Nominations open for student commencement speaker

A woman in university regalia speaks at a podium
UAF photo by Eric Engman
Class Speaker Tasina Luta Win gives her address during the University of Alaska Fairbanks 2023 Commencement Ceremony at the Carlson Center on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

ASUAF invites students, faculty and staff to nominate graduating students to be the student speaker at UAF's spring Commencement ceremony on May 4. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 16, and the application period opens Feb 1.

Nomination form

Candidates for student commencement speaker must have applied for graduation for spring or summer 2024 or have graduated in fall 2023. Candidates must also be in good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher) and in good conduct standing with UAF.

The Student Commencement Speaker Selection Committee will verify eligibility and confirm that nominated students accept their nomination. Nominated students will still need to apply.

For more information or questions, please contact Ronnie Houchin at or 907-474-5153.