Senior Programs (PARC)

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About the Class

Designed for individuals 55 years or older, Pace’s Active Retirement Community (PARC) brings the most affordable programs to Pace University’s lower Manhattan campus. PARC’s innovative programs and dynamic lectures allow you the opportunity to meet new people and share your ideas and knowledge. Enjoy the natural support network that grows as you explore and learn with others of your generation.

PARC Membership Privileges Include

  • Coffee & Culture Lecture Series (see below for lectures)
  • Use of Pace University Downtown Campus Library. Subject to change depending upon COVID status.
  • Use of Pace University Downtown Computer Lab (PARC ID Card required). Subject to change depending upon COVID status.
  • Intergenerational technology assistance

Intergenerational Technology Assistance Program

The Intergenerational Technology Assistance Program partners PARC members with Pace students for individualized tech training and assistance.

The goal of the program is to ensure that our members gain the technical skills to accomplish the things that are important to them, whether that’s strengthening career readiness skills or communicating virtually with friends and family.

If you’re a PARC members interested in participating in the program, please contact Patricia Morrobel at

PARC Coffee and Culture Lecture Series

Be a part of this exciting lecture series! PARC invites our distinguished professors to participate in thought-provoking discussions and debates.

Save the Date

September 2023 Lecture

Dr. Sophie Kaufman, a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher, trained at Brown University School of Public of Health Mindfulness Center and the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, will be sharing Mindfulness Tools based on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, with a brief introduction to theory and scientific support.

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m.–2:00p.m.
Location: 161 William Street 501, Conference Room

October 2023 Lecture

Please Join Professor J. Costa for lecture and discussion on The Psychology of Mass Media.

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m.–2:00p.m.
Location: TBD