The Office of Admissions (513-556-1100) is charged with recruiting and admitting students to the University of Cincinnati. Applications for Undergraduate Admission open August 1st and close December 1st for maximum consideration for financial aid.
Bearcats Pantry Expand
The UC Bearcats Pantry provides free food, hygiene items, and cleaning supplies to students with food and other insecurities. The pantry also provides meal vouchers that can be used at campus dining halls. The pantry is meant to provide supplemental support which means we do not supply enough food to completely eradicate food insecurity. Our goal is to assist students in need by cutting down their grocery bills and connecting them to other resources in an effort to promote independence. The Bearcats Pantry is here to support students of all backgrounds and serve the student population.
Center for First-Generation Student Success Expand
An initiative led by NASPA with the generous financial support of The Suder Foundation. The Center for First-generation Student Success will serve as the primary entity to increase the research, scholarship, and effective practice supporting first-generation student success and to expand the number of institutions with evidence-based programs.
Cincinnati Pride Grant (CPG) Expand
The Cincinnati Pride Grant (CPG), in conjunction with federal, state, and institutional aid, covers the remaining cost of tuition for graduates of the Cincinnati Public School District who meet certain eligibility requirements.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Expand
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS-513-556-0648) is a professional counseling office within the Division of Student Affairs. CAPS provides counseling, outreach programs, and related services for UC students and those concerned about their welfare. CAPS help students address and resolve personal issues so that they can make the most of their educational opportunities at the University.
Disability Services Office (DSO) Expand
The Disability Services Office (DSO, 513-556-6823) is dedicated to empower students with disabilities through the delivery of reasonable accommodations and support services by bridging post-secondary education with future real-world experiences.
Division of Student Affairs (SA) Expand
The Division of Student Affairs (513-556-4119) is comprised of 21 different offices that assist students’ academic progress, discover their values, develop their identity, and realize their full potential.
Ethnic Programs and Services (EPS) Expand
The Office of Ethnic Programs and Services embraces the ever increasing diversity of the UC campus by providing quality programs and services that:
- Enhance the cultural, ethnic and racial awareness of the entire university community
- Support the needs of students of color
- Build bridges between the university and the community.
First Year Experience (FYE) Expand
The Center for First Year Experience and Learning Communities (513-556-4949) works to increase student engagement, learning, and achievement in the first year of college and beyond as a foundation for postsecondary success.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Expand
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. The office of Federal Student Aid, helps make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school.
Residence hall communities provide a safe, convenient home-away-from-home, and a low-stress environment that encourages students academically, socially, and personally. Housing (513-556-6461) works in collaboration with the Resident Education Development (RED) office to create a dynamic living learning experience for UC students.
I’m First Expand
McNair Scholars Program Expand
The Ronald E. McNair Post baccalaureate Achievement Program is one of the Federal TRIO Programs designed to assist undergraduate students that come from low-income households, are first-generation college students, and/or are members of an under-represented ethnic group in graduate school.
This program assists in preparation for doctoral studies through various scholarly activities. Students apply who would like to receive financial support for conducting research and who would like to work one on one with a faculty mentor and members of program staff.
Ohio Department of Higher Education Expand
The Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly known as the Ohio Board of Regents, 614 466-6000) is a Cabinet-level agency for the Governor of the State of Ohio that oversees higher education for the state. The agency’s main responsibilities include authorizing and approving new degree programs, managing state-funded financial aid programs and developing and advocating policies to maximize higher education’s contributions to the state and its citizens.