All newly accepted students who wish to be considered for financial aid (federal, state, and Pace institutional aid) must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by February 15, 2016 (priority deadline), or within 10 days of your acceptance. You may apply online at www.fafsa.gov. New students may begin applying for the FAFSA after January 1, 2016.
- The Pace University code for the New York City campus is 002791 and for the Westchester (Pleasantville) campus is 002792.
All New York State residents should complete the FAFSA in order to be eligible for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). When completing the FAFSA online, an Express TAP Application (ETA) is automatically generated for you. You will be able to link to the ETA via the FAFSA website.
- For user-friendly, online tutorials about financial aid processes and steps to take actualize federal, state, and institutional fund, please visit the Financial Aid website.
When you receive your financial aid award packet, you must follow the directions included in the packet to accept/decline your financial aid online via the Pace portal. Fall 2016 new students will receive a financial aid award packet after March 1, 2016.
- You must also make sure you respond to any requests for additional information from our Financial Aid Office and provide any requested documentation in order to ensure your eligibility for funds offered in your award packet.
Please visit Financial Aid's website for more information. To schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor, please call our University-wide toll free number: 1-877-672-1830.