Accepted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University! Our students, faculty and alumni are an impressive and cohesive group. We sincerely hope you #CHOOSEPACE for your legal studies. We look forward to working together to make the law school a stronger place than it is today.

Meet Haub Law

The decision to apply to law school is a significant one, and information gained through discussion and personal experience is critical to the decision-making process. The Office of Admissions has designed a robust series of live virtual information sessions to introduce you to the Haub Law community and we are offering in-person campus tours! We encourage you to:

  • Attend our exclusive virtual sessions for admitted students
  • Chat with members of the Admissions staff to discuss the admissions process and learn more about our programs
  • View a live class via Zoom and observe our law students & professors in action
  • Schedule a campus tour
  • If you cannot schedule a visit, watch our student led campus tour video or video series


​Contact the Office of Admissions at (914) 422-4210 or admissions@law.pace.edu
 

Directions to Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Please use our online deposit system. Just follow the directions to make your seat deposit!

First, access MyPace Portal Account:
If you are a first time user and have never logged into your MyPace Portal account, you will need to activate your account and set up your password first. Select the NEW USER? button to start the process and Begin Activation of your account. You will also be asked to set up your secret questions which are helpful in the future if you have to change or reset your password. This username and password will be used for all your Pace accounts including the online deposit system. 

USERID: Search for your name on the Pace Whitepages and you will see your userid listed. *Make sure to change "PERSON TYPE" to "ALL", the default is faculty and staff. *Make sure to change "CAMPUS" to Law School. Write down your Username. It will begin with your initials, followed by a sequence of numbers and a letter.

DEFAULT PASSWORD: Your password is your first and last name initials (lower-case), followed by a hyphen, and then your date of birth in this format: MM-DD-YYYY (add hyphens between month, day, and year). Example: Your name is John Doe, and you were born on January 3, 1998, your initial password would be jd-01-03-1998. When you log-in for the first time, you will be prompted to reset your password. *Now you must activate your account.  Without doing account activation below you will not be able to access your email.

Then, go to our Online Deposit System:

•Enter your Username and Password.
•Select "Payment Options" from the left side.
•Select "1st Seat Deposit" or "2nd Seat Deposit" under Payment Options. (NOTE: STUDENTS ADMITTED TO SPRING CLASS ONLY PAY THE SECOND DEPOSIT OF $250)
•Click on "Process" and follow the instructions to enter payment information.

ACCEPTED STUDENTS CHECKLIST: Follow these simple steps to complete your enrollment for the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.

 

Accept/Decline

Please accept or decline your place in the entering class. 

To accept please send your non-refundable deposit, by the due date listed in your admit letter.  All seat deposits are credited to the student’s tuition account.  You can pay your deposit online. (follow the instructions below for the online deposit form)


To decline your offer please contact us in writing using your deposit form or via email.  Be sure to notify us of your future plans and what school you plan on attending.

IDs and Computing

Welcome to Pace Portal, our student user system which allows you 24/7 access to your courses, accounts and financial aid information. 

USERID: Search for your name on the Pace Whitepages and you will see your userid listed. *Make sure to change "PERSON TYPE" to "ALL", the default is faculty and staff. *Make sure to change "CAMPUS" to Law School. Write down your Username. It will begin with your initials, followed by a sequence of numbers and a letter.

DEFAULT PASSWORD: Your password is your first and last name initials (lower-case), followed by a hyphen, and then your date of birth in this format: MM-DD-YYYY (add hyphens between month, day, and year). Example: Your name is John Doe, and you were born on January 3, 1998, your initial password would be jd-01-03-1998. When you log-in for the first time, you will be prompted to reset your password. *Now you must activate your account.  Without doing account activation below you will not be able to access your email.

ACTIVATE YOUR PACE ACCOUNT: http://adam.pace.edu  Select the “Account Activation” link  (You will now create a new unique password)

Access the Pace Portal or MyPace Portal:  You can also go to Homepage, click Current Students ► Registrar ► MyPace Portal.  

Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as you are admitted, and have the FAFSA information sent to Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.  Our School code is 002727

Here at Pace we have two types of Financial Aid for matriculated students: merit aid and need based aid. This aid is from a variety of sources including the federal and state government, private sources and Pace University. I can be in the form of scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans. 

Merit Aid:
To qualify an applicant must be at least at median or above in LSAT and GPA for the admit year.  Applicant must also have a strong application as reviewed by the scholarship committee.   If a student is awarded a merit award, they will be notified by mail approximately 2 weeks after a student has been admitted.  Once the reward is received a merit award deposit will be due as well as a signed Attachment A.   

