Welcome to Commencement at MIT!

MIT is honored to announce that Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, will be the guest speaker at the 2018 Commencement Exercises on June 8. More at MIT News and in The Tech

On June 7, MIT will welcome professor and journalist Candis Callison SM ’02 PhD ’10 back to campus to address the candidates at the Investiture of Doctoral Hoods. Announcement at MIT News

Degree candidates, families, and friends: you will find important information about Commencement throughout this website, but please continue to visit our pages 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 soon!

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

Gayle M. Gallagher
Executive Officer for Commencement

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VIDEO: Creating Commencement

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