Graduate Commencement

Fall Semester 2021 Doctoral Hooding and Master's Recognition Ceremony

Doctoral degree candidates and master’s degree candidates from fall semester 2021 are invited to attend the Doctoral Hooding and Master's Recognition Ceremony on December 10, 2021. General information regarding location, time and other relevant details can be found on the University Commencement site.

  • Students must apply for your degree online through Catalyst. Log in an navigate to the "My Academics" tab. Select "Apply for Graduation" on the left hand menu and complete the form. There is a $50 application fee.
  • Students must make a reservation to participate in the Doctoral Hooding and Master's Recognition Ceremony through the online application for degree site. 
  • Order commencement regalia at the UC Bookstore, either in the TUC location or online at the UC Bookstore.  The color for MS in Business Administration regalia is “gold”; MBA students wear “drab brown” regalia and MA (Applied Economics) regalia is “white”.  If you are graduating with a dual MBA/MS, MBA/MA, or MS/MA degree in Lindner, you may choose either regalia.  Doctoral candidates should check with their advisor or the bookstore.
  • MBA students must also complete the appropriate Self-Appraisal form.  These completed forms should be forwarded to Karen Mueller at

International Students

International students who would like to have international friends and family attend the commencement ceremonies must apply for a visitor visa. This application process can be completed through iStart. Graduation invitation letters are available from UC International. For more information, please contact UC International, at 513-556-4278.