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Mark Your Calendars

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Applications for graduation (yes, you need to apply), study abroad scholarships, intramural sports, and an essay contest on Chinese culture—here are the dates and deadlines you need to know.

Application for Graduation
Deadline for May 2018 Graduation: September 30, 2017
Deadline for August 2018 Graduation: November 17, 2017

It’s only September and senioritis may have already set in, but before you walk the walk, you have to fill out this graduation verification form. All undergraduate students with at least 90 credits and graduate students with at least 24 credits are required to file a Graduation Verification Form to receive a Degree Verification or Degree Works notification.

With this paperless form you will be able to verify how your name will be written on the diploma, graduation date, program information, and diploma mailing address, among other items. It is required that you file the form by the above deadlines to ensure that the updates are processed in a timely manner that coincides with your graduation term.

If you have not completed the form by the above deadline date, please contact the Office of Student Assistance immediately at (877) 672-1830 or via email at

Lubin’s International Travel Scholarship
Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Are you a Lubin student who wants to travel the globe? We’ve got good news. The Lubin School of Business, through a grant received from the Figueroa Family Fund, is awarding scholarships for select study abroad opportunities. Students who are eligible can expect to receive $3,000 per study abroad opportunity. These scholarships are administered through Lubin's Center for Global Business Programs. Download the application instructions before you apply.

New York Chinese Opera Society Essay Competition
Deadline: Friday, October 13, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
The New York Chinese Opera Society (NYCOS) is proud to announce that it is now accepting submissions for its annual essay contest. The 7th New York Chinese Opera Society Essay Competition, co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute and Global Asian Studies Program at Pace University, is open to all students at Pace. The purpose of the contest is to invite more in-depth research in Chinese culture and increase the interest and participation of Pace students in Chinese cultural studies. Essays can be on any topic related to Chinese art, history, or culture. Submissions must be made via email to Previous awardees will not be eligible.

Intramural Teams (NYC)
Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017
Whether you call it a shuttlecock or a birdie, badminton might be in your future. Sign-up deadlines for intramural sports in NYC begin on October 6. Fall sports include flag football, indoor socker, dodgeball, and of course, badminton. All teams are co-ed and registration can be done via For questions, please contact Ramon Montague at

Intramural Teams (PLV)
Deadline: Sunday, October 22, 2017
This fall, remember the five Ds of dodgeball: dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge. Sign-ups for intramural sports including dodgeball (of course), basketball, indoor soccer, and volleyball are happening now. All teams are co-ed and registration can be done via For questions, please contact JR Pouncey at