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Student Speakers and Singers

Applications are now being accepted for student singers and speakers! For more information, click on the links below:

2016 Awards Ceremonies

For dates, times, and locations of the 2016 School Awards Ceremonies, please click here.

Cap & Gown Orders!

Students can now order their caps and gowns for Commencement 2016! Please visit the link below to order your cap and gown by Sunday, March 20, 2016. Graduating students must place their orders by the deadline in order to participate in commencement and to be guaranteed guest tickets. Please note that the gown and hood are rentals and must be returned after the commencement ceremony. However, your cap and tassel are yours to keep as a memento of your special day!

When ordering your cap and gown, be sure to click on the appropriate link based on the campus at which you are registered. Westchester students should use “Pace University Westchester Campus Students” and New York students should use “Pace University New York Campus Students.” This will ensure your regalia are delivered to the correct campus for distribution.

You may also order invitations, class rings, and other commencement-related products at the same link.
You are guaranteed 4 guest tickets for the ceremony if you order your regalia online by the deadline. You must order attire to receive tickets. Due to high commencement participation numbers and limited seating, we will not have any information on whether or not we are able to accommodate additional ticket requests until after the cap and gown distribution dates.

2016 Commencement Ceremonies

We are happy to announce the 2016 Commencement Ceremony dates!
Westchester Undergraduate Ceremony - Friday, May 13, 2016; 11:00AM
Ann and Alfred Goldstein Health, Fitness, and Recreation Center
Pleasantville, NY
New York Undergraduate Ceremony - Thursday, May 19, 2016; 10:30AM
The Theater at Madison Square Garden
7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd St
New York, NY 10001
Combined Graduate Ceremony - Thursday, May 19, 2016; 4:00PM
The Theater at Madison Square Garden
7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd St
New York, NY 10001

Degree Verification

All potential candidates for graduation are required to file a Graduation Diploma Verification Form, available online at the Office of Student Assistance website ( or at the Pace paperless website ( With this paperless form, you will be able to verify how your name will be presented on the diploma, graduation date, program information, and diploma mailing address among other items. We encourage you to file the form immediately to ensure that the updates are processed in a timely manner that coincides with your expected graduating class. Additional information, including deadline dates, can be found on the OSA web page under Graduation at