Services Available


The Speech Lab offers services to students, faculty members, and Grand Valley organizations. The Speech Lab is available for in-person and remote public speaking consultations, class visits, and informative workshop sessions. Our online resources, including guide sheets and the Resource Market, are available 24/7. The Speech Lab and our Knowledge Market partners are ready and willing to collaborate with you on all of your speaking, writing, and research projects and assignments. Below, you will find a list of resources the Speech Lab offers. 

Student Services

Public Speaking Consultations

Consultants are available to assist with any part of the presentation process, including the following:

  • Choosing a speech topic
  • Developing a speech purpose statement
  • Selecting source material for speech content
  • Crafting an organized and/or outlined presentation
  • Producing visual aids
  • Effectively introducing and concluding speeches
  • Speech delivery
  • Speech anxiety

Schedule a consultation

Faculty Services

Speech Lab Class Talks

A Speech Lab representative can visit your classroom and introduce our services to your students!

Schedule a class talk

Become a Speech Lab Partner

When faculty members include Speech Lab consultations as part of a presentation based assignment they are considered a Speech Lab Partner. Academic support organizations can also become a Speech Lab Partner.

Speech Lab Partners can request a 30-90 minute workshop that provides students with a full informative session that covers:

  1. Presentation Basics
    1. Organization and structure
    2. Delivery
    3. Visual Aids
  2. Effective group presentations
    1. Presenting as a group
  3. Managing Speech Anxiety
    1. Nervousness is normal


Schedule Informative Session

Informative session can be tailored to meet the needs of your students.  

We look forward to hearing from you!

Page last modified June 19, 2023