Tickets are required for all ceremonies.

We generally estimate that ceremonies will last about 2 - 2.5 hours; that may vary depending on the number of graduates who choose to participate.

Fifth Third Arena

Commencement is held at Fifth Third Arena, University of Cincinnati West Campus.  Rules set forth by Fifth Third Arena regarding prohibited items must be followed at every Commencement ceremony. Please read the Prohibited Items list carefully and adhere to all restrictions. Note that the list includes, but is not limited to, balloons, noisemakers, signs, and strollers.