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Plan for Accelerated College Education

For the best answers to your questions email us:

Michael Reid, Director​​


Dawn Castillo, Counselor


Joelle Mendoza, Faculty (English)


PACE Department Email


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​+ Saturday, September 19th @ 1pm 
Meeting ID: 587 407 8727

Saturday, October 17th @ 1pm
Meeting ID: 587 407 8727

+ Saturday, November 21st @ 1pm 
Meeting ID: 587 407 8727

+ Saturday, December 19th @ 1pm
Meeting ID: 587 407 8727

PACE Orientation RSVP HERE: RSVP Link
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(Click the Link to Schedule Counseling Appointments: https://laccd.craniumcafe.com/group/general-counseling-lahc/scheduler). 

PLEASE NOTE: Appointments will be scheduled using Cranium Cafe starting September 19th 2020. The You Can Book Me Link Has Been Disabled.

Cranium Cafe Instructions Tutorial Video​

Cranium Cafe Instructios PDF

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 - castildm@laccd.edu
Joelle Mendoza - mendozje@lahc.edu.
ORIENTATION - Access information is contained in the message below.

In-person Orientations will not resume in the  Fall 2020 schedule. - All LACCD courses will start in remote mode. All PACE Orientations will be via ZOOM.
Counseling Hours
Wed. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday -9:00 am to 2:00 pm​
​PACE OFFICE-closed due to COVID-19
To Schedule an appointment contact Dawn CastilloEmail at dawncastillo@lahc.edu
To Schedule Appointments Use the Link Below: https://laccd.craniumcafe.com/group/general-counseling-lahc/scheduler​​​​​
​​Google Voice Phone: (323) 387-3785
Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Dawn Castillo

No in-person Orientations until further notice-
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
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!