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 Fall Commencement Week Candlelight Ceremony and other Commencement Activities, which will take place on December 13, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Performance Hall at the Ohio Union. Registration is now open at: The application will remain open through November 21, 2018 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 on November 28th, who will choose our Fall 2018 Commencement Candlelight Ceremony Speaker! 

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