Commencement

The Commencement Office recognizes our graduating students' achievements by celebrating those successes at the University of Cincinnati Commencement ceremonies.

We are incredibly proud of all you have accomplished, and we look forward to celebrating with you.

Class of 2020

Class of Summer 2021

The university will host two in-person ceremonies for all degrees (Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's, Associate's) at our Class of Summer 2021 Commencement on Friday, August 6, 2021, in Fifth Third Arena. Please check the list below for your college’s ceremony time! All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

9:00am (EST) ceremony on Friday, August 6

  • Doors open at 7:30am
  • Degrees conferred from the following colleges:
    • College of Allied Health Sciences
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • College-Conservatory of Music
    • James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
    • College of Medicine
    • College of Nursing

2:00pm (EST) ceremony on Friday, August 6

  • Doors open at 12:30pm
  • Degrees conferred from the following colleges:
    • Carl H. Lindner College of Business
    • College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
    • College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
    • College of Engineering and Applied Science
    • UC Blue Ash College
    • UC Clermont College 

Show Your Bearcat Pride with a UC Yard Sign

Pick up a free yard sign and put your accomplishment on display outside your home. If you are not able to pick up a sign in person, you can download the graphic and take it to be printed!

Yard Sign Pick-up

  • Clifton Campus - 630 Steger Student Life Center, Student Affairs Front Desk
    • June 10 - July 15, Monday - Friday, 11am - 2pm
    • July 19 - August 5, Monday - Friday, 11am - 2pm
  • UC Blue Ash Campus - Muntz Hall Welcome Desk
    • Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm
  • UC Clermont Campus - Student Services Building Welcome Desk
    • Monday - Thursday, 10am - 5pm

Celebrate with Printable UC Swag

Download and print free pennant flags, Bearcat designs, and more online to add a a touch of UC to your Commencement celebration!

Information on this website is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.