COVID-19 Update

All university offices have resumed in-person operations. Students, faculty & staff must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption to return to campus in the fall.

Commencement Speaker Nomination


Please use this form to nominate a speaker for a future Bowie State University Commencement ceremony. Bowie State University recognizes the importance and historical significance of the Commencement ceremony to the university and wants to involve members of the campus community in the nomination of potential keynote speakers.

The university is committed to securing speakers who reflect our mission and values, who have made significant contributions to academia or to society, and who may be perceived as a role model for students and other members of the university community. The university’s commencement speaker selection policy is available online.

Commencement Speaker Nomination

What is your affiliation with Bowie State University?*
Is this person is a BSU alumnus/a?*
Describe why this person should be considered based on the speaker criteria above.
I can help bring this speaker to campus.*