Student Speaker

The Spring 2019 Commencement Exercises will include an address to the graduating class by a Spring 2019 candidate.

The deadline to sign up to audition is Wednesday, March 6, 2019 via the Student Speaker Google form. A copy of your speech is due to by Thursday, March 7, 2019.

A selection committee comprised of representatives from the administration, faculty, staff, students, and the alumni association will select the winning speech.

Friday, March 8, 2019

4:30 p.m.

Shidler Bus Ad A101 Auditorium

Eligibility: You must be a candidate for graduation (summer or spring). Students who must complete additional courses in Fall 2019 to graduate are not eligible to audition. You must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (as of December 2018).

Selection Criteria: The selection committee will select the Student Speaker following auditions. Visit the Selection Criteria page for criteria used to select our speaker.

Please contact the Commencement Coordinator at for more information.