Monday, April 22, 2024

UG Commencement Student Speaker Auditions: UG Student Speaker Auditions

3:00pm - 4:50pm
Purce Hall 1 - Lecture

Would you like to represent your graduating class and participate in your commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14th as the Undergraduate Student Speaker? Sign up to audition now

The Undergraduate Student Speaker will join the Keynote, Graduate, and Faculty Speakers in congratulating and inspiring this year’s graduating class. The auditions will be held from 3 – 5 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2024 in Purce Hall, Lecture Hall 1. We’ll have snacks and drinks to share!  

To audition, prepare a speech no longer than five minutes. You can attend the auditions in person and present your speech, or submit a recording of your speech. Recordings must be submitted no later than Wednesday, April 17th, and will be played at the in-person auditions. 

Speeches should incorporate the commencement theme. This year’s theme is: “All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you. The only lasting truth is change.” - Octavia Butler 

To audition, you must be a degree-seeking student graduating in academic year 2023-24 and have an application for graduation on file. If you haven’t already, apply to graduate no later than April 15th to ensure your name appears in the commencement printed program.  

Please note: to avoid interruptions and out of respect for all auditioners, auditions will begin at 3 pm sharp. Late entry to and early departure from the audition space will not be allowed. 

If you’re not planning to audition, come to the auditions on April 22 to vote for the Undergraduate Student Speaker! Graduating undergraduate students who don’t plan to audition are invited to support their classmates, vote for their class speaker, and grab snacks.  

Email with any questions!
22/04/24 03:00pm - 22/04/24 04:50pm