Catalyst Tips & Tricks


Take a look at the Catalyst Tips & Tricks page, here to help you navigate the new Catalyst student portal at the University of Cincinnati.


The Catalyst Portal

Learn what's available in the Catalyst student information system portal.



Searching for Classes

Watch the tutorial or download the PDF for step-by-step instructions on how to search for classes in Catalyst.

How-to Guide (PDF)

Enrollment Shopping Cart

Familiarize yourself with the enrollment shopping cart. It's simple, easy and will help you prepare to register for next semester's classes.

Registering for Classes

Learn how to add and drop classes in Catalyst.

Enrolling in a Class with a Wait List

Learn how to enroll in a class using a wait list in Catalyst.  


Class Schedule Builder

Learn how to plan your schedule based on your academic and personal needs! The class schedule builder allows you to select several courses and displays the class scheduling options based on each section's class meeting information. The generated results will provide scheduling options that are conflict free.

Enrollment (Registration) Appointment Times

Learn where to view your assigned date and time to begin using the enrollment shopping cart and registering for the term.


Textbook Information

Find your textbook information for this semester.


Degree Audit

Get your degree audit to track your progress toward degree completion.


Requesting Your Official Transcript

Follow these steps to get your official transcript!



Understanding Your Bill

Learn about the basic parts of your UC bill.

Signing Up for Direct Deposit
Students who are not UC Employees

Follow the steps to sign up for direct deposit.

Changing Direct Deposit Bank Information
Students who Have an Active UCFlex Account

Follow the steps to change your employee bank information if you have (or had) an on-campus job.



Delegated Access (Student)

Need to give others access to view your student account information? This is called Delegated Access in Catalyst.

How-to Guide (PDF)

Delegated Access (Parent)

Follow these steps to set up delegated access and view your student’s information in Catalyst.

How-to Guide (PDF)



Service Indicators and To-Dos

Keep your account up to date by reviewing your service indicators and to-dos in Catalyst.


Bursar Pre-Registration Agreement

Follow the steps to complete the Bursar Pre-Registration Agreement to-do and service indicator.

Watch the Video