Commencement

Commemorate the Moment

Congratulations on your graduation! There are many ways to celebrate this important milestone and create lasting memories. 

A graduate wearing an AACRC stole, walking at Commencement
December 2021 Commencement Ceremony

Memorabilia

Announcements & Diploma Frames

Announcements, diploma frames, and other items are available for purchase through the UC Bookstore or from Signature Announcements.

Flowers

Floral arrangement options are available for purchase at the ceremony. You may also pre-order online for pickup at the arena.

Photography

Graduates will be photographed at the ceremony. You will receive a link to purchase photos following the event.

Printable UC Decor

Download free UC decorations and swag to host your own Commencement celebration!

Tassel Keepsakes

Create a meaningful keepsake using your graduation tassel! Check out our DIY Tassel Video for creative ideas.

Yard Signs

Download a free graduation yard sign! You can get one printed at a local or online vendor of your choice.

Bearcat statue, Lucy and Mascot
December 2021 Commencement Ceremony

Making the Most of Your Visit

Campus Photo Spots

  • Bearcat Statue outside Fifth Third Arena
  • Nippert Stadium
  • University of Cincinnati Entrance Signs (e.g. Near intersection of MLK Dr. and Clifton)
  • University Pavilion Fountain
  • Outside your college building

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