Prepare for Commencement

We are glad you have decided to participate in the All University Commencement. Whether you are a student, family member, friend, or faculty member joining in the celebration, we know this will be a memorable day for you.

Apply to Graduate

All graduating students MUST apply for graduation to receive their diplomas and become official University of Cincinnati graduates. During the application process, you will indicate whether or not you intend to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

Students should meet with their advisor before completing the application to ensure eligibility for graduation. All applications for graduation are handled by the Office of the Registar. You can find more information by visiting their Applying to Graduate page.

Caps and Gowns / Regalia

Graduating Master's, Bachelor's, and Associate's students may purchase caps and gowns online (when regalia is available there will be a section on the linked page) or at the UC Bookstore in Tangeman University Center (TUC) or branch locations.

Contact the Graduate School for information on ordering Doctoral regalia.