Ceremony Details

Fall 2019 Commencement

Saturday, December 14, 2019

(One ceremony includes Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's, and Associate's degrees)

  • Ceremony begins at 9:00am
  • Fifth Third Arena
  • This will be a ticketed event. Each graduating student who selects to participate in Commencement through the graduation application will be emailed ticket instructions closer to the ceremony from the Commencement Office.
  • Guests must have a ticket to enter. Graduates do not need a ticket.

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 will take place at Fifth Third Arena, UC Uptown West Campus.  Rules set forth by Fifth Third Arena regarding prohibited items must be followed at every Commencement ceremony. Please be sure to 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.