Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

Your time at The Ohio State University has almost come to an end. Are you still looking for a way to leave behind a legacy of all your own? If so we have a great opportunity that you are able to take part in! We are looking for a Student Speaker for the Spring Commencement Week Candlelight Ceremony which will take place on December 14th, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the Oval outside of Thompson Library. Registration is now open at: The application will remain open through November 10th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

All you have to do to apply is submit your proposed speech about your experience here at The Ohio State and what it has meant to you. If your speech is chosen you will then be asked to perform it in front of a carefully selected panel of judges, who will choose our Autumn 2017 Commencement Candlelight Ceremony Speaker! 

For Questions about Commentment Week events, please contact the Commencement Week co-chairs: