Commencement 2018: What You Need To Know

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Whether you’re graduating and participating in the ceremony or simply attending to watch the graduates walk across the stage, here is everything you need to know about University of Cincinnati’s Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies.

Live streaming is also an option, for those who cannot attend but still want to witness the excitement: http://www.uc.edu/commencement/details/live-video.html

Master's Recognition Ceremony - Friday, April 27, 2018, 2 p.m.

Nippert Stadium - Doors open at 1 p.m. for guests.

Tickets are not required for this ceremony.


Doctoral Hooding - Friday, April 27, 2018, 9 a.m.

Tickets are required for this ceremony.

For guests:

Doors open 8 a.m. for guests at the Campus Rec Center. Tickets are required for all guests. If you have tickets you don’t need, please drop them off at the Will Call desk located inside the Campus Rec Center. Any additional tickets available at the Will Call desk will be distributed on a first come, first receive basis. Guests are invited to the Sheakley Lawn for a Commencement Reception immediately following the ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.

For graduating students:

Check in begins at 8 a.m. at the Campus and closes promptly at 8:45 a.m. Enter at the main entrance and allow our volunteers to direct you. Please dress appropriately and comfortably for the occasion. Do not bring anything of value to the line-up area (Campus Rec Center); it will be left during the ceremony, and there will be no security in the area. You and your guests are invited to the Sheakley Lawn for a Commencement Reception immediately following the ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.

Graduating students with limited mobility or those who require special accommodations, please contact the Commencement Office to make arrangements and to receive additional information at (513) 556-3502 or comminfo@uc.edu.

Parking is free on ceremony day on West Campus.

Parking and Shuttle information can be found at http://www.uc.edu/commencement/details/parking.html.

If you have questions regarding either ceremony, please visit the Commencement website or call the Commencement Office at (513) 556-3502