Call for Graduate Student Commencement Speaker

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Indiana State University! You are an inspiration to us all.

We are currently seeking applications for the Graduate Student Commencement Speaker at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2023. In order to be eligible to serve as the Graduate Student Commencement Speaker you must be a graduate student who is participating in the December 2023 Commencement Ceremony.

The deadline to submit your materials is: Wednesday, November 1, 2023. No late submissions will be considered.

If you are interested in submitting an application for review, please submit the following information:
-Your original, written speech. When read, speech should be between four and five minutes.
-A cover letter explaining why you would like to be considered as the Graduate Student Commencement Speaker
-A current resume
-The contact information of a current graduate faculty member to serve as a positive reference

Please submit your application packet via e-mail in a single PDF or Word document to:

Kenneth Games, PhD, LAT, ATC – Director of Graduate Studies

All applicants will be notified of the decision regarding their application no later than Monday, November 6th.

  • Sponsoring Unit
    Office of Graduate Studies