Interested in being the Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker? Apply below!
Candidates must attach a résumé
Candidates must submit a draft of their speech
Candidates will be judged on academic achievement, campus and community involvement, and speech content.
Applications will be reviewed by a subset of the Office of Student Affairs and Commencement Committee.
One student speaker will be selected to represent all graduates per ceremony—not one student speaker from each school graduating at the ceremony.
Student speakers will meet with a staff member prior to commencement for practice and “coaching.”
Student speakers sit on stage at commencement with faculty and administrators.