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Financial Aid Checklists

New Student Checklist

  • Please visit the following pages for more information for the Undergraduate Admissions Process for:

  • Starting: October 1 | Priority FAFSA Submission Deadline: November 15th

    • Create an FSA ID for yourself and your parent (if you are a dependent student).
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or using the myStudentAid Mobile app.
      • Pace University’s FAFSA school codes (please only use one):
        002791 – New York City Campus
        002792 – Pleasantville Campus
      • FAFSA Help
    • After your FAFSA is completed and submitted, you will receive and review your Electronic Student Aid Report (eSAR) from the Federal Processor.
    • Log in to your MyPace Portal to ensure your FAFSA was received and review any outstanding requirements.
    • Select "Student" Tab
    • Select "Financial Aid"
    • Select "Financial Aid System"
    • Select "Financial Aid Status"
    • Select the correct Award Year.
    • Click the link for "Unsatisfied Student Requirements" to review your missing information.
  • Starting: December

    • As a new student at Pace University you will be emailed your Award Letter notification and link to our Financial Aid Booklet once you are packaged with aid.
    • Log in to your MyPace Portal to:
      • Review your financial aid awards.
      • Accept or decline your aid.
      • Check your Financial Aid Status for any holds or requirements.
    • Visit our How to Apply page for step-by-step instructions how to accept your aid offers and complete requirements.
    • Submit all required documentation as soon as possible to ensure your aid is reflected on your bill by the bill due date and avoid late fees!
    • Our paperless forms can be found linked to your MyPace Portal requirements and on the Forms and Applications page of our website.

Returning Student Checklist

  • Starting: October 1 | Priority FAFSA Submission Deadline: November 15th

    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or using the myStudentAid Mobile app.
      • Pace University’s FAFSA school codes (please only use one):
        002791 – New York City Campus
        002792 – Pleasantville Campus
      • FAFSA Help
    • After your FAFSA is completed and submitted, you will receive and review your Electronic Student Aid Report (eSAR) from the Federal Processor.
    • Log in to your MyPace Portal to ensure your FAFSA was received and review any outstanding requirements.
    • Select "Student" Tab
    • Select "Financial Aid"
    • Select "Financial Aid System"
    • Select "Financial Aid Status"
    • Select the correct Award Year.
    • Click the link for "Unsatisfied Student Requirements" to review your missing information.
  • Starting: May

    • As a returning student at Pace University you will be emailed your Aid Letter notification and link to our Financial Aid Booklet once you are packaged with aid.
    • Visit our How to Apply page for step-by-step instructions how to accept your aid offers and complete requirements.
  • Reviewed: June

    • The Federal Government requires students maintain a specific level of academic progress (QPA and course completion rate) to retain financial aid eligibility.
    • If you are not making Satisfactory Academic Progress after the Spring semester you are at risk of losing your Federal, State & Institutional aid.
    • If you are at risk of not making Satisfactory Academic Progress after Spring, you may want to consider enrolling in Summer courses at Pace.
    • Submit all required documentation as soon as possible to ensure your aid is reflected on your bill by the bill due date and avoid late fees!
    • Our paperless forms can be found linked to your MyPace Portal requirements and on the Forms and Applications page of our website.

Graduate Student Checklist

  • Please visit the following page for more information for the Graduate Admissions Process:

  • Starting: October 1 | Priority FAFSA Submission Deadline: November 15th

    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or using the myStudentAid Mobile app.
      • Pace University’s FAFSA school codes (please only use one):
        002791 – New York City Campus
        002792 – Pleasantville Campus
      • FAFSA Help
    • After your FAFSA is completed and submitted, you will receive and review your Electronic Student Aid Report (eSAR) from the Federal Processor.
  • Log in to your MyPace Portal to ensure your FAFSA was received and review any outstanding requirements.

  • New Graduates Starting: January

    Returning Graduates: June

    • As a new student at Pace University you will be emailed your Award Letter notification and link to our Financial Aid Booklet once you are packaged with aid.
    • Visit our How to Apply page for step-by-step instructions how to accept your aid offers and complete requirements.
    • Submit all required documentation as soon as possible to ensure your aid is reflected on your bill by the bill due date and avoid late fees!
  • Reviewed: June

    • The Federal Government requires students maintain a specific level of academic progress (QPA and course completion rate) to retain financial aid eligibility.
    • If you are not making Satisfactory Academic Progress after the Spring semester you are at risk of losing your Federal, State & Institutional aid.
    • If you are at risk of not making Satisfactory Academic Progress after Spring, you may want to consider enrolling in Summer courses at Pace.