Need Based Aid:

Your package will be generated by our financial aid department and they have created the Financial Aid 101 page to give you a comprehensive overview of your Financial Aid options, and some general tips on how to fill out the various forms and apply for aid.   If you need to speak to someone on the phone, please call (877) 672-1830. 

Housing

ON CAMPUS HOUSING

Dannat Hall Housing Applications are available for single law students who would like on-campus housing in Dannat Hall.  Each room is about 12x16 feet long, furnished with a full size bed, large desk and high backed chair, two closets, bookshelf, and chest of drawers.  The building also is equipped with a kitchen, laundry room, lounge, and exercise/weight room.  

Space in Dannat Hall is limited and a housing and security deposit of $500.00 is required (**Refundable on a declining scale.**). Visit the Dannat Hall webpage for more information.

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING

Off-campus housing must be secured by the student. Please refer to the email sent by the Office of Admissions for a list or search engines and realtors.

**Please note that Pace does not have any affiliation with the landlords or homeowners who post their listings. All students should verify that the rental agreement and conditions are fair and appropriate.

Health

Health Insurance

Pace requires all students enrolled in the full-time program to carry health insurance.  All students are automatically enrolled in the Pace Student Health Insurance.  If you have existing insurance you may waive the Pace Student Health Insurance.  Any questions regarding the Health Insurance Plan can be directed to the Office of Student Services at 914-422-4233. 

Waiver - Pace Student Health Insurance

Immunization Record Requirement

In order to be present on campus, New York State Public Health Law requires that all college and university students to submit proof/documentation of immunization for measles, mumps, rubella (known as MMR) and meningococcal disease (also known as meningitis). Starting in the fall 2021 semester, Pace University will also require all students who will be on campus to provide proof of having received a COVID-19 vaccine approved under the Emergency Use Authorization act by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or approved by the World Health Organization (WHO), by August 1st. We recommend you schedule an appointment to be vaccinated as soon as possible--not only to protect your own health, but the health of those around you. Students who fail to provide such documentation are not permitted to physically access Pace campuses. Please refer to the email you received. Full instructions are also available here.

FERPA
The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) generally prohibits Pace University from disclosing personally identifiable information from a student’s education records to a third party (including a student’s parents) without the student’s prior written authorization.  If applicable please sign the FERPA form online to provide this authorization.

I-20

If you are an international student and require an I-20, it will be issued by Pace University.  You must submit the following items to start the process.

You and/or your sponsors must sign a Financial Affidavit showing that you/they accept responsibility for the costs of the program.

You must also provide bank documentation showing the availability of funds.

After your I-20 is done you must visit the U.S. consulate or embassy in your country with (1) Your letter of acceptance; (2) Form 1-20 and any other documents they require.  If you have been admitted and have any questions about this process please contact the Office of Admissions, 914-422-4210

Registration and Payment Form

Class schedules and registration guides are emailed to students who have submitted a seat deposit. The guide contain several important forms and useful information including a FERPA, Health Insurance forms, Class Schedule and a Registration and Payment Form, TWEN/Westlaw Passwords and Transcript Request Forms.  Please review and read the packet carefully and return all items including the Registration and Payment Form to our Offices. Do not register for courses until you receive this packet with your assigned schedule. 

Official Final Transcripts

Please request a final transcript from all degree granting institutions (undergraduate and graduate if applicable) to be sent directly to the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) to update your CAS report and admission records.

Buying Books

The campus Barnes & Nobles Law School Bookstore is located on the first floor of Aloysia Hall.  They will carry ALL your required textbooks in addition to school supplies, additional supplements and Pace memorabilia.  Both new and used books are available. The Bookstore Hours vary and can be found on their website. 

The books you need will be determined by your Class Schedule.  Your classes are pre-assigned by the Academic Dean, Horace Anderson and you will use this schedule to go online to register for classes on the MyPace Portal.  (See instructions on how to use and access the Portal above).  You can take your class schedule to the bookstore and they will prepare all your books. 

Using TWEN & Westlaw

The West Education Network (TWEN) is an online extension of the law school classroom. Using TWEN, students can access course materials, participate in class discussions, and exchange e-mail messages with instructors and classmates while at school or at home. After you have registered for classes, passwords will assigned and emailed in your orientation packet in July.

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Orientation & First Year Assignments

Congratulations on your Admission to Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Orientation is mandatory for entering students and constitutes the first day of classes for all first years. Orientation for the fall semester is scheduled for late August. Assignments for your classes will be posted on an electronic classroom created by The West Education Network (TWEN). Through TWEN, you will access course syllabi and assignments and participate in class discussions electronically. Most professors post assignments and syllabi before the first day of class and you are expected to be prepared to participate in class discussions on that first day. In your Orientation packet, you will be receiving a Westlaw number (an access for TWEN) as well as a quick reference to using TWEN.