Wellness at Pace

Pace University is committed to the wellbeing of our students, faculty, and staff–with dedicated resources and relevant events in support of our community.

Faculty and Staff: Register Now for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course

Developed by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, learn how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. You’ll gain the skills you need to provide initial help and support to someone in need.

Groups of Pace students walking around the Pleasantville campus.

Students: Earn a Wellness Ambassador Badge

Our newest program teaches you about the eight dimensions of wellness and how to incorporate them into your life while acquiring the tools to promote the wellbeing of others. And you earn a badge, too.

Pace university student doing yoga with the Brooklyn Bridge and New York City in the background

Creating a Culture of Kindness: Workshops Available

One-hour interactive workshops help individuals and departments create and maintain a culture of kindness. Participants receive an overview of their kindness strengths and a comprehensive toolkit including resources to reinforce these concepts!

3 Pace University students laughing together in a student lounge on the New York City Campus.

Wellness Dimensions

There are eight aspects of wellness that impact a person’s life. Learn more about each of them here.

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships

Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being

Satisfaction with current and future financial situations

Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills

Personal satisfaction and enrichment, derived from one's work

Recognizing the need for physical activity, diet, sleep, and nutrition.

Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system.

Expanding our sense of purpose and meaning in life.

Wellness Events

July 15
12:00pm to 12:45pm
For Faculty and Staff: Contact JR Pouncey for Zoom Information jpouncey@pace.edu. Ingrid’s approach to yoga in this setting, is breath and…
July 15
5:00pm to 5:45pm
For Faculty and Staff: Contact person – For the link to Zoom, please contact JR Pouncey at jpouncey@pace.edu. JoAnn’s Zumba class…
July 15
6:15pm to 7:15pm
For Faculty and Staff. For the link to Zoom, please contact JR Pouncey at jpouncey@pace.edu. Want to wind down after the first day of the work week?…

Student, Faculty, Staff Quotes

Madia Bestman

"Even though life has its obstacles, it’s important to smile at every situation. Consider it an opportunity to show your strength and abilities!"

Madia Bestman

Program Coordinator, Public Affairs

Sue Maxam

“Kindness is free…sprinkle it everywhere you go as it can make all the difference in the world to others, while having a ripple effect!”

Sue Maxam, Ed.D

Assistant Provost for Wellness

Samantha Ladines

“Law school can be challenging. Fortunately, Pace offers great resources like the Counseling Center that has provided me with the tools to tackle the challenges that I have faced."

Samantha Ladines

3L Haub Law Student/Student Bar Association, President

Counseling Center

The Counseling Centers on the New York City and Westchester campuses are here to help undergraduate and graduate/law students manage stressors and challenges, support them as they achieve their goals, and enhance their personal growth. The Counseling Center provides confidential services and individual and group counseling around a variety of topics.

Students studying together at 1 Pace Plaza.
Student checking in at Pace University's Health Care center.

University Health Care

Did you know that UHC offers a full range of primary health care services to Pace University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families? UHC is staffed by Nurse Practitioners, who are advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) and Certified Medical Assistants. Physician consultants available.