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Speaker and Vocalist Application

2022 Speakers

CSUSM Commencement Speaker
Your 3-4 minute speech should address your graduating class and touch on the overall CSUSM experience. You're encouraged to submit a video of yourself reciting your speech. You may view videos from previous ceremonies for examples.


2022 Vocalists

CSUSM Commencement Vocalist

Vocalists will perform "America the Beautiful" to open the ceremony. Please sing two verses and the chorus, a cappella, in your video submission.


2022 Speaker/Vocalist Application

Complete and submit the application form below to be considered to be the speaker for your class, or to sing "America the Beautiful" at your commencement ceremony. 

If you are selected for an in-person audition, you will be notified via email (the email you noted on your application). Students who are selected will need to participate in a sound check at noon on Thursday, May 19 at the Mangrum Track & Field.

Application deadline: March 30, 2022 (11:59 PM).

The application deadline for speakers and vocalists has been extended to 11:59 p.m. on March 30 for students in the College of Business Administration (CoBA); the College of Education, Health and Human Services (CEHHS); and the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSTEM). The deadline has also been extended for vocalist applicants in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS).

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