Summer 2024 Commencement

Welcome to Commencement at the University of Cincinnati! This is a momentous occasion where we celebrate the achievements of our graduating students and their journey towards success. Below you’ll find key information about the ceremony, including location, ticket information, and logistics.

Ceremony Details

  • Location: Fifth Third Arena
  • Date: Friday, August 2, 2024
  • Clear Bag Policy: Please note that Fifth Third Arena has a clear bag policy in place for all events. Ensure you review the policy before attending the ceremony.


Tickets are required for entry to the Commencement ceremony for both graduates and guests. Graduating students should watch their UC email for important information from the Commencement Office.

Live Stream

A livestream link will be posted here on the ceremony day so that you can celebrate with us virtually! No password or registration is required to view the livestream.

Parking & Getting Around

View information on commencement parking, getting around campus, and accessibility services. 

Ceremony Schedule

Mark your calendar and celebrate the achievements of our graduating students at  Commencement! You can find specific ceremony details below. 

Summer 2024 Commencement

  • Date: Friday, August 2, 2024
  • Doors Open: 12:30pm
  • Graduating Student Check-in: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Ceremony Begins: 2:00pm
  • Degrees Conferred: One ceremony includes all degrees, all colleges

Save the Date for Future Ceremonies

  • Fall 2024: December 13 at 3:00pm
  • Spring 2025: May 1, 2, and 3
  • Summer 2025: August 8 and 9
  • Fall 2025: December 12 and 13
  • Spring 2026: April 30, May 1, and 2
  • Summer 2026: August 6 and 7

Congratulations, graduates and families! We look forward to celebrating this special moment with you. 


Ceremony dates and times are subject to change.

Please check back frequently for updates.