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New Student Welcome Speaker

The Office of Orientation & Transition is now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 New Student Welcome student speaker.  Help University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins welcome the new incoming class of students and their families to the University of Utah on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. 

Student Speaker Eligibility and Requirements

  • The New Student Welcome student speaker must be an enthusiastic undergraduate student enrolled full-time for the Fall 2020 semester.
  • Student speaker must be available 1-2 times per month from May–Aug. to meet with the Office of Orientation & Transition for coaching and rehearsals.
  • The student speech must be memorized and be accompanied by visuals.
  • In-person interviews for the student speaker will be held May 4-6, 2020.
  • The deadline for applications is April 17, 2020.
Application Requirements
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Please submit a 250-500 word written statement introducing yourself and explaining why you should be the New Student Welcome speaker. Feel free to explain what attracted you to the U and what you have enjoyed most about being a University of Utah student.

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    Please submit a 1-2 minute video introducing yourself and explaining why you should be the New Student Welcome speaker. Feel free to explain what attracted you to the U and what you have enjoyed most about being a University of Utah student.

  2. You'll need to upload your video to a streaming server such as YouTube, Vimeo or the MediaSpace.utah.edu streaming server.
Last Updated: 3/26/20