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Event listings include how to access online content. Contact event sponsor with questions.
Please note that all visitors to campus must comply with Duke’s community safety measures, which include wearing a mask,
check before coming to campus, and follow direction provided by campus personnel.

Commencement Student Speaker Information Session

All September and December 2019 graduates and/or May 2020 degree candidates are invited to submit a speech that, if chosen, will be given at the commencement ceremony. All speeches must be submitted by midnight on March 18, 2020. Finalists will be asked to deliver their speeches to the selection committee at a later date. The information sessions will describe the do's and don'ts of what makes a good commencement speech.