Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Apply by Friday to Serve as the BSOS Winter Commencement Student Speaker!

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 
Commencement Ceremony 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 

As you prepare to embark on your next journey after graduating from the University of Maryland, what reflections would you share with your fellow graduates?

The selected student speaker will get to deliver his/her message to the 2,000 students, faculty, and guests at the BSOS Commencement Ceremony. The student speaker will play a prominent role in the procession into the Xfinity Center. During the BSOS Commencement Ceremony, the student speaker will get to sit on stage with the Dean Gregory Ball and will receive reserved special seating for family and guests. For more information, please visit

Completed at least 60 credits at the University of Maryland, College Park
A GPA of 3.50 or better
Graduated in Summer or Fall 2018 You will be required to answer the questions below along with the submission of a resume/CV and 2 references:

1. What is your BSOS and Maryland journey?
2. What would be 1) memorable UMCP experiences, 2) experiences unique to BSOS 3) other reflections, and 4) goals/hope for the future that you would want to share with the audience?
3. Why do you feel like you should be selected to represent your graduating class?

The deadline for submission is Friday, October 26th. For more information about the application process or to access the application, please visit the BSOS student speaker website.