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Commencement Ceremony Highlights!

Check out highlights of the 2016 Commencement Ceremonies at the links below!

Additional Ticket Requests

The additional ticket form for the NYC Undergraduate or Combined Graduate ceremonies is now closed. If you are a PLV Undergraduate student looking for additional tickets, please contact

We will begin notifying students after Wednesday, May 11, 2016 regarding additional ticket requests for the NYC Undergraduate or Combined Graduate ceremonies. Please note, tickets to all commencement ceremonies are extremely limited. Filling out the additional ticket request form did NOT guarantee that you will receive additional tickets.

Graduates who have ordered their cap and gown by March 20, 2016 received four guest tickets. If you ordered your regalia by the March 20th deadline and did not receive your four guest tickets, please contact your student commencement team.


Check out our FAQ for answers to your commencement questions!

Commencement Guides

Check out your campus-specific commencement guide, which contains important information in it to help you prepare for the big day!

2016 Awards Ceremonies

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

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