The Big East will become the University of Cincinnati's eighth athletic conference.
- Conference USA, 1995-present
- Great Midwest Conference, 1991-95
- Metro Conference, 1975-91
- Missouri Valley Conference, 1957-70
- Mid-American Conference, 1946-53
- Buckeye Athletic Association, 1925-37
- Ohio Athletic Conference, 1910-25
* UC also spent several stretches as an independent, which is why there are gaps between conferences.