronic networks: Common App, Credentials Solutions, National Student Clearinghouse, Naviance, Parchment Exchange, Scoir, Scribbles (ScribOrder), or slate.org. If a send-to-email address is required, please use firstname.lastname@example.org. If electronic submission is not available, please arrange submission by mail to Pace University, Application Processing Center, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570.
Submit an appointment request to speak with a Financial Aid Counselor during Orientation, if interested (for Domestic Students only).
If you have any questions pertaining to billing and payments or payment options and arrangements, you may register online for a virtual appointment with the Student Accounts office.
If you have any questions pertaining to your financial aid package, you may register online for a virtual appointment time slot with the Financial Aid Office.
The Student Solution Centers (Financial Aid and Student Accounts) on the New York and Pleasantville campus are by appointment only. Schedule your in-person or virtual appointment.
Submit your photo for your Pace University student ID card.
Access your Pace email account and check it regularly.
When you register for Orientation you will be asked to complete a Course Selection Questionnaire. You will need the following information, where appropriate:
- Advanced Placement (AP) scores
- International Baccalaureate (IB) scores
- SAT II Language scores
- Any college credits you have received (note: your preliminary Transfer Credit Evaluation will not be created until official documentation is submitted. You can learn more about how to submit your documents on our AP, IB and College Credits page.)
New First Year Students
An Academic Advisor will create your schedule based on your degree requirements, placement scores (if applicable), the information provided in the Course Selection Questionnaire and any AP, IB or college credits. You will receive your schedule at Orientation.
It is important that you connect with your advisor before Orientation so they can create your schedule, after reviewing your Course Selection Questionnaire and any other pertinent documents. Your advisor is looking forward to hearing from you and helping you begin your academic career at Pace University. Below is a list of advisors.
College of Health Professions
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Lubin School of Business
School of Education
Ann Marie McGlynn
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
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.
Questions regarding the Orientation program?
Contact the Center for Student Engagement at email@example.com.
Questions regarding placement testing?
Questions regarding official documents for Undergraduate Admission?
Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at (212) 346-1323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.