KENT, Ohio -- Octavia Spencer delivered the commencement speech at Kent State on Saturday, which cost the university $100,000.
The contract between the university and the Academy-Award winner had her posing for photos with VIPs starting at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
She then took part in the processional, delivered her speech at 11 a.m., and wrapped up by noon.
— octavia spencer (@octaviaspencer) May 13, 2017
In addition to a fee that is listed in the contract as "$100,000 GUARANTEED," the university also agrees to provide: "two (2) unrestricted fully-refundable round trip first-class airfares and first-class exclusive professional ground transportation."
Read more about Spencer's contract, HERE.
**Watch Octavia Spencer's entire speech above this story.**