Student Commencement Speaker & National Anthem Singer Selection

Students have opportunities to play a special role on their Commencement day.

Student Commencement Speaker

Consider applying to be the Class of 2020 Commencement Speaker. Applications are now available. All seniors who are cleared to  graduate in May 2020, and meet the requirements outlined in the application are invited to become candidates for this honor.  The application is available HERE. Requirements, auditioning information, and the selection process is listed in this application. The application deadline is Friday, March 20, 2020. For questions regarding this application process, please call 401-254-3042 or email

National Anthem Singer

Graduating seniors are encouraged to apply to sing the National Anthem at the Main Ceremony on their Commencement Day!  All undergraduates who have been cleared for graduation are eligible to apply. 

National Anthem Singer Applications are available HERE!

Requirements and the application process are included on the application form.  The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 20, 2020 by 4:30 p.m..  For questions regarding this process, please call 401-254-3322 or email