Event Planning at Pace Law School

Students and judges meet at a "Meet the Judges" event in the Tudor Room

Office of Special Events

Throughout the course of the year, Pace Law hosts a wide array of events for both the Pace University and outside communities. From small, intimate gatherings to multi-day symposia, our Events Planning Team will assist you in reserving rooms, creating menus, and everything to make your event a success. 

Kay Longworth
Manager of Special Events
Office of Special Events
Pace Law School
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: (914) 422-4360
Fax: (914) 989-8211
klongworth@law.pace.edu

Reserving a Space

Robert B. Fleming Moot Courtroom - Joseph and Bessie Gerber Glass Law Center
Tudor Room - Preston Hall
Lecture Hall - Classroom Building

Pace Law is home to an auditorium, meeting hall, intimate conference rooms, and classrooms. The Robert B. Fleming Moot Courtroom in the Joseph and Bessie Gerber Glass Law Center holds up to 197 people and is ideal for lectures and symposia. Preston Hall’s Tudor Room, with its historic details and molding, holds 160 seated and 225 standing, making it an excellent choice for dinners and receptions. With wireless access, our conference rooms and classrooms can accommodate up to 99 people for your meetings, workshops, and colloquia.

Members of the Pace Community including faculty, staff and students can book events online.  

EXTERNAL GROUPS/ORGANIZATIONS

If you are not a member of our community, please contact Kay Longworth, Special Events Manager, at klongworth@law.pace.edu or (914) 422-4360 to obtain a room for your event. All external groups requesting space for an event on the Law School campus must work directly with the special events manager.

Purchase Order and Space Reservation Forms

All internal groups must fill out two (2) forms; the online space reservation form found below and a Chartwells purchase order form, if you require food for your event. Please have the purchase order processed before booking your event online. Form(s) must be submitted at least 14 days before the actual event. External groups must contact the contact the events manager at klongworth@law.pace.edu or (914) 422-4360.

The online space reservation form should include your food choices and logistical/set up requirements in the room. Be sure to consider items such as media needs (microphones, PA systems, video taping, etc.); furniture (tables, chairs, podium); catering incidentals (tablecloths, napkins, room set-up, etc.); as well as overtime costs and security. Contact the events manager at klongworth@law.pace.edu or (914) 422-4360 if you would like to discuss your menu and any additional expenses that may be incurred. The Office of Student Services will assist all student organizations with event planning.

The Chartwells purchase order form should include the amount of food you are ordering as well as the index code the event will be charged against.  Please have this form processed before you book your event online. Pace Law School Finance Department will process purchase order forms for faculty and staff.  Student organizations forms will be processed by the Office of Student Services.

Notification

Once the events manager receives the required forms, you will be notified by the special events manager if your request has been confirmed. Occasionally, the room you request may not be available but we will make ever effort to book your event in a suitable alternative space. If you have any revisions to your event, (set-up, food increases/decreases, etc.) please notify the special event manager immediately. Do not call the service departments directly.Your event manager will make revisions and notify the service departments.

Catering Options

Chartwells offers a wide array of catering options to fit any special event. From small continental breakfasts to large sit-down dinners, we can provide the food and services to fit your needs. For catering options, descriptions, and pricing, view the following:

To plan an event, please contact Kay Longworth, Special Events Manager, at (914) 422-4360 or at klongworth@law.pace.edu

Students must contact the Office of Student Services at (914) 422-4136.