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2017 Commencement Ceremonies

We are happy to announce the 2017 Commencement Ceremony dates!

Westchester Undergraduate Ceremony - Thursday, May 18, 2017; 11:00AM
Ann and Alfred Goldstein Health, Fitness, and Recreation Center
Pleasantville, NY

New York Undergraduate Ceremony - Tuesday, May 23, 2017; 10:30AM
The Theater at Madison Square Garden
7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd St
New York, NY 10001

Combined Graduate Ceremony - Tuesday, May 23, 2017; 4:00PM
The Theater at Madison Square Garden
7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd St
New York, NY 10001

Senior Portraits & Ring Sales for NYC Graduates 

Portraits for NYC Grads: Register online to schedule an appointment at and the school code is 695. To pay the sitting fee and purchase the yearbook, go to
Dates: March 6, 2017; March 7, 2017; and March 8, 2017
Times: 12pm-8pm
Location: Student Development and Campus Activities, 41 Park Row, Room 813
Ring Sales for NYC Grads 2017:
Dates: January 25 (Wed.) & 26 (Thurs.),  February 22 (Wed.) & 23 (Thurs.),  March 29 (Wed.) & 30 (Thurs.).
Times: 11am-3pm opn the Wednesday Dates and 3-6pm on the Thursday Dates
Location: Left Lobby of 1 Pace Plaza

Commencement Eligibility

Students who received degrees in December 2016 or are expecting to receive degrees in May 2017 or September 2017 are welcome to participate in the May 2017 commencement ceremony. You must have 12 or fewer credity left by the end of Spring 2017 and complete those credits by the end of Summber 2017 in order to walk this year. If you have credits left to complete in Fall 2017, you are NOT eligible to walk in the May 2017 commencement ceremony. 

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