What We Do

For Seniors

R Matthews

R Matthews speaking at Commencement

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. 

Past Speakers

Senior Traditions

The Brandeis campus is home to exciting programming and traditions that celebrate your final year as a Brandeis student and welcome you into the alumni family. Make your senior year a memorable one by attending or participating in community events throughout the year such as Liquid Latex and Festival of the Arts, as well as senior specific traditions like Senior Week, Senior Class Gift and Commencement.

Off-Campus Student Support

Entering Waltham Street Sign

Photo Credit: Boston Design Guide

The Dean of Students Office works closely with community partners to support off-campus students. Waltham, Massachusetts is home to historical landmarks, schools, parks, restaurants, residential living. With a population of more than 62,000 residents, Waltham is a great place to live.

Prizes and Awards

Student receiving an award

Each year, undergraduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the Brandeis community are selected to receive prizes and awards in recognition of their campus involvement.