SIGN UP here for information about PACE!          PACE is now OPEN for SPRING 2024! The deadline to apply is November 30, 2023.


  • A multi-semester Learning Community for Working Adults.
  • Designed for people who need their first two years of college General Education (GE) classes.
  • PACE classes are available evenings and online.
  • Schedule: take 1-3 PACE courses per semester for 4-8 semesters, plus one course in Summer sessions (depending on the time you have available).
  • Our ongoing PACE Learning Community creates "college within a college" support!
  • PACE classes include: Anthropology, Communication, English, Ethnic Studies, Health, History, Humanities, Geography, Math, Music, Psychology, & Sociology
  • Take PACE classes with other working people like you!
  • No-fuss scheduling: classes are pre-selected.
  • Instructors and the PACE Counselor are dedicated to working with adult students who have busy lives!
  • PACE works best with majors such as Behavioral & Social Science, Business, Child Development, Human Services, Liberal Arts, and also Nursing.
  • Complete your A.A. Degree & be ready to transfer in three years or less!
  • Earn a quality college education at low community college costs; saving money while completing your first two years of your 4-year degree!
  • Transfer as a Junior to CSU East Bay's PACE Program or other colleges to complete your Bachelor's Degree!

 Click here for info on Applying for PACE


Contact Us

Javier Espinoza Barajas
PACE Coordinator Building 400, Rm. 401N

Patrise Diaz
PACE Counselor  

Please email me to set an appointment! Online & in-person sessions available. I'm in General Counseling (Bldg. 700, 2nd floor) this Fall '23 semester.