Schedule & Registration

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Sign up for Application Basics events >>

  • Essay Writing Workshop

What prompt should I choose? Does the essay really even matter? Get these answers and more while you learn the basics of writing your college essay.

Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 5 PM EST

Tuesday, Oct. 27 @ 7 PM EST

  • How UC Reads Your Common App

Every school reads their applications differently. In this session you’ll learn what the University of Cincinnati looks for in a Common Application, along with how to decide if you want to be test-optional and what that means.

Tuesday, Aug. 18 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 4 PM EST

Thursday, Nov. 12 @ 6 PM EST 

  • Admissions Timeline

Starting with the opening of the Common App, all the way to Cincinnati's Confirmation Deadline, this session will highlight the timeline of major events and deadlines you should prepare for from the month of August until May 1st.

Monday, Oct. 12 @ 6 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 23 @ 5 PM EST

  • Advice From the Admitted

Ask our panel of current Bearcats what the college admissions process was like for them and how it has impacted their college experience.

Tuesday, Sept. 29 @ 7 PM EST

  • Application Workshop

In this workshop, an Admissions Counselor will be on-hand to help you with your Common App. Whether just starting your application or doing a final review before hitting submit, we can help!

Monday, Sept. 14 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Oct. 21 @ 4 PM EST

Tuesday, Nov. 3 @ 6 PM EST

 

Sign up for Bearcats Business events >>

  • Using Your Online Accounts

How do I make a Common App account? Am I able to track my application status? Knowing what accounts to use and how to use them is important. This session will explain how to create and use your online accounts.

Monday, Aug. 17 @ 6 PM EST

Wednesday, Sept. 16 @ 4 PM EST

  • Financial Aid 101

Crunch the numbers! Come learn about how the financial aid process works at UC!

Tuesday, Sept. 1 @ 7 PM EST

Tuesday, Oct. 13 @ 6 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 9 @ 5 PM EST

  • FAFSA Workshop

FAFSA? What does that mean? In this session, come learn about the the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and how to fill it out.

Thursday, Oct. 1 @ 6 PM EST

Monday, Oct. 26 @ 5 PM EST

Tuesday, Nov. 24 @ 7 PM EST

 

Sign up for Major Decisions events >>

  • Map Out Your Major

Not sure what you'd like to study? Trust us, you're not alone! Learn how to choose a major that aligns with both your skills and interests.

Wednesday, Aug. 26 @ 4 PM EST

Monday, Sept. 21 @ 6 PM EST

  • Experience-Based Learning

No matter the major, every single student at UC is getting hands-on fieldwork. Hear how current Bearcats are learning through experience!

Thursday, Sept. 10 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 2 @ 4 PM EST

  • Major in the Arts & Humanities at UC

Wondering how to pursue your dreams in the arts and humanities? From language and literature to art and music, UC offers immersive academics, experience-based learning, and preparation for a bright future. Join staff from the College-Conservatory of Music; the College of Arts and Sciences; and the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning to learn more about why you should major in the arts and humanities at UC!

Tuesday, Sept. 22 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Oct. 14 @ 5 PM EST

  • Pre-Med: Choosing the Best Pathway for You

Let us help you find the right pre-med fit! UC’s Pre-Professional Advising Center, in conjunction with the College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering and Applied Science, and College of Medicine invite you to hear how each pathway prepares students for Medical School. 

Wednesday, Aug. 26 @ 5 PM EST

Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Oct. 12 @ 5 PM EST

Thursday, Nov. 5 @ 5 PM EST

  • What is Engineering? Deep Dive 

Find the major for you! Learn about the CEAS curriculum, student organizations, outcomes after graduation and connect with current students in the program!

Monday, Sept. 28 @ 4 PM EST

Tuesday, Sept. 29 @ 4 PM EST

Wednesday, Sept. 30 @ 4 PM EST

Thursday, Oct. 1 @ 4 PM EST

  • Which Computer/Technology Major is for me?

Interested in computers and technology, but not sure what to study? Learn about various tech related majors at UC, hear from students about why they chose their major and ask questions. 

