All students must take and pass the Principles of Accounting Competency Exam (PACE) prior to registering for ACC 3023, Intermediate Accounting I.

  • Testing Services posts PACE registration dates on ASAP every semester.
  • You may take the exam two times in a single semester.
  • You will be charged $15 each time you take the exam.
    • The $15 fee is charged automatically to your UTSA account, which you may pay for online through your ASAP student account or in person at Fiscal Services.
  • Boot Camp study sessions and study materials are available through the Accounting Department: (210) 458-6320 or

On your scheduled test day:

  1. Students must arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled test time
  2. Bring a valid, non-expired, photo ID in order to test
  3. You must be able to log into BlackBoard Learn to access the exam
  4. The Testing Services office will provide a four-function calculator; do not bring your own

Study Resources:

  • Extensive information about the exam, as well as study materials, and information about the Beta Alpha Psi Boot Camp are available on BlackBoard.
    • Send your name and student ID number (“ABC123”) to Dr. Elaine Sanders or to Ms. Cheri McMaster to be added to the BlackBoard page.
    • Students will be granted access to BlackBoard within two days of either registering with Testing Services or contacting Dr. Sanders or Ms. McMaster.
Test NameTest DateTest TimeTest Location
PACE10/14/209:00 AMMS 1.01.04
Virtual PACE10/14/202:00PMVia Zoom
PACE10/16/209:00 AMMS 1.01.04
Virtual PACE10/16/202:00 PMVia Zoom
PACE10/21/209:00 AMMS 1.01.04
Virtual PACE10/21/202:00 PMVia Zoom