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Calling All December Grads!

Are you planning to graduate in December? You're invited to audition to become a student speaker for our December Commencement! 


Preferred Qualifications

The Commencement Student Speaker Selection Committee has established the following preferred qualifications for our student speaker(s): Eligible graduates, including Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees, participating in the December 2023 ceremonies are encouraged to audition. The speaker must be eligible for December or August 2023 graduation with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. The speaker must be comfortable speaking in front of a large audience.


Sign Up By October 26

Auditions will be held in-person on Thursday, October 26, from 3 to 5 P.M. and Friday, October 27, from 8 to 11 A.M. The selected student speaker(s) will be asked to make an appointment with the UNO Speech Center to finalize their speech. Interested? Please sign up to audition through the link below by October 26. After you have selected your audition time, we will send you an email with additional details.


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Have a Question About Auditions?

Contact UNO Events at with any questions.


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