Student Speaker

The 107th Annual Commencement Exercises will include an address to the graduating class by a Spring 2018 candidate.

The deadline to sign-up to audition is Wednesday, March 14, 2018 via the Student Speaker Google form. A copy of your speech is due to by Thursday, March 15, 2018.

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

Friday, March 16th, 2018

4:30 p.m.

Bus Ad A-101 Auditorium

Eligibility: You must be a candidate for graduation (summer or spring). Students who must complete additional courses in Fall 2018 to graduate are not eligible to audition. You must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (as of December 2017).

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.