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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 15

    • 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"
    • Review your Financial Aid "Home" tab carefully for a list of your Student Requirements.
  • 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.
    • Click the "Student" tab.
    • Click "Financial Aid" followed by "Financial Aid System".
    • Click on the "Award Offer" tab to:
      • Review important financial aid information and offers for the current aid year.
      • Accept/decline your aid offers.
    • 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.
      • All documentation, required outside of our paperless forms, should be submitted securely using our Document Submission Form located on the Forms and Applications page of our website. The Financial Aid Office does not recommend documentation submissions via email as it is not secure.

Returning Student Checklist

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

    • 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"
    • Review your Financial Aid "Home" tab carefully for a list of your Student Requirements.
  • Starting: Late 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.
    • Log in to your MyPace Portal.
    • Click the "Student" tab.
    • Click "Financial Aid" followed by "Financial Aid System".
    • Click on the "Award Offer" tab to:
      • Review important financial aid information and offers for the current aid year.
      • Accept/decline your aid offers.
  • 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.
      • All documentation, required outside of our paperless forms, should be submitted securely using our Document Submission Form located on the Forms and Applications page of our website. The Financial Aid Office does not recommend documentation submissions via email as it is not secure.

Graduate Student Checklist

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

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

    • 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.
    • Select "Student" Tab
    • Select "Financial Aid"
    • Select "Financial Aid System"
    • Review your Financial Aid "Home" tab carefully for a list of your Student 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.
    • Log in to your MyPace Portal.
    • Click the "Student" tab.
    • Click "Financial Aid" followed by "Financial Aid System".
    • Click on the "Award Offer" tab to:
      • Review important financial aid information and offers for the current aid year.
      • Accept/decline your aid offers.
    • 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!

    All documentation, required outside of our paperless forms, should be submitted securely using our Document Submission Form located on the Forms and Applications page of our website. The Financial Aid Office does not recommend documentation submissions via email as it is not secure.

  • 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.