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Itinerary for Spring Commencement

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 2-4, 2019

University of Cincinnati Commencement Platform Party

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Thursday Afternoon, May 2, 2019

DOCTORAL HOODING & MASTER’S RECOGNITION CEREMONY

 

CEREMONY LOCATION: Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati (West Campus)

PARKING: Varsity Village Garage, 200 Varsity Village Drive, Cincinnati, 45221 (off Corry Boulevard on UC’s campus beneath the tennis courts; see map)

 

1:00 p.m. Check-in and robing

Please enter at the Richard E. Lindner Athletics Center, 2751 O’Varsity Way, Cincinnati, 45221 (above ground of the Varsity Village Garage). Robing will take place in the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club in Fifth Third Arena.

1:45 p.m. Line-Up for Processional

Assemble for procession into the arena in the chairs provided.

2:00 p.m. Processional Begins – Doctoral Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony

The ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. with the graduates’ processional.

Ceremony Concludes

Platform party members return to robing area to remove regalia.

Friday, May 3, 2019

MORNING UNDERGRADUATE CEREMONY

College of Allied Health Sciences, College-Conservatory of Music, College of Engineering & Applied Science, College of Medicine, College of Nursing

Honorary Degree Recipient: Doloris Learmonth

 

CEREMONY LOCATION: Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati (West Campus)

PARKING: Varsity Village Garage, 200 Varsity Village Drive, Cincinnati, 45221 (off Corry Boulevard on UC’s campus beneath the tennis courts; see map)

 

8-8:15 a.m. Check-in and robing

Please enter at the Richard E. Lindner Athletics Center, 2751 O’Varsity Way, Cincinnati, 45221 (above ground of the Varsity Village Garage). The robing will take place in the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club in Fifth Third Arena.

8:15-8:45 a.m. Photos

Photos will be taken outside the Courtside Club at our photo station.

 8:45 a.m. Line-Up for Processional

Assemble for procession into the arena in the chairs provided.

9:00 a.m. Processional – Commencement Ceremony

The ceremony, held in Fifth Third Arena, begins at 9:00 a.m. The platform party will march into the arena and onto the stage. The ceremony is expected to last 2 or more hours.

Ceremony Concludes

Platform party members return to robing area to remove regalia.

11:30 a.m. (or immediately following the ceremony) Luncheon

After returning to the robing room to remove regalia, you will be escorted to the Margaret K. Valentine Classroom/Arena Club for a celebratory luncheon hosted by President Neville Pinto.

Friday, May 3, 2019

AFTERNOON UNDERGRADUATE CEREMONY

College of Arts & Sciences, Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Honorary Degree Recipient: Robert Richardson Jr.

 

CEREMONY LOCATION: Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati (West Campus)

PARKING: Varsity Village Garage, 200 Varsity Village Drive, Cincinnati, 45221 (off Corry Boulevard on UC’s campus beneath the tennis courts; see map) Please note you may encounter traffic from the morning ceremony as it exits.

 

11:15 a.m. Check-in and robing

Please enter at the Lindner Athletics Center, 2751 O’Varsity Way, Cincinnati, 45221 (above ground at the Varsity Village Garage). You will be escorted to the robing area to check in at the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club in Fifth Third Arena.

11:30 a.m. (or immediately following the morning ceremony) Luncheon

You will be escorted to the Margaret K. Valentine Classroom/Arena Club for a celebratory luncheon hosted by President Neville Pinto.

1-1:15 p.m. Robing

You will return to the robing area in the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club in Fifth Third Arena to dress in regalia for the ceremony.

1:15-1:45 p.m. Photographs

Photos will be taken in the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club.

1:45 p.m. Line-Up for Processional

Assemble for procession into the arena in the chairs provided.

2:00 p.m. Processional – Commencement Ceremony

The ceremony, held in Fifth Third Arena, begins at 2:00 p.m. The platform party will march into the arena and onto the stage. The ceremony is expected to last 2 or more hours.

Ceremony Concludes

Platform party members return to robing area to remove regalia.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

SATURDAY MORNING UNDERGRADUATE CEREMONY

College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, UC Blue Ash, UC Clermont

Honorary Degree Recipient: Thomas Cassady

 

CEREMONY LOCATION: Fifth Third Arena at the University of Cincinnati (West Campus)

PARKING: Varsity Village Garage, 200 Varsity Village Drive, Cincinnati, 45221 (off Corry Boulevard on UC’s campus beneath the tennis courts; see map)

 

8-8:15 a.m. Check-in and robing

Please enter at the Lindner Athletics Center, 2751 O’Varsity Way, Cincinnati, 45221 (above ground at the Varsity Village Garage).You will be escorted to the robing area to check in at the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club in Fifth Third Arena.

8:15-8:45 a.m. Photographs

Photos will be taken in the Jeff Wyler Mercedes Benz/Courtside Club.

8:45 a.m. Line-Up for Processional

Assemble for procession into the arena in the chairs provided.

9:00 a.m. Processional – Commencement Ceremony

The ceremony, held in Fifth Third Arena, begins at 9:00 a.m. The platform party will march into the arena and onto the stage. The ceremony is expected to last 2 or more hours.

Ceremony Concludes

Platform party members return to robing area to remove regalia.

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