Commencement

Events

A birds eye view of a graduation cap reading "Stay positive, work hard, 2021" with a drawing of the Earth surrounded by people holding hands.
A birds eye view of a graduation cap reading "Teach the Change You Wish to C" and an apple. The C is represented by a C-paw.

UC Bookstores offers a one-stop shop for all your Commencement needs prior to each Fall and Spring ceremony. Purchase regalia, diploma frames, announcements, and other celebratory items all in one place!

Grad Fest for Fall 2022 will be held on October 12, from 10am - 5pm at the TUC Bookstore.

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. For more information, please contact the LGBTQ Center.

Tyehimba is the Afrocentric Celebration designed for graduates of the University of Cincinnati to acknowledge their achievements. The word Tyehimba means “We Stand as a Nation,” and this celebration recognizes students and the village that have helped them reach this milestone.