May 11-12, 2018

Be a Speaker

Want to be the 2018 Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals Commencement Speaker?

Please complete this submission form for consideration to be this year's Undergraduate Commencement Speaker. All submissions will be accepted until midnight on March 11th, 2018. Final submissions will move on to auditions on March 26th-29th. Your speech should connect to the larger campus community, California Lutheran University's mission, and your University  journey.  Remember, we are looking for your authentic story and original content.  Please make sure your speech follows the prompt below.

Prompt: How have your experiences at Cal Lutheran helped you on your journey toward discovering or strengthening your purpose and living a meaningful life?

(Helpful Hint: timing is very important! A 2-minute speech is approximately 1-1.5 pages, double spaced, 12 pt font.)

Upload requirements:

*Written Speech

*LinkedIn quality photo

*In addition, we highly encourage video link submissions   in conjunction with your submitted written speech.

Please contact Dr. Cefola at with any questions.


Click here to submit your speech.