College Day

Required event for all first-year students!

College Day is an opportunity for you to meet classmates within your specific college, meet faculty, administrators, and your academic advisor, as well as learn the expectations that your college has of you!

All first-year students will receive an email from their college with detailed instructions on how the day will flow. 

10-11am – Virtual UCBA College Day
12-1pm – UCBA On-campus experience
2:15pm – Meet-up for UCBA students Uptown for Convocation 
3:00pm – Stream Convocation at UCBA

ContactSarah Wolfe

Sessions will be held virtually for departments alphabetically:

11:15 am:  Departments A - H

12:15 pm:  Departments I - W

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Drop-in advising, either virtually or in-person at French Hall West

Contact: Kevin Ploeger


Time:  11:00 am to 12:00 pm OR 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Please check your email to determine what session to attend.

Where: Health Sciences Buildign on Medical Campus: 3225 Eden Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229

Contact: Dr. Carney Sotto

The schedule for CCM’s Welcome Week is posted at our CCM Community Canvas site and requires log-in.

The direct link to the Welcome Week schedule is

The link to the CCM Community Canvas site (which has a link at the top to the Welcome Week module) is

Time:  12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Location: Teachers-Dyer Complex (located in front of CECH's main building, closet to University Pavilion)

Attending College Day is a requirement for all first-year students at UC. Please drop by anytime during that window to pick up pizza and a drink. You will also have the opportunity to meet CECH faculty and staff, learn more about CECH student organizations, and get a FREE CECH t-shirt.

Contact: Lauren White

11:00 am to 1:00 pm:  Lunch on your own and DAAP Scavenger Hunt

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm:  College Day Presentations--DAAP Tribunal, Mindfulness, and Advising. These will take place in 4400 Aronoff. Students will go to New Student Convocation immediately following this session. 

 Contact: Ellie Graham

Time: 11am-2:30pm

Location: Schneider Quad

Contact: Katelynn Barnett

TIme: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Location: Lindner College of Business

Contact: Sarah Jernigan

Time:  11:00 am to 2:30 pm

Location: Procter Hall, College of Nursing

Information: ·         All first year College of Nursing Undergraduate students are to report to Procter Hall (bottom left corner on the Medical Campus Map) at 10:45am on August 20th.

o         For those living on campus: Procter Hall is about a 15 minute walk from west campus dorms so give yourself enough time.

o         For commuters: The closest parking garage is the Kingsgate/University Hall Garage, 151 Goodman Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45219, to get to Procter Hall from the garage, use the University Hall-labeled elevators to get to the first floor lobby of University Hall. Exit through the south doors (toward campus) and you will see the main entrance to Procter Hall. 

Contact: Deborah Gray

Time: 10:00 am to 2:15 pm

Location: Medical Sciences Building, Kresge Auditorium

Information: All first year College of Medicine Undergraduate students, Public Health, and Medical Sciences students are to report to 5/3 Arena in front of the Oscar Robertson Statue at 10:00am on August 20th. Students will be greeted by College of Medicine Ambassadors holding a big sign that says, “College of Medicine.” Students will be led over to Medical Campus by the College of Medicine Ambassadors. Food will be provided and we ask that all students wear a red t-shirt to College Day. 

Contact: Tyler Swanson