Tuesday, Aug. 11 @ 6 PM EST

Tuesday, Sept. 1 @ 6 PM EST

Tuesday, Oct. 6 @ 6 PM EST

Tuesday, Nov. 10 @ 6 PM EST

  • STEM at UC

Interested in STEM fields? Learn about how we do it at UC! Join us to learn more about various programs and hear from students on their own journey. Additional sessions will focus on Science and Technology specifics as well as Engineering and Math specifics.

Tuesday, Aug. 25 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Sept. 23 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Oct. 19 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Nov 4 @ 5 PM EST

  • Meet Your Future College of Allied Health Sciences Faculty

Join your future professors as they explain why they are so passionate about your future profession. Engage in a Q&A to learn why our program stands out from the rest.

Separate sessions will be offered for: Advanced Medical Imaging Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, Nutrition & Dietetics, Social Work, Speech Language Hearing Sciences, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Medicine & Pre-Physician Assistant, and Pre-Physical Therapy & Pre-Athletic Training.

Monday, Sept. 28 @ 6 PM EST

Tuesday, Nov. 10 @ 4 PM EST

  • College of Allied Health Sciences Student Panel

Wondering what it's really like to be a College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) Bearcat? Ask the experts at our virtual student panel. They'll be able to answer your toughest questions and talk about their experience as an allied health student.

Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 4 PM EST

Thursday, Oct. 8 @ 6 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 23 @ 7 PM EST 

  • Cooperative Education: What You Need to Know!

Join us to learn more about UC’s history with cooperative education (co-op), the opportunities and benefits to co-op, and how it works for students at the University of Cincinnati.

Wednesday, Oct. 7 @ 6 PM EST

Tuesday, Nov. 17 @ 6 PM EST

  • Learn about the Lindner College of Business

Interested in studying business? Come learn about our first-rate academics, experiential learning opportunities like co-op, in-house career services, and study abroad opportunities from one of our admissions representatives and some of our current Lindner students!

Wednesday, Sept. 9 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Oct. 14 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Nov. 18 @ 5 PM EST

  • Problem Solving in Business

An education from the Lindner College of Business empowers business problem solvers who tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges and do so to improve lives and society. Come hear some examples of those solutions, and how we educate our students on how to think critically and live globally.

Thursday, Oct. 15 @ 6 PM EST

  • Meet the Lindner Business Honors Programs

Are you a student with drive and passion looking to make a difference in the world? Are you passionate about inclusive leadership in and out of the classroom? Are you one of the top academic performers in your school? Come learn more about the Lindner Business Honors programs and the opportunities they can provide you at UC!

Monday, Aug. 24 @ 6:30 PM EST

  • The Business Case for Inclusive Leadership

Innovative business leaders understand the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion within their teams and in their organizations. The Lindner College of Business prepares future problem solvers with the tools necessary to lead in creating cultures of belonging. Join us to learn about Inclusive Leadership and how to leverage diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas for business success.

Tuesday, Oct. 20 @ 6 PM EST

Thursday, Nov. 12 @ 6 PM EST

  • Lindner Women in Business

Are you a woman interested in studying business? At the Lindner College of Business, we prepare emerging inclusive leaders for future endeavors by providing allies, perspective, and resources. Join us as we speak to women in different business fields and come prepared to join the conversation about the different opportunities for women in business.

Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 5 PM EST

  • Getting Into UC’s College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS)

Get a deeper look into preparing your path toward a UC Engineering and Applied Science degree. During this webinar, the CEAS Recruitment Team will share the application timeline and what you can be doing now to shape yourself into a competitive applicant. We’ll help you kick-start your journey to becoming an engineer!

Monday, Aug. 31 @ 4 PM EST

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: what Criminal Justice is, how to design the program to fit your interests, alumni who work in high-profile federal positions, and how undergraduate students get involved with cutting-edge research.

Tuesday, Aug. 11 @ 12 PM EST

Wednesday, Aug. 19 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Aug. 24 @ 6 PM EST

  • Introduction to the Exercise & Fitness Major

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: how to make a difference in the lives of others, the variety of internships and experiences students have gained, and the broad career opportunities available in Exercise & Fitness.

Thursday, Aug. 13 @ 4 PM EST

Tuesday, Aug. 18 @ 6 PM EST

Thursday, Aug. 27 @ 4 PM EST

  • Introduction to Education Majors

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: choosing which grade to teach, job outlook, student teaching, and how to make a difference in the lives of others.

