The Winter Commencement ceremony includes keynote remarks by guest speakers.

2023 Winter Commencement Speaker

Speaker will be announced closer to the ceremony date. Check back for more details!

Graduate Speaking Role

In addition, brief remarks will be made by several student speakers, chosen by the Student Speaker Selection Committee. If you are interested in becoming one of the student speakers, please see below.

Do you want to share your Michigan experience with your fellow graduates?

Apply to have a speaking role at the Winter Commencement ceremony!

Several graduates will be chosen to showcase how special U-M is to us. If you are interested in participating, submit a few short paragraphs about yourself and your time here at the University of Michigan along with an audio recording of your message.

Submissions will be open closer to our 2023 Winter Commencement ceremony, 
Email studentspeaker@umich.edu with additional questions.

Graduate Speaker Submission Form (Check back for live link)