Student Speaker

The Spring 2017 will include an address to the graduating class by a Spring 2017 candidate.

The deadline to sign-up to audition is Wednesday, March 15, 2017 via the Student Speaker Google form. A copy of your speech is due to by Thursday, March 16, 2017.
A selection committee comprised of representatives from the administration, faculty, staff, students, and the alumni association will select the winning speech.

Friday, March 17, 2017

4:30 p.m.

Architecture Auditorium

Eligibility: You must be a candidate for graduation (summer or spring). Students who must complete additional courses in Fall 2017 to graduate are not eligible to audition. You must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average (as of December 2016).

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.