Grad

Graduation

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View Graduation Deadlines for the current and upcoming semesters.

Run your Graduation Checklist first! The graduation application and all other required steps are located here. You can also use this application to check your graduation status.
 

Commencement Ceremonies

Whether you are a first-time graduate, graduate student, parent or UC faculty member joining in the celebration, this will be a memorable day for you. Find details and information on the commencement website.

Fall 2022 Ceremony Details

  • Friday, December 9, 2022.
  • Ceremony time to be determined.
  • The Commencement Office will email students about commencement tickets few weeks after the graduation deadline, September 13, 2022. Please contact the Commencement Office (comminfo@ucmail.uc.edu) if you have questions regarding the ceremony.

Summer 2022

The Summer 2022 Commencement was held on Friday, August 5, 2022, in Fifth Third Arena. Congratulations to all of our Summer grads!

Watch the Summer 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

Purchasing Regalia

Graduate students participating at the Commencement Ceremony must have official UC regalia. Any graduating student may purchase regalia, regardless of their ceremony participation. Only officially licensed UC regalia is permitted to be worn for participation in the ceremony. 

Doctoral Regalia

Doctoral students participating in the ceremony are only permitted to wear the red UC regalia.

Doctoral Standard Regalia is available at Jostens.com from Tuesday, August 30, 2022, through Wednesday, November 2, 2022.  The cost is $212.50 + tax and the regalia will ship directly to you. If you have questions regarding the Doctoral Standard Regalia, please call the UC Bookstore at 513-556-1700, then press 3 or email them at uc@bkstr.com.

To inquire about Fine Quality Doctral Regalia, please contact Jennifer Smith Hunter (j.smithhunter@follett.com). The cost is $1105+ tax (Gown, Hood, Tam, Gold Doctoral Tassel, Pocket and Pocket Slit and Basic degree tassel). Students who would like to order Fine Quality Doctoral Regalia will need to fill out an order form (student and measurement information). Please contact Shaymaa Minkara (minkarsa@ucmail.uc.edu) to receive the order form. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, October 26, 2022, to arrive in time for the Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

Master's Regalia

Master's regalia will be available on the UC Bookstore website Tuesday, September 6, 2022, through Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Master's regalia is available for purchase at the UC Bookstore in Tangeman University Center (TUC) through graduation day.

After Graduation