Would You Like to Address Your Fellow Graduates?

Become a Commencement Student Speaker

Selected speakers will receive:

  • EXTRA ceremony tickets
  • Recognition in the program
  • DVD of their ceremony

You must submit the following:

  • Student speaker application
  • Resume
  • Draft copy of proposed 3-5 minute speech
  • Video of your speech delivery

Candidates will be judged on:

  • Academic achievement
  • Campus and community involvement
  • Speech content

Ready to apply?

    Once you have RSVP’d to participate in your ceremony, you can apply to be a Student Speaker by going to eLearning and selecting ‘Student Commencement Speaker Application’ under ‘My Organizations’.

Deadlines to Apply:

Commencement Term Application Deadline
Fall 2019 October 25, 2019
Spring 2020 March 27, 2020