Thursday, Aug. 20 @ 5 PM EST

Tuesday, Aug. 25 @ 6 PM EST

  • Introduction to Human Development & Community Engagement

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: impacting the world around you, working directly with people of all ages, and designing this degree to fit your passions.

Thursday, Aug. 13 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Aug. 19 @ 6 PM EST

Monday, Aug. 24 @ 5 PM EST

  • Introduction to Public Health

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about this broad program that prepares you for many different positions within the health field.

Wednesday, Aug. 12 @ 5 PM EST

Tuesday, Aug. 18 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Aug. 31 @ 4 PM EST

  • Introduction to Information Technology

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: UC’s Cyber Range, what industry partners look for when hiring students, and career pathways the IT program prepares you for.

Thursday, Aug. 13 @ 12 PM EST

Monday, Aug. 17 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Aug. 26 @ 5 PM EST

  • Introduction to Paralegal Studies

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: hands-on experience, various career pathways, and even preparing for a law degree.

Monday, Aug. 17 @ 4 PM EST

Thursday, Aug. 20 @ 12 PM EST

Wednesday, Aug. 26 @ 4 PM EST

  • Introduction to Sport Administration

In this series, four different sessions will give more information about: combining business with the sport industry, landing your dream internship, and standing apart in a competitive field.

Wednesday, Aug. 12 @ 4 PM EST

Monday, Aug. 17 @ 6 PM EST

Thursday, Aug. 27 @ 12 PM EST

  • College of Medicine: Student Experience Panel 

Learn first-hand what it is like to be a Medical Sciences student, from a student! Get to know the ins and outs, what their classes are like, and how they came to choose Medical Sciences.

Monday, Sept. 21 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Oct. 5 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Oct. 19 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 2 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 16 @ 5 PM EST

  • Career Paths in Medical Sciences

Medical Sciences offers a wide variety of healthcare career options. Hear from current and previous students about their choice to follow the path they have chosen.

Tuesday, Sept. 29 @ 5 PM EST

Tuesday, Oct. 20 @ 5 PM EST

 

Sign up for Uniquely UC events >>

  • First Generation College Student Panel

Learn from our panel of First Generation College Students what you need to know to start your college career and how UC will be there to help along the way.

Thursday, Oct. 8 @ 6 PM EST

  • Connect to Campus: Get Involved

With over 500 clubs and organizations along with plenty of leadership opportunities, it’s easy and fun to stay involved at UC. Learn the different ways that you can get involved while being a Bearcat.

Thursday, Aug. 20 @ 5 PM EST

Monday, Oct. 19 @ 6 PM EST

  • Student Affairs Resources

We're here for you! Learn about the different resources and services UC offers to our Bearcats.

Wednesday, Sept. 9 @ 6 PM EST

Monday, Nov. 16 @ 4 PM EST

  • University Honors Program— From Success to Significance

Hear first-hand about the experiences of current students in the University Honors Program, including time for Q&A.

Tuesday, Sept. 22 @ 5 PM EST

Thursday, Oct. 15 @ 6 PM EST

Wednesday, Nov. 4 @ 4 PM EST

 

Sign up for Your NEXT Home events >>

  • City of Cincinnati

From Fortune 500 companies to Fiona the Hippo, discover why Cincinnati is the perfect place to experience as a student and young professional!

Wednesday, Aug. 12 @ 4 PM EST

Tuesday, Sept. 8 @ 7 PM EST

  • Living On Campus

Find your community! Hear from current students on how they have built community here on UC's campus.

Thursday, Aug. 27 @ 6 PM EST

Tuesday, Oct. 20 @ 5 PM EST

  • Transitioning to College Life

The change from high school to college is a new experience for everyone. In this session, you’ll hear how some of our current students made that transition easier and were able to start calling UC home!

Wednesday, Sept. 23 @ 7 PM EST

  • Living Learning Communities

Are you interested in living with other students in your academic college or with peers who share common interests? Learn about all the different opportunities to be a part of a community within your residence hall.

Monday, Oct. 5 @ 5 PM EST

Thursday, Nov. 5 @ 5 PM EST

Wednesday, Nov. 18 @ 6 PM EST