Graduate Students

Are you a graduate student at the University of Cincinnati? This graduate student page contains tips to help you as a student at UC.

Graduate Student Checklist

View the Graduate Student Checklist to ensure that you don't miss any steps.

One Stop Catalyst Self-Help Guide

Need help navigating Catalyst? Use this One Stop Catalyst Self-Help Guide for instructions on how to do your UC related business online.

Financial Aid Award Offer

Review personalized financial aid options via Catalyst. Changes to your schedule can impact the amount of your financial aid.

Year-Round Financial Aid

Certain graduate programs require year-round attendance. Learn more about year-round aid distribution.

Funding Opportunities

Individual graduate programs are responsible for fellowships, graduate assistantships and other graduate funding. Check out this Database of Grants and Fellowships for Graduate Students.

Covering Remaining or Out-of-Pocket Cost

Use the Estimated Remaining Cost Tool to calculate the amount that may be needed to cover any remaining cost. Options can include the Tuition Payment Plan, a Graduate PLUS loan, and/or Alternative loans.

Direct Deposit

Sign up for direct deposit to set up the bank account to which you wish to receive any refunds.

Health Insurance & Immunization

Waive university health insurance, if you have other coverage. The Student Health Insurance Office can provide more information on student health insurance coverage. Submit vaccination information to MedProctor.

Electronic/Paper Transcripts

UC partners with Parchment for ordering and processing all official transcripts. Notifications are sent to your email directly from Parchment indicating the progress of your transcript request. Make sure to check your spam/junk email folders.

Verify Enrollment/Degree

Free, official degree enrollment and verification documents may be printed directly from Catalyst. Please note: enrollment certifications for each term are available on the first day of classes for that term.

Loan Exit Counseling

Whenever a student graduates or discontinues their education for any period other than summer term, federal student loan borrowers are required to complete loan exit counseling.