All undergraduate and graduate students receiving a UC San Diego degree in June 2016 are invited to apply and audition for the role of student speaker at this year’s All-Campus Commencement. A panel of campus leaders will choose one student to deliver an inspirational message (up to 5 minutes) to fellow graduates on the event’s theme, Service to the Community and the World.

Complete and submit the All-Campus Commencement Student Speaker Application (PDF).

  • You’re encouraged to include examples of your service in your application.
  • Feb. 1 through March 18: Applications accepted; must be received by March 18.
  • First 2 weeks of April: Student-speaker candidates who have been selected to move forward in the processwill audition by presenting the 5-minute speech they hope to deliver at the All Campus Commencement. A campus-wide panel representing students, faculty, college and campus leadership will select the speaker.
  • Mid-April: The student speaker will be announced.
This article originally appeared in the February 2016 Issue of the Triton Worker. 

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