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Catalyst Tips & Tricks


Take a look at the Catalyst Tips & Tricks page, here to help you navigate the new Catalyst student portal at the University of Cincinnati.


The Catalyst Portal

Learn what's available in the Catalyst student information system portal.



View Enrollment (Registration) Appointments

Learn where to view your assigned date and time to begin using the enrollment shopping cart and begin registering for the term. 

Searching for Classes

Watch the tutorial for instructions on how to search for classes in Catalyst.


Enrollment Shopping Cart

Familiarize yourself with the enrollment shopping cart. It's simple, easy and will help you prepare to register for next semester's classes.

Class Schedule Builder

Learn how to plan your schedule based on your academic and personal needs! The class schedule builder allows you to select several courses and displays the class scheduling options based on each section's class meeting information. The generated results will provide scheduling options that are conflict free.

Registering for Classes

Learn how to add and drop classes in Catalyst.

Enrolling in a Class with a Wait List

Learn how to enroll in a class using a wait list in Catalyst.  


Swap a Class

Learn how to use the swap functionality to enroll in a class that has a wait list.

Locate General Education Courses

Watch this tutorial to learn how to find a general education course in the class search.

Run a What-If report

Running a what-if report is easy in Catalyst and can help you plan ahead if you're considering making a degree or program change. Watch this video to learn more.

Applying for Graduation

Learn how to apply for graduation through Catalyst.


Degree Audit

Get your degree audit to track your progress toward degree completion.

Textbook Information

Find your textbook information for this semester.

Requesting Your Official Transcript

Follow these steps to get your official transcript.




Bursar Pre-Registration (BPR) Agreement

Follow the steps to complete the Bursar Pre-Registration Agreement to-do and service indicator.

Accessing Your Term Bill

Learn about the basic parts of your UC bill.

Signing Up for Direct Deposit

Students who are not UC Employees

Follow the steps to sign up for direct deposit.



Delegated Access (Student)

Need to give others access to view your student account information? This is called Delegated Access in Catalyst.

How-to Guide (PDF)

Delegated Access (Parent)

Follow these steps to set up delegated access and view your student’s information in Catalyst.

How-to Guide (PDF)



Service Indicators and To-Dos

Keep your account up to date by reviewing your service indicators and to-dos in Catalyst.