All graduating students MUST apply for graduation to receive their diplomas and become official University of Cincinnati graduates. During the application process, you can indicate whether or not you intend to participate in the Commencement ceremony.
Be sure to meet with your advisor first to ensure your eligibility for graduation. After you have met with your advisor, click the "Apply for Graduation" link on the right.
If you are unsure whether you chose to participate in the ceremony, simply log back in the Online Degree Application. Your selection will appear on the right-hand side.