We’re glad you decided to explore the Pace University/NACTEL program a little further. Following is a step-by-step guide to take you through the application process.

Step One: Before You Apply

Before you apply, gather your materials. This will help you complete the application more quickly and efficiently. You should also take this time to review and become familiar with your company’s tuition assistance policy.

Step Two: Apply

Complete the AS/BS application or the MS application online.

Step Three: Take (or Bypass) the Assessment

Once you submit your application, you will be assigned a UserID and password. Your UserID and password will be displayed on screen as well as sent to you via e-mail. Please save your UserID and password to a safe place. Both the e-mail and onscreen display will provide instructions on the assessment. You may choose whether you’d like to take the math assessment or bypass it. You DO NOT have to take the assessment in order to be enrolled in the NACTEL program BUT you must indicate you wish to bypass at the site.

Your UserID and password will also give you access to the Student Information Center where you can view scores from the assessment, update prior learning information, make changes to your contact information, access forms to request your transcripts, add or drop courses, get a summary of your registration, and keep track of what you’ve taken and when.

Step Four: Request Your Official Transcripts

You should begin by requesting official high school, GED, and college transcripts, if you attended prior college. For information on transcripts and transfer credits please click here.

Step Five: Arrange for Payment Prior to Registration

Pace University MUST receive either payment or a letter of credit directly from you prior to the start of your first semester. Once you have registered online, you will receive a registration summary which provides the costs for the semester. If you would like to review the costs prior to registration, please visit our tuition and fees page.

    Tuition Remission: Please contact your tuition assistance provider directly for information on tuition assistance coverage and application procedure.

    If your company provides you with a letter of credit or tuition voucher: please fax or email it to the NACTEL office, making sure to provide your signature if needed.

    Email or fax to:
    Lisa Slingerland
    (914) 989-8635 (primary)
    (914) 989-8616 (secondary)

    Financial Aid: If your company’s policy does not cover the full cost of tuition, you might wish to apply for Federal Student Aid. Pace University does offer Stafford loans and Pell grants to qualifying students. To learn more about this aid and/or apply go to the following website Please note, you MUST be a matriculated student in the NACTEL program to qualify for financial aid, therefore it is imperative you get your transcripts sent to Pace as soon as possible. The financial aid code for Pace University - Pleasantville Campus is 002792.
    If you have applied for federal student aid, please notify the NACTEL Student Services Coordinator ( so she can facilitate this process.

    Make a Payment

    By Mail: Payment may be made via check, money order or by credit card authorization Please include your Student ID number. Make the check payable to Pace University and send with a copy of your bill (invoice) to:

    Pace University
    Office of Student Assistance
    Attn: Brenda Smith
    861 Bedford Rd.
    Pleasantville, NY 10570

    We recommend that if wish to track your payment you use FedEx or UPS as registered or certified mail through USPS tends to delay delivery.

    On-line: Access MyPace Portal select Student's tab. You can make payment under "Registration and Grades", "Pay Your Tuition and Fees Online". There you will have the option of paying by web check or credit card. Pace accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover/Novus. If you wish to pay in monthly installments, you must enroll through a Pace Payment Plan.

    • Your portal user ID. Yours can be found by pulling up your name in Pace's white pages.
    • Students should go to to activate their account if logging in for the first time

    Forgot your password?- click here: If you are having trouble accessing your account call ITS helpdesk at 914-773-3333.

    Payment Options

    Pace University offers monthly payment plans accessible through the MyPace Portal. These interest-free payment plans are not loans; therefore, there are no credit checks. Plans available for the fall and spring semesters are in three, four, or five monthly installments. Also available is a weekly plan option available for the summer terms.

    All students are eligible to take advantage of these payment plans. Please note there is a $70 non-refundable enrollment fee each term, and students must re-enroll in a plan each semester. The link to the Payment Plans will detail payment due dates, type of payments accepted, (credit cards*, web checks, ACH payments), as well as fees associated with late payments.

Step Six: Get Advised and Register

When your Advisor has received the completed application and assessments, your information will be reviewed. You will then be sent an e-mail indicating which classes you should register for. Remember that you are not officially accepted into the program until your official transcripts are received. You are considered a non-matriculated student and can take up to 24 credits until you must matriculate.

As soon as you register, you may purchase your books, which we encourage you to do right away. Simply visit the online bookstore and indicate which courses you are taking.

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