Information for Graduates

Graduates seated before the stage, a field of Miami red caps and gowns.
2019 student speaker at the podium during commencement


All university parking lots will be open to the public during the commencement weekend. Additional Handicap spaces will be added for the event.


On May 17, arrive at the Oxford - Goggin Ice Center by 2:00 pm and check-in at your department's table located in the Goggin Ice Center Practice Rink.

Disability-Related Needs

Prepare for any disability-related needs by calling the Office of Disability Services, 513-727-3431, in Middletown, or 513-785-3211, in Hamilton.

Closed captioning can be viewed on a mobile device by visiting: CLAASCaptions.

Commencement Photos & Video

Professional photos and video of commencement will be taken and available for purchase through Graduation Foto. You will receive a separate mailing from Graduation Foto with purchase details.


Commencement and divisional recognition ceremonies are special events for all involved. We ask that you show respect for everyone who shares in the experience by creating an occasion that will appropriately highlight their achievements. The university ceremony is a dignified program governed by academic tradition, overall good manners, and state and local laws. Therefore, possession of alcoholic beverages or materials that may disrupt the ceremony is prohibited. Guests may not reserve seats.

Inclement Weather

The divisional ceremony will be held indoors. In the event of rain, the divisional recognition ceremony will still occur. In the case of an emergency, any decision to cancel the ceremony will be announced on the Miami Regionals' homepage,, on social media, and through email.

General Information

If you need any additional information about the divisional recognition ceremony, please contact the Office of the Assistant Dean at 513.217.4012.

Commencement in Oxford

Learn more about Commencement on the Oxford campus at the Commencement website.