Valedictorian Information

Application Deadline: To Be Announced


  • Applicants must be considered a potential graduate for the Spring 2024 Convocation. 
  • Applicants must have contributed in some way to the University community during their time at CBU. 
  • Exemplify the Graduate Outcomes set for CBU graduates Information on the CBU Graduate Attributes.   
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong academic standing with a cumulative average of at least 80% as of December 31, 2023. 

Submission Requirements 

  • A copy of your updated resume. 
  • 2 CBU-related references (at least one academic). Please note: reference letters must be sent directly to by the reference writer. 
  • A short video (less than 3 minutes) where you share a highlight of your time at CBU. This could include a special memory, or an experience you’ll never forget. Don’t forget to tell us why that memory stands out. You should also include why you feel you are a good representative for the entire graduating class as Valedictorian. The video must be submitted as an unlisted YouTube video. 

Once Your Application is Complete 

  • Completed applications can be emailed to Please send your resume and video in one email. 
  • Please remember that reference letters must be sent directly to by the reference writer, not the applicant. 
  • Please note applications and references received after the deadline will not be considered. 
  • By submitting your application, you are granting permission for the selection committee to view your official transcript, provided by the Office of the Registrar.