Student Speaker

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

Auditions:
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 graduate@hawaii.edu 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 graduate@hawaii.edu for more information.