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Plan for Accelerated College Education, email us at: pacedept@lahc.edu 

Michael Reid, Director​​ 

Harbor College Offices are

Closed due to COVID-19

(Click the Link to Schedule Counseling Appointments: https://lahcpace-schoolteacher.youcanbook.me)

For PACE Students Communicate Via your PACE Canvas site-
If you need to be added contact these faculty member in PACE
Mike Reid - reidmr@laccd.edu,
Dawn Castillo - dawncastillo@lahc.edu or castildm@elac.edu
Joelle Mendoza - mendozje@lahc.edu.
ORIENTATION - Access information is contained in the message below.

In-person Orientations may resume Fall 2020. The exact date is unknown.  It is recommended you return to this site for updates.
Wed. 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday -9:00 am to 2:00 pm​
To Schedule an appointment contact Dawn Castillo​ PACE office is closed due to COVID-19
To Schedule Appointments Use the 
You Can Book Me Link Below:
​​Google Voice Phone: (323) 387-3785
Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Dawn Castillo

It's not too late to apply for Fall 2020 transfer! Our partners at the Dominguez Hills PACE program are able to take applications from Harbor College transfer ready students for the Fall 2020 semester.

Meet with California State University Dominguez Hills PACE Director Anne Choi online via Zoom to learn more about how you can apply for Fall 2020 transfer on:

Saturday, May 9th, Noon to 1:00 pm
RSVP on Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/csudh-pace-program-on-zoom-theres-still-time-for-fall-2020-transfer-tickets-104206731138?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing​​

(See below for online Zoom meeting details)

Time: May 9, 2020 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://csudh.zoom.us/j/91404968258?pwd=WDhDY1hRY0FMUmFGU2l6clRNSzJidz09
    Password: 069478
Or iPhone one-tap:  16699006833,91404968258# or 12532158782,91404968258#

Or Telephone (not recommended as toll charges apply):
    Dial: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) or +1 253 215 8782 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 914 0496 8258
    International numbers available: https://csudh.zoom.us/u/apU6rIQfV

Or a H.323/SIP room system:
    H.323: (US West) or (US East)
    Meeting ID: 914 0496 8258
    Password: 069478

    SIP: 91404968258@zoomcrc.com
    Password: 069478

No in-person Orientations until further notice-
Last Orientation for Spring 2020- Details to access Zoom is below. 
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Jun 6, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 You can call in and speak with Counselor Castillo's Live Chat during the hours below, or email her at dawncastillo@lahc.edu.

PACE -Hours for the Counselor
Sat.June 8th, between  9 am to 2 pm

The PACE program at Los Angeles Harbor College provides an accelerated educational pathway for working adults who need flexibility in managing family and work responsibilities.

Through PACE, students can complete
a degree program in six semesters with guaranteed transfer to the PACE program at California State University, Dominguez Hills.

The PACE program provides accelerated completion through a prescribed schedule of classes.

Students register in 9-units per semester allowing them to earn two associate of arts degrees and
two certificates:

• Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Arts and

Humanities, and

• Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Social Behavioral Sciences

• IGETC Certificate

• CSU Certificate


Course Descriptions:

See Campus Catalog 
PACE Broucher:

The PACE program is mapped to CSU Dominguez Hills program in Interdisciplinary Studies. 

The Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies at
CSUDH allows a student to choose an area of emphasis in one of the following:
  1. 1) Comparative Cultures
  2. 2) Environmental Studies
  3. 3) American Studies
  4. 4) Global Studies

Students will select their emphasis
upon enrolling into CSUDH’s
program. Students who qualify will have an
opportunity to co-enroll in CSUDH’s


PACE Faculty Contact Information

Michael Reid, Director

Dawn Castillo ( Counselor)

Joelle Mendoza (English)

William Diaz Brown

Dr. Mona Dallas Reddick (reddicmd@lahc.edu


1. Students are required to complete an orientation, assessment
and education plan prior to enrolling in the program. Students
can complete the assessment and education plan before or
during the orientation session. 

To schedule an appointment email pacedept@lahc.edu.

• Student must participate in an orientation.
Orientations are scheduled for specific dates: ​
To attend and Orientation, send an email to PACE Dept, asking for Orientation dates to attend during the Summer. 

Email: pacedept@lahc.edu to verify you will attend.

2. Students enrolled in the PACE program must meet with a counselor during orientation and upon completion of their first term (two 8 week sessions). A dedicated counselor will be available for PACE students to ensure the timely completion of courses in the degree pattern.

Program Information:
•Classes taught in the PACE program receive additional class support through Canvas, an online software program. 

Students are required to access Canvas for
information related to their classes.

•PACE also offers some 8-week Internet classes that have no in-person meetings. This option is available to students who have successfully completed one semester in the PACE program (two 8 week sessions) Courses are subject to availability and determined by the PACE program director.​​

Benefits of the PACE Program at Harbor College:

  1. Classes only meet on nights and some Saturdays.
  2. All of the classes we offer are UC and CSU transferable.
  3. All of our classes fit in a plan to complete 2 AA's and 2 general education certificates in 60 units.
  4. We partner with the Dominguez Hills PACE programs and they save space for our students who qualify to cross-enroll at CSUDH for $10 a class!