“The Bicentennial Celebration will honor our university’s rich past, elevate its dynamic present and look forward with great anticipation to its innovative impact over the next 200 years. It’s time to show the world that Next Lives Here at the University of Cincinnati.”

 – President Neville G. Pinto

UC President Pinto


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Mark your calendar for the following events and activities:


Homecoming: October 6, 2018  

Bicentennial Charter Week & Celebration:  January 15-19, 2019

Bicentennial Community Week:  April 1-6, 2019

Distinguished Alumni Celebration:  April 4, 2019  

Homecoming:  October 2019 

Bicentennial Signature Celebration:  Nov 9, 2019

oldest public institution


living alumni worldwide


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In honor of its bicentennial celebration in 2019, the University of Cincinnati will invest up to $100,000 into projects that celebrate and extend UC’s commitment to urban impact in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

UC Bicentennial Co-Chairs

Phil Collins

[CECH, '91] and 
Phil Collins [Bus, '89]

Kim & Bob Dobbs

[CECH, '78] and
Bob Dobbs* [Bus, '76]

*In memory of Bob Dobbs
July 1953 – December 2017.
Read more about Bob's legacy.