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Student Speaker

Address Your Peers as a Student Speaker at Commencement!

Applications to be a Student Speaker at our 2016 Commencement Morning & Afternoon Ceremony are now available.

Application Process

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a graduating student eligible to participate in the 2016 Spring Ceremony
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at the Undergraduate level and 3.5 for Graduate students
  • Submit a complete application package by 5:00pm on Monday, April 4, 2016.
  • If invited, present the proposed 2 minute speech to the Graduation Program Board in late April 2016

More information can be found within the application. Download the 2016 Commencement Student Speaker Application.

Selection Timeline

  • December 2016 - Applications Available
  • April 4, 2016 - Applications Due  
  • Late April 2016 - Finalists invited to present to the Graduation Program Board
  • May 6, 2016 - Student Speakers Selected