Student Speaker Application

Applications to become the student speaker for the Class of 2022 Undergraduate and Master’s Commencement ceremonies are now open.

Applications must be submitted by: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

To apply, you will need to access the appropriate form below and submit:

  1. Your full name
  2. Your email address
  3. A brief (less than 200 words) statement outlining why you would like to be the student speaker
  4. A draft of your full speech (less than 650 words, or 4-5 minutes as you would deliver it)

Application forms: Undergraduate Student Speaker | Master’s Student Speaker

After the deadline, applications will be reviewed and finalists will be invited to submit a video of themselves delivering their speech, after which the speaker will be chosen.

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Please direct general ceremony questions to the Dean’s Office at seasdean@seas.upenn.edu.