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Welcome to Commencement at MIT!

MIT is honored to welcome actor, filmmaker, co-founder of Water.org, and native Cantabrigian Matt Damon as the guest speaker for the 2016 Commencement Exercises. For more, please see the announcements in The Tech and MIT News.

Dates and times of the 2016 ceremonies

  • Investiture of Doctoral Hoods: 11 am, Thursday, June 2
  • Commencement Exercises: 10 am, Friday, June 3

Degree candidates, families, and friends: you will find important information about Commencement 2016 throughout this website, and we encourage you to visit our pages again in the spring for updates. Some details about Commencement week activities are not made final until close to the date, and you will want to be sure you have the most recent information.

Should answers to your questions not be found, please let us know how to help. You can reach us via email or phone (617-253-4795).

We look forward to seeing you in June!

W. Eric L. Grimson
Chancellor for Academic Advancement and
Chair, Commencement Committee

Gayle M. Gallagher
Executive Officer for Commencement

Killian Court on Commencement Day

Killian Court on Commencement Day