Our Safe Pace

Pace’s Public Health Task Force, alongside faculty and University administration, are working toward a Pace experience that looks and feels closer to normal. Please stay tuned to your Pace email and this website for the latest updates and guidelines based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New York State Department of Health, and our local health departments.

Quick Links

Get the latest information about positivity rates in New York City and Westchester.

If you tested positive using an at-home test or at an off-campus testing site, report your positive status using the PaceSafe app.

Academics and Life on Campus

All of our lounges, study spaces, fitness centers, meeting and event spaces will be open and available for student use. Students will be able to interact, socialize and be part of the vibrant community that has existed on campus.

Beginning at the start of the semester, the dining cafés will be open and meal plan funds will be available for use. Learn more about dining guidelines on your campus.

Effective as of March 7, 2022, Pace University is restoring event capacity to 100%. Learn more about our campus visitor policy and vendor guidelines as it may relate to an event or gathering.

Be sure to stay up to date with the latest announcements and guidelines related to your residence hall, and check out the Housing section of our FAQ for issues related to COVID-19.

Other Communicable Diseases


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is tracking an outbreak of monkeypox that has spread across several countries that don’t normally report monkeypox, including the United States.

close up of monkeypox virus

About the Public Health Task Force

Pace is committed to providing its community with a safe learning, working, and living environment. Our 30+ member Public Health task force, along with the Return to Campus Community group, comprising health-expert faculty members, University leadership, faculty, staff, and students have developed a comprehensive plan to ensure the safety of every member of our community.