Accessibility Information

The University of Cincinnati Commencement Office is available to answer any questions you may have. Please email us at

Graduating Students

Graduates with questions about student accessibility and accommodations should contact the Commencement Office by email least three weeks prior to the ceremony.


Guests may visit the Accessibility Station on the day of the ceremony, conveniently located inside the main entrance of Fifth Third Arena (East Concourse). Volunteers will provide information on seating and accommodations. Guests do not need advance reservations for accommodations.

There is accessible seating throughout the arena. Elevators and family restrooms are available.

Guest Drop-off

Guests with accessibility needs may be dropped off if necessary at the Bearcat Statue Circle in front of Fifth Third Arena (enter at Corry Blvd). There will be a tent with volunteers at this location. Distance from drop-off to main entrance is approximately 68 yards on an accessible concrete path (no steps).