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Commencement Is Here

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At long last, the moment has come for the class of 2018 and the Pace Community. Join us for this momentous occasion.


Commencement Details

Elisabeth Haub Law School Ceremony
Monday, May 14
1:00 p.m.
Law School

PLV Campus Undergraduate Ceremony
Wednesday, May 16
11:00 a.m.
Goldstein Fitness Center

NYC Campus Undergraduate/Graduate Ceremonies
Tuesday, May 22
10:30 a.m. undergraduate ceremony, 4:00 p.m. graduate ceremony
Radio City Music Hall

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Award Ceremonies And Reception

College of Health Professions

PLV and NYC campuses | Undergraduate and Graduate | Tuesday, May 15
Award Ceremony: Goldstein Fitness Center, 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Reception: Under the tent, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

PLV Campus | Undergraduate | Tuesday, May 15
Award Ceremony: 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Gottesman Room
Reception: 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Fern Dining Hall

NYC Campus | Undergraduate | Monday, 21
Award Ceremony: 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Schimmel Theater
Reception: 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Student Union

PLV and NYC campuses | Graduate | Friday, May 18
Award Ceremony: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., Willcox Multi-Purpose Room
Reception: 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m., Willcox Multi-Purpose Room

Lubin School of Business

PLV Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Tuesday, May 15
Award Ceremony: 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m., Gottesman Room
Reception: 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Fern Dining Hall

NYC Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Friday, May 18
Award Ceremony: 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Schimmel Theater
Reception: 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Gym

School of Education

PLV Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Monday, May 14
Award Ceremony: 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Gottesman Room
Reception: 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Gottesman Room

NYC Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Monday, May 21
Award Ceremony: 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Gym
Reception: 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Gym

Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

PLV Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Tuesday, May 15
Award Ceremony: 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Butcher Suite
Reception: 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Bourdeau Lounge

NYC Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Monday, May 21
Award Ceremony: 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m., Bianco Room
Reception: 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Bianco Room

Pforzheimer Honors College

PLV Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Monday, May 14
Award Ceremony/Reception: 6:15 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Willcox Multi-Purpose Room

NYC Campus | Undergraduate and Graduate | Sunday, May 20
Award Ceremony/Reception: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Gym

Pace Online (NACTEL/iPace)

PLV and NYC campuses | Undergraduate and Graduate | Monday, May 21
Pre-Award Ceremony Reception: 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Bianco Room
Award Ceremony: 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m., Bianco Room

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A Thank You to Faculty and Staff

It is due to your commitment that we are all able to celebrate this momentous occasion. Your presence and assistance at the ceremonies truly makes a difference for our students and their families.

Here are some ways we thank you for your service:

  • >> 1/2 day flextime for those who work more than one Commencement ceremony
  • >> Breakfast and/or lunch will provided
  • >> $10 gift card for Barnes & Noble for every ceremony you work
  • >> Entry into a $100 raffle (5 drawn per ceremony) for every ceremony you work
  • >> Thank you lunch with the Provost

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Information On Compensation For Assisting At Commencement

Please do not edit the hours you work for Commencement in Kronos. Kronos should reflect your normal work day hours for that day.

Full-time employees who are eligible for overtime will receive payment for any additional hours worked beyond the usual weekly work schedule in their June 15, 2018 payroll check. These additional hours will be submitted by University Special Events, and will be paid at applicable overtime rates in their June 15, 2018 payroll check if hours worked in those weeks (May 14–18, 2018 and/or May 21–25, 2018) exceed 35.

Part-Time Employees and Student Workers will have their total number of hours worked submitted by University Special Events, and will be paid at the applicable rate in their June 15, 2018 payroll check.

If you are a full-time employee and assist at more than one Commencement ceremony, you are entitled to take one-half flex day (with supervisor’s approval) on or before Thursday, May 31, 2018.

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