Residence halls on the Pleasantville campus

First Year Interest Groups

If you're a first-time first-year student at Pace, you will be a part of a First Year Interest Group (FIG). Each FIG is built around a common interest. You will enjoy fun activities that are designed with your interest in mind, and you will get to know a professor who sponsors the FIG throughout the semester. Form lasting friendships and become part of a close-knit community.


Students who are interested in yoga, Pilates, and health and wellness topics for a holistic approach to development. Focus on maintaining a physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy lifestyle.

Students in this community will have the chance to learn about multiple areas of the business world with emphasis on establishing new enterprises.

Students in this community will participate in various sports competitions throughout the year, and play an active role in supporting athletic teams on campus.

First-Year students in the Pforzheimer Honors College at Pace University will be required to live in the Honors FIG on the Pleasantville campus. In this community, Honors students will enjoy a wealth of programs through the Honors College such as lectures on various hot topics, trips to museums and service opportunities in the local community.

Students who are first-year nursing students. Our Nursing community located in Alumni Hall offers students the unique opportunity to live with other First-Year Nursing students and to participate in activities focused on the curriculum.

Students who are interested in movies, music, books, graphic design, and other forms of media. Students in this community will look at popular media and how it affects our culture and society.

The Setters Leadership & Service House students will engage in ongoing service projects and attend weekly leadership workshops. SLH students will also enroll in a leadership course in the spring semester.