Two students celebrating their Commencement, smiling at the camera.

Information for Graduating Students

We are thrilled to celebrate our December 2023, May 2024, and August 2024 graduates. Information about the event and instructions on how to get your tickets will be available closer to Commencement.

Application for Graduation

All undergraduate and graduate candidates for graduation are required to file an Application for Graduation and Diploma by Wednesday, March 13. The deadline for Haub Law candidates to submit their application for May 2024 graduation was Tuesday, July 25, 2023. The Office of the Registrar will conduct a final review and verification of academic records. You will be able to confirm how your name will be presented on the diploma, graduation date, program information, and diploma mailing address among other items.

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Read more information on graduation and conferral of degrees.

Register To Attend and Request Guest Tickets

All Commencement attendees, graduates, and their guests must present a ticket at the entrance of the event. The deadline for graduates to request tickets is Friday, April 19.

Prospective graduates eligible to participate in the Commencement ceremonies should have received an email from MarchingOrder on February 13. You will register to attend and request tickets for your guests on the MarchingOrder site. You will be asked to sign in using your Pace University student email.

Register with MarchingOrder

Order Graduation Regalia

All graduates must wear academic regalia to participate in the Commencement ceremonies. Academic regalia includes a gown, cap, and a hood. The deadline to order academic regalia is Friday, April 19.

Order Graduation Regalia

Arrival Time Information

Graduating students should plan to arrive one hour before their scheduled start time. Graduates attending the main ceremony first should proceed directly to the designated seating. Each school ceremony will feature a celebratory processional entry. Graduates should start lining up 45 minutes before their ceremony start time. Staff at the school check-in desks will direct graduates to the appropriate line-up location.

Commencement Tickets

After your MarchingOrder registration and guest ticket request is submitted, you will receive your Grad Pass, which you will need to check into your school ceremony and before you cross the stage. You will also be able to send your guests their tickets through MarchingOrder.

All guests must present a ticket for entry to USTA. Guest seating is general admission and first come first serve. Grad Passes and guest tickets are printable.

Senior Portraits

Student Government Association on both campuses provide the opportunity for all graduating students to sit for Senior Portraits. Students need to sign up using the links below. Portraits will be taken in your own business attire and provided academic regalia (cap, gown, and hood). Appointments are limited.

Please note that portraits will also be captured at Commencement right after you cross the stage.

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