Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Are you interested in becoming this year’s Undergraduate Commencement Speaker?

We are now accepting applications from any senior in good academic and conduct standing. If you wish to be considered for this role, please complete the online application and include a digital version of your 5 minute speech.

Speeches are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020


After reviewing the speeches, the selection committee (comprised of Brandeis students, faculty and staff) will choose approximately ten candidates and place their speeches on our website for voting. Voting will take place for members of the senior class from noon on Sunday, April 5th through noon on Wednesday, April 8th. The top five candidates will present their speeches to the selection committee in April.

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