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Study Abroad

Getting Started

Quick Steps to Study Abroad

  • Attend a 30-minute "Study Abroad 101" info session through Pace Education Abroad (to learn about the process).
  • Research study abroad programs
  • Meet with a "PAL" for one-on-one peer advising
  • Meet with your Academic Advisor (to review your academic track, class flexibility, and plans to study abroad in relation to your graduation & major/minor requirements).
  • Apply for your chosen study abroad program through Pace (via the blue "Apply Now" button), and wait to be notified by Education Abroad.
  • After you have started your Pace study abroad application, attend a "Study Abroad 102" info session. (N/A for faculty-led programs.) Research classes on the host school's/program's website, and complete course approval forms ("credit equivalencies"). All courses taken abroad must be approved by the relevant Pace department chair. Students must take a minimum of 12 U.S. credits during each semester abroad.
  • After you've been accepted into your program, follow the instructions sent to you by the Education Abroad office on next steps.
  • Apply for a visa (if applicable) and book your flight.
  • Attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation at Pace Education Abroad.

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Study Abroad 101/102 Info Sessions

If you are unable to come at any regularly scheduled sessions listed below, email the Study Abroad Office with your availability to set up your preferred time.

New York City  (the last Abroad 101/102 of the fall semester will be on Thursday, December 13) 

  • Mondays | Tuesdays | Thursdays: 12:15-1:15 PM  / 163 William Street, 16th Floor


  • Tuesdays: 3:25-4:25 PM / Kessel Student Center: Dean's Lounge
  • Fridays: 12:10-1:10 PM /  Kessel Student Center: Dean's Lounge

Bring a laptop, iPad, or smart phone!

Abroad 101 sessions explore the basics of going abroad:

  • Short-term, semester, and year program options
  • Financial aid
  • Registration
  • How to apply
  • Your questions
  • Create a study abroad general profile

Abroad 102 sessions are for students who have already started an Application for study abroad:

  • How to make a Course Equivalency Form (for classes that need approval and classes already approved in our database)
  • Department Chairs/Credit Evaluators
  • How to make an appointment with an Education Abroad Advisor
  • Upcoming events
  • Bring a laptop to Abroad 102 so you can practice making a Course Equivalency Form during the Abroad 102 session.

Students are required to attend both an Abroad 101 & Abroad 102 session prior to meeting with a Study Abroad Advisor.
Note: Attendance must have been within the last 6 months. If your last attendance at either an Abroad 101 or 102 was longer than 6 months ago, you will need to re-attend in order to re-familiarize yourself with the process and be informed of any changes.

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Application Deadlines

Faculty-Led Programs

Spring 2019: round #1 (early bird) application deadline: November 12. We invite students to apply for Spring faculty-led programs after November 12 on a space-available basis, by applying through the relevant program link. Your application will be reviewed after the initial round of applicants have been enrolled in the course, and you will be notified of your status by Education Abroad after registration week.

Academic Year, Fall, Summer term (not including Faculty-Led Programs)

February 15 or March 1 or March 15 — depending on the program and term; see below.

February 15

  • All Exchange programs

March 1

  • Pace Global Fellows programs (SIT & University of Minnesota)

March 15

  • All remaining programs
  • Summer 2019 programs

Spring Semester & January Intersession term (not including Faculty-Led Programs)

September 15 or October 1 or October 15, depending on the program & term - see below:

September 15

  • All Exchange Programs
  • Semester programs in Italy (Lorenzo de Medici, John Cabot, Florence University of the Arts)
  • Semester programs in France (American University of Paris, IAU College)
  • Semester programs in the UK (University of Westminster, University of Stirling, Queen's University Belfast, Kingston University)

October 1

  • Global Fellows Programs (SIT and University of Minnesota)

October 15 

  • All remaining programs
  • January 2019 short-term programs

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PAL (Pace Abroad Leader) Advising

Our office is staffed by "Pace Abroad Leaders" who can help to answer your general questions about Pace study abroad programs. All PALs are returned study abroad students who are eager to share their experiences with you!

PALs can help you with:

  • Learning more about program options
  • How to decide on what program works best for you
  • Applying for programs
  • Understanding the general study abroad process
  • Dropping off application materials
  • Travel/packing tips

PALs may refer you to our professional advising staff and can help you make an appointment for questions that go into specifics beyond peer advising.

New York City PALS:

Priyanka Eluri - University of Westminster, Spring 2018
Priyanka is currently a junior at Pace University NYC studying Global Marketing Management in the Lubin School of Business. She spent the spring semester of her sophomore year studying abroad at the University of Westminster in London. She is also extremely passionate about travel.

Kendra Orrell - Universidad Pontifica, Spring 2018
Kendra is currently a Junior and an International Management major with a minor in Spanish and Finance. She also serves as a Peer Leader and is involved in the Residence Hall Association, NRHH, ASPIRE and Hall Council. This past Spring semester she studied abroad at Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE in Madrid, Spain. She looks forward to coming back to Pace this Fall semester and sharing all of her experiences from traveling abroad!

Luke Basralian - CEA Prague, Fall 2017
Luke is in his senior year here at Pace. He is majoring in Economics with a minor is History. Luke studied abroad in Prague during the Fall of 2017 and had an incredible experience. During his time abroad he visited 18 cities and became friend with kids from around the world. Besides his travels, he is an Eagle Scout and certified open water diver. Some of his interests are Film, Photography, Reading, and Traveling.

Chelsey Selamy - TEAN Thailand & Vietnam, Spring 2018
Chelsey is a Criminal Justice major with a minor in Sociology and Anthropology. Studying abroad in Thailand & Vietnam gave her a different perspective about life and also allowed her to grow as a person. The relationships she formed, the culture, and the atmosphere, is something she'll cherish forever.

Pleasantville PALs:

Connor Wills - University Sunshine Coast (Australia), Fall 2017
Connor is an Honors College student currently in his junior year, majoring in Psychology. He studied abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Sippy Downs, Australia, during the Fall 2017 semester. In addition to being very studious, Connor fed kangaroos and road tripped to Byron Bay, Sunny Coast, Brisbane, and Maleny. Additionally, he was part of the state champion Quidditch team. The biggest highlight of his experience was all the amazing friends he made along the way.

Kiana Holden - University of Westminster (London), Fall 2017
Kiana is a junior Business Administration major with a focus in entrepreneurship. During the spring 2018 semester she had the amazing opportunity of studying abroad in London at the University of Westminster, where she travelled to other countries like Venice, Italy and Paris, France. While abroad, she met a diverse group of people and was able to be submerged in the culture. Outside of her travels she enjoys singing, songwriting, cooking and mentoring others.

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New York City Campus PAL Advising

Fall 2018 Advising & Abroad 101/102 Schedule

*= Must make an appointment online prior to coming

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

9 am-4:45 pm
PAL Walk-in Advising

PALs Kendra & Luke

9 am-2 pm
PAL Walk-in Advising

PALs Priyanka & Chelsey

9-11 am; 1-4 pm
PAL Walk-in Advising

PALs Luke & Kendra

9 am-2 pm
PAL Walk-in Advising

PALs Priyanka & Chelsey

10 am-12 pm
PAL Walk-in Advising

PAL Luke

12:15 - 12:45 pm
Abroad 101

12:45 - 1:15 pm
Abroad 102

12:15 - 12:45 pm
Abroad 101

12:45 - 1:15 pm
Abroad 102


12:15 - 12:45 pm
Abroad 101

12:45 - 1:15 pm
Abroad 102







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Pleasantville Campus PAL Advising

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


1:30-4:00 pm

Walk-in Advising

PAL Connor



Abroad101: 3:25-3:55 pm

Abroad102: 3:55-4:25 pm

Kessel Dean’s Lounge


10:00 am-12:00 pm



1:30-4:00 pm


Abroad101: 12:10-12:40 pm

Abroad102: 12:40-1:10 pm

Kessel Dean’s Lounge


2:00-4:00 pn

Walk-in Advising


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Scheduling an Advising Appointment with an Advisor

After attending an Abroad 101, you will be able to schedule an appointment with an advisor.
On-line appointment scheduling instructions:

  • To make an appointment with the applicable staff member, click on the staff member's name.
  • NYC students: Select 'Madeline McCarthy'
  • PLV students: Select 'Kristina Byrne'
  • Click the "Request an appointment" button.
  • Click the "Click to Request An Appointment" link in the middle.
  • To select a time slot, click on the blue time slot. If the time slot is crossed out, this indicates the slot is taken.
  • When you return to the main screen, the selected Appointment Date/Time will be filled in.
  • Click the Send tab to complete/book the appointment.

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Attend a Study Abroad Fair at Pace!

Spring 2019 Fairs

  • New York City: February 12th, 10:30am-1:30pm, Bianco Room in One Pace Plaza
  • Pleasantville: February 13th, 12:00pm-3:00pm, Gottesman Conference Room in Kessel Student Center

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