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


Announcements & Diploma Frames

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


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


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 (available until May 1 - read more here)
  • 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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