University of Cincinnati complies with the Ohio Board of Regents definition of a semester credit hour. At Univeristy of Cincinnati, a semester hour of credit is comprised of 750 minutes of formalized instruction. The Ohio Board of Regents recognizes that formalized instruction may take place in a variety of modes.
University of Cincinnati has established a standardardized semester schedule block grid for class scheduling. The grid meets the Ohio Board of Regents instructional minutes requirments. Colleges/departments scheduling non-standard meeting time classes sections are required to comply with the OBR 750 instructional minutes per credit hour minimum.