Pre-Professional Academic Communities of Excellence (PACE)

The Eller Pre-Professional Academic Communities of Excellence (PACE) Theme Community offers an amazing opportunity to live, learn, and socialize with your Pre-Business and Pre-Economics peers in a UA dorm. PACE Theme Communities feature a creative and high-energy environment with access to Peer Academic Leaders, Academic Advisors, student-faculty interaction, and professional development opportunities. All Eller Pre-Professional first year students are encouraged to apply to be part of these housing communities.

Benefits of the PACE Theme Communities

  • Connect with Eller College of Management faculty, alumni, and professionals through social and professional programs held throughout the year
  • Receive mentoring and support for your transition to college life from peers and Resident Assistants who are upper-division Eller students
  • Interact with an advisor focused on supporting your academic and leadership development
  • Build your resume and engage in networking opportunities to help make you a standout student
  • Located in Coronado, Manzanita-Mohave & Villa del Puente

How to Apply

  • Submit an online housing application
  • Pay the non-refundable housing application fee
  • The Eller PACE Theme Community application process can be found on Eller's website. Click here to get started. 
  • Applications will first be reviewed in January, and will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the spring semseter until spaces are full.
    • You will be notified by email of your acceptance or placment on the waitlist.

NOTE: You must have a housing application on file to be considered for this community. For more information about living in this community, please contact Eller.

Students accepted into the Eller PACE Theme Community will be required to register for common courses determined by the Eller Education Specialist.

Participating in a PACE Theme Community

A PACE Theme Community is an engaging living environment. In the community, students have access to unique resources and programs designed to support their transition to college. It’s expected that students living in the community take advantage of the array of academically enriching activities offered to members of the community – space is limited, so sign up quickly!

Contact Information

For more program information, contact:

Stephanie Hanson

Educational Specialist, Eller College